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Dance Heals: Dréa’s Dream

Add a Comment By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Andréa Rizzo survived childhood cancer but was killed by a drunk driver at age 24. Her dream, to give children with cancer the gift of dance, continues in her name. read more

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Smoking May Interfere with Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Add a Comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD and Jim Stallard, MA Monday, February 2, 2015 Researchers call for intensified efforts to help men with prostate cancer quit smoking after a recent MSK study revealed that patients who smoke during radiation therapy face a higher risk of both having the disease return and dying from it. read more

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Setting Cancer Cells on the Right Path: A New Leukemia Drug Shows Growing Promise

Add a Comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor   |  Friday, January 30, 2015 An experimental drug for acute myelogenous leukemia might potentially help many more patients than previously thought by controlling epigenetic processes, according to a recent MSK study. read more

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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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Team Spirit: A Glimpse Inside a Disease Management Meeting

Add a Comment By Peter Kingham, MD, Surgical Oncologist   |  Monday, December 15, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering’s top cancer specialists come together to consult on complex cases at weekly Disease Management Team meetings. read more

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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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At Work: Interventional Radiologist William Alago

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Monday, November 24, 2014 Interventional radiologist William Alago discusses minimally invasive procedures, advances in imaging techniques, and the future of his field. read more

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