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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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Straight Talk: Connecting with Patients in Their Own Languages

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, February 19, 2015 Services including a pilot program for remote simultaneous medical interpreting using UN-style headsets can help improve care for a growing number of patients. read more

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Are Ultramarathoners Getting High? (Wall St Journal)

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) ran an article today called The Debate Over Running While High , discussing the trade offs of consuming marijuana during, or after, ultrarunning events. Holy cow, is this a thing? Will all Colorado events (where marijuana is legal for recreational use) now have “special” edibles at the aid stations?

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Can Stem Cells Be Taught to Repair a Radiation-Damaged Brain?

1 comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor   |  Friday, February 6, 2015 In a recent study, Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists used stem-cell engineering to repair brain injuries in rats. The results raise hope for future therapies that could prevent or fix nerve damage in cancer patients who need brain radiation. read more

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Don’t Let Depression Decide for You

Add a Comment By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Tuesday, January 20, 2015 People with cancer who are depressed can have difficulty making appropriate treatment decisions. MSK psychiatrist Mary Jane Massie discusses the problem and what can be done to help

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Researchers Uncover Potential Target for “Undruggable” Form of Liver Cancer

Add a Comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, September 30, 2014 In taking a new approach to finding treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma, MSK scientists have uncovered a potential drug target for this highly aggressive cancer. read more

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Recognizing and Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue

Add a Comment By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Friday, June 27, 2014 Psychiatrist William Breitbart answers questions about coping with the debilitating exhaustion that can result from cancer treatment. read more

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