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MSK breast cancer and COVID-19 patient holding a stuffed heart
Our experts, Drs. Lisa DeAngelis and Jeffrey Drebin, along with current patient, Eliza Paris, share with NBC how at MSK we are still and have always been providing world-class cancer care.
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Dr. Jun Mao with patient
During the upcoming ASCO Virtual Scientific Program, MSK Chief of Integrative Medicine, Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE will be presenting a new study comparing the effectiveness of electro-acupuncture (EA) and auricular acupuncture (AA) versus usual care (UC) for chronic musculoskeletal pain in cancer survivors.
Dr.  Zsofia Stadler
During the upcoming ASCO Virtual Scientific Program, MSK Medical Oncologist Zsofia K. Stadler, MD, will present a study where she and her team sought to assess the clinical utility of germline mutation profiling for targeted therapeutic interventions in a pan-cancer patient population, or a population with similarities and differences among the genomic and cellular alterations found across their diverse tumor types.
Charles Rudin with lab member
During the upcoming ASCO Virtual Scientific Program, MSK Chief of Thoracic Oncology Service Charles M. Rudin, MD, PhD, will present a study that found pembrolizumab addition to first-line chemotherapy significantly improved progression-free survival for patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC).
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MSK radiologist reviews a scan
As the height of the COVID-19 outbreak in New York City and the Tri-State area begins to subside, oncologists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are urging patients to schedule cancer screenings and treatments now.
Rona Yaeger, MD, Co-First author (on the left) and Sandra Misale PhD, senior author (on the right).
An international team of researchers led by Sandra Misale, research associate at the Sloan Kettering Institute, examined the effects of the experimental cancer drug, AMG510, which targets KRAS G12C cell lines, and found that the efficacy of such KRAS G12C inhibitors is lineage-specific. These findings provide a mechanistic understanding of the differences in response to KRAS G12C inhibitor in lung and colorectal cancers.
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Virtual meetings are becoming the norm under COVID-19 and winning over many researchers. MSK’s Emily Costa is quoted.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
 
In an interview with CancerNetwork, MSK’s Kelly Morgan offered background on why the study was conducted in this patient population.
Monday, June 1, 2020
 
MSK’s Anna Lee discusses latest study on changes in cancer mortality rates.
Monday, June 1, 2020
 

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