Outsmarting Cancer’s Survival Skills

Add a Comment By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, April 9, 2015 A new study led by MSK investigators reveals how some cancer cells become resistant to targeted treatment and suggests what might be done to stop that from happening. read more

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Five Fascinating Approaches to Cancer Science

Add a Comment By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA, Managing Web Editor   |  Tuesday, December 30, 2014 From tropical plants and 3-D snapshots of worms to tiny particles that light up tumors, here’s a glimpse at some of the fascinating work MSK researchers pursued in 2014 as part of our quest to advance cancer science.

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Investigators Use Stem Cells to Study Rare Pediatric Brain Tumors

2 comments By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Monday, December 1, 2014 Investigators have created the first-ever genetically engineered model of cancer made from human embryonic stem cells in culture. read more

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Identification of Beneficial Bacteria May Lead to New Treatment for Common Infection

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Monday, November 10, 2014 Clostridium difficile infections are a growing problem, but MSK researchers are looking for innovative ways to prevent and treat them. read more

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Prostate Cancer Organoids Provide New Tool for Evaluating Therapies

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, September 4, 2014 Researchers have created tiny structures called organoids from patients’ prostate tumors. These organoids will allow the study of tumors in greater detail and enable correlation of genetic mutations with drug response

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Researchers Find Clues to How Breast Cancer Can Infiltrate the Brain

2 comments By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, August 19, 2014 A new study sheds light on what enables breast cancer cells to spread to the brain and presents a potential target for drugs.

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Transforms Cancer Research and Care Delivery

Add a Comment By Memorial Sloan Kettering   |  Friday, July 11, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering’s vision is nothing less than to revolutionize the treatment of cancer. Learn about some of the ways we’re doing it

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