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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Expanding the Impact of Precision Medicine to Fuel Discoveries

Add a Comment By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, February 12, 2015 MSK’s Functional Genomics Initiative will enable basic scientists to take full advantage of the massive amount of data produced by tumor sequencing. read more

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New 100-Mile PR at the 2015 Rocky Raccoon 100m/USATF Championships

“Oh my God, I think I’m going to be sick,” said the runner next to me in the starting chute of the 2015 Rocky Raccoon 100-Mile Run (RR100) last Saturday morning. Thirty seconds to start…it’s the last time your brain allows you to absorb the entirety of the next 30 hours, and the sheer insanity of a sport and race that annually draws 500+ runners here to Hunstville, TX. We are all fidgeting – the fast runners bouncing like hungry greyhounds, the vets finding solace and strength in the moment – but the newbies have it the worst.

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How to Keep Your Pearly Whites in Top Shape during and after Cancer Treatment

Add a Comment By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer   |  Tuesday, January 13, 2015 MSK dentist Sae Hee Kim discusses how cancer treatment can affect the teeth and gums and offers tips on how people with cancer can care for them. read more

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Study Reveals How Some Breast Cancers Become Resistant to Targeted Drugs

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Monday, November 17, 2014 A study of one patient’s disease has clarified why tumors stop responding to a class of experimental drugs called PI3K inhibitors. read more

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Beyond the Usual Suspects: Study of Noncoding DNA Reveals New Mutations Linked to Cancer

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, November 13, 2014 In a study of patient tumor samples, researchers have found common mutations in parts of the genome that control gene regulation.

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The Enemy’s Telltale Mark: Researchers Find Novel Way Body Defends against Harmful Bacteria

Add a Comment By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, October 21, 2014 MSK researchers discover that the body senses and attacks harmful bacteria indirectly after the pathogens cause stress within the cells. read more

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