Neurons created from embryonic stem cells
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, January 22, 2015

A new tool called optogenetics is revealing clues about the function of a promising experimental therapy derived from stem cells.

Depressed Woman
Feature
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.

Pictured: José Baselga
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Thursday, January 15, 2015

MSK Physician-in-Chief José Baselga discusses the amazing progress that has been made in fighting cancer.

Pictured: Clifford Hudis
In the News
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Experts warn that the nation’s weight problem could significantly raise cancer risk — and awareness of the link between the two is lacking.

Dentist Sae Hee Kim
Support
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, January 8, 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.

Sandra D’Angelo and Jedd Wolchok
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, January 6, 2015

A new treatment for advanced melanoma is the latest promising advance in immunotherapy tested in large part by our scientists.

Stained pathology slides of a patient’s tumor (right) and of an organoid made from that tumor (left).
In the Lab
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA, Managing Web Editor  |  Tuesday, December 30, 2014

From tropical plants and 3-D snapshots of worms to tiny particles that light up tumors, here’s a glimpse at some of the fascinating work MSK researchers pursued in 2014 as part of our quest to advance cancer science.

Pictured: Cooper
Slide Show
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The loving pets in our therapy dog program offer comfort to patients and their families.

Cancer Care
Holiday candle
Support
By Jenifer Goodwin, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, December 18, 2014

The holiday season can be a particularly difficult time for people who are terminally ill and their loved ones. Yet there are ways to work with the experience to derive joy and meaning in the midst of fear or sadness.

Pictured: Peter Kingham
Perspective
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.

Pictured: Eytan Stein
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, December 11, 2014

An experimental drug for blood cancers with certain genetic mutations is showing promise in early-stage trials.

Pictured: Louis Voigt
Q&A
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, December 8, 2014

MSK critical care physician Louis Voigt is a firm believer in a holistic approach to the practice of medicine, as well as to his patients and their loved ones.

Cancer Care
Pathologists at MSK
Feature
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, December 4, 2014

The most effective cancer treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis. Pathologist Meera Hameed explains the pathologist’s crucial contributions.

Pictured: Viviane Tabar
In the Lab
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.

Limb lengthening
In the Clinic
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering has taken the lead in applying a limb-lengthening technique in people with bone cancer to restore long gaps in bone after removal of a tumor.

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