MSK Plays Critical Role in FDA Approval of New Melanoma Drug

Add a Comment By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, January 6, 2015 A new treatment for advanced melanoma is the latest promising advance in immunotherapy tested in large part by our scientists.

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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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Obesity Could Soon Be the Leading Preventable Cause of Cancer in the United States

1 comment By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor   |  Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Experts warn that the nation’s weight problem could significantly raise cancer risk — and awareness of the link between the two is lacking. read more

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At the End of Life, the Holidays Can Be a Time for Meaningful Moments

Add a Comment By Jenifer Goodwin, BA, Freelance Writer   |  Thursday, December 18, 2014 The holiday season can be a particularly difficult time for people who are terminally ill and their loved ones. Yet there are ways to work with the experience to derive joy and meaning in the midst of fear or sadness

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Each Patient Is a Unique Human Being, Not a Disease or a Group of Symptoms

Add a Comment By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, December 8, 2014 MSK critical care physician Louis Voigt is a firm believer in a holistic approach to the practice of medicine, as well as to his patients and their loved ones. read more

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Spotlight on Pathology: A Key Component of Cancer Care

Add a Comment By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, December 4, 2014 The most effective cancer treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis. Pathologist Meera Hameed explains the pathologist’s crucial contributions.

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Restoring Limb Length Following Bone Cancer Surgery

1 comment By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor   |  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering has taken the lead in applying a limb-lengthening technique in people with bone cancer to restore long gaps in bone after removal of a tumor.

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