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Advances in Myeloma, Lymphoma, and Bone Marrow Transplant Announced at the 2018 ASH Meeting
Learn more about the work of MSK researchers being presented at the 2018 meeting of the American Society of Hematology.
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Gut Microbes May Protect People Having Bone Marrow Transplants
For the first time, researchers have found an association between the makeup of the microorganisms in the body before a bone marrow transplant and a patient’s survival afterward.
In the News
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Former MSK Immunologist James Allison Wins Nobel Prize in Medicine
Dr. Allison is being honored for discovering how to take the brakes off cancer-fighting immune cells.
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Meet the Scientists Who Engineer CAR T Cells, a Type of "Living" Immunotherapy
An immunotherapy called CAR T is transforming the treatment of certain cancers. These are the people who make it possible.
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Findings from Two Patients Shed New Light on Drug Resistance in AML
A team at MSK has discovered a previously unknown type of resistance to a new leukemia drug.
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What Is Epigenetics, and Why Is Everyone Talking about It?
Epigenetics is frequently in the news, but there's lots of confusion about just what it entails.
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Discovery of Unusual Cell Type Could Help Guide Immunotherapy
A newly identified group of immunosuppressive cells could provide insight into the effects of immunotherapy drugs.
In the Lab
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Study Identifies New Way to Combat a Serious CAR T Cell Therapy Side Effect
By uncovering the root cause of cytokine release syndrome, MSK researchers have found a way to stop it.
In Brief
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A Precision Strike to Treat Prostate Cancer
An antibody that targets a prostate cell protein shows potential for designing safer, more effective prostate cancer therapies.
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Highlights from MSK at the 2018 American Association for Cancer Research Meeting
Read up on the latest developments in several key areas of cancer research, including genomic mapping, disease modeling through CRISPR, CAR T therapy, and cancer stem cells.