"I realized that if I did not address the issues now, in 20 years I could be facing true consequences. Osteosarcoma does not define my life, but it will continue to shape it,” says survivor Raeanna.

Read more as she shares her story about coping with post treatment hearing loss in the latest edition of Bridges: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Does an aspirin a day really reduce the risk of colorectal cancer? Our experts weigh in, but stress that colonoscopy screening is still the best way to prevent colorectal cancer. [ Bit.ly Link ] #ColonCancerAwarenessMonth
As a firefighter, Danny faced fear every day. But nothing scared him more than cancer. His MSK team performed a complex and innovative surgery that not only saved his life but got him back to the job he loves. Check out Danny’s incredible story.

Danny's Story

Research has shown that a condition called metabolic obesity can increase the risk of breast cancer — and possibly other health problems as well.

Study Uncovers Hidden Risk for Breast Cancer in Some Women

“I remember thinking, this is insane. I have cancer, you have to get rid of it.” Learn how Nancy, a lymphoma cancer survivor, coped with her doctor's recommendation of active surveillance: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Today is Certified Nurses Day! Let’s hear it for our incredible team of nurses, who go above and beyond everyday to provide outstanding patient care. Check out some of the numbers on our amazing team.
For many people, creating art can be a therapeutic experience during times of health-related fear and anxiety. As Creative Arts Therapy Week comes to a close, learn more about our art therapy programs and art workshops.

Art Therapy & Workshops

Learn how a patient’s intestinal bacteria may influence the risk of cancers such as leukemia or lymphoma returning after bone marrow transplantation. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Intestinal Bacteria May Affect Risk of Cancer Returning after Bone Marrow Transplantation

Happy Women's History Month! It’s time for our Friday series highlighting some of the amazing women on our MSK team, who are helping us change the way the world treats cancer.

Meet Maomao, a research fellow here at MSK, who has 3 pieces of advice for women pursing a career in biology.
“What we're trying to do with this is have something that offers some respite for the patients, some sort of healing through art. A lot of people spend a lot of time here - daily, weekly monthly - so what we're trying to offer is something that is not stagnant, something that is ever changing." - Jay Davis, our curator for ambulatory care arts program.

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Memorial Sloan Kettering unveils art gallery at Monmouth County cancer center

Researchers envision a new way of monitoring cancer and other diseases by implanting nanotube sensors under the skin. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Detective Work: How Implantable Nanosensors Could Monitor Cancer Activity

Today is national Kick Butts Day, and we all know smoking can lead to more than just lung cancer. Hear from Dr. Bochner, as he shares how smoking can put you at a higher risk for bladder cancer.
Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate, we want you to meet some of the amazing women on our MSK Team, as they offer their advice to young women looking to enter their field of expertise, and share what women have inspired them.
During National Nutrition Month, check out 8 tips to eat right and stay at a healthy weight during and after treatment.
Cancer affects more than just the body, so we treat our patients with more than just medicine. During Creative Arts Therapy Week, learn more about our music therapy program.
When Ezzy was diagnosed with refractory acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), her doctor, Dr. Kevin Curran, recommended she participate in a pediatric immunotherapy clinical trial. Check out her story featured on CBS Sunday Morning: [ Goo.gl Link ]

Immunotherapy: The next frontier in cancer treatment

Don’t forget to tune in now to CBS Sunday Morning for today’s special Beyond Cancer update, featuring our own Dr. Kevin Curran and his incredible patient Ezzy, who participated in a pediatric CAR T cell therapy clinical trial.
Before the 2017 Cycle for Survival season comes to a close this weekend in NYC, we want to provide some extra inspiration. Meet Barry, a long time Cycle for Survival participant. He rides in honor of his sister who was a patient here at MSK.

"We ride in my sister's memory to provide hope for those who need it most. Cycle for Survival gave her hope, and we ride to provide critical resources...
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In honor of Women's History Month, every Friday we are shining a light on some of the amazing women on our MSK team, who are helping us change the way the world treats cancer.

Meet Dr. Carol Brown, as she shares her advice for all women who want to become surgeons.
March is Child Life Month, and our Child Life Specialists are taking you inside our Kids Clinic! The Kids Clinic highlights the use of Medical Play, an age appropriate teaching tool for some of our youngest patients and their families. Medical Play allows patients to gain mastery over their difficult experience and gives them back control of the situation. It can also make the process, and...
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