Recent News: Pathology

5 News Items found
In the Clinic
MRI of brain and spinal fluid in green
Analyzing Spinal Fluid Could Guide Brain Tumor Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancer DNA taken from spinal fluid could serve as a liquid biopsy that provides information on brain tumor mutations.
In the Lab
Image of dividing breast cancer cells taken with electron microscope.
Researchers Identify Why Women May Develop Resistance to a New Class of Breast Cancer Drugs
Clues emerge about why promising new breast cancer drugs sometimes don’t work — and what might be done about it.
In the News
American Society of Clinical Oncology logo
#ASCO17: Post-Conference Roundup of Themes and Trends
Read up on the progress being made in several key areas of cancer research, including immunotherapy, targeted therapy, precision surgery, and epigenetics.
Christina Leslie and John Petrini
Expanding the Impact of Precision Medicine to Fuel Discoveries
MSK’s Functional Genomics Initiative will enable basic scientists to take full advantage of the massive amount of data produced by tumor sequencing.
In the Lab
Pictured: Sarat Chandarlapaty
Researchers Identify Mutations that Cause Some Breast Cancers to Resist Treatment
Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found genetic mutations that cause some breast cancers to develop resistance to hormone therapy.