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Pictured: Charles Sawyers
Announcement
Saturday, December 8, 2012

Charles Sawyers, Chair of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, is widely recognized as someone who is revolutionizing the molecular treatment of cancer.

Research
Pictured: Michael Zelefsky
In the Clinic
Friday, November 30, 2012

Study signals hope for maintaining sexual function in men undergoing radiation treatment for prostate cancer.

Q&A
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Cancer patients use more blood and platelets than patients with any other illness. Memorial Sloan Kettering is always in need of blood donations – especially during the holiday season.

Pictured: Zuckerman Research Center
Announcement
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new research complex contains more than 100 laboratories, nearly doubling the space we dedicate to research to better understand and treat cancer.

Research
Pictured: Robin Roberts
In the News
Thursday, October 11, 2012

Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts recently said good-bye to her inpatient treatment team at Memorial Sloan Kettering after undergoing a stem cell transplant to treat myelodysplastic syndrome.

Community Event
In the Community
Friday, October 5, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering highlights initiatives to help meet the cancer-related healthcare needs of our community and to improve access to healthcare services.

Pictured: Zana Correa
Event
Friday, September 28, 2012

A new program is training nurses across the country to identify the needs of cancer survivors and to help patients and their families achieve the best possible quality of life after treatment.

Pictured: Filippo Giancotti
In the Lab
Friday, August 24, 2012

A new Memorial Sloan Kettering study has identified one of the proteins fueling the spread of some breast cancers, and researchers hope their findings will lead to the development of new diagnostic tools and drugs.

Pictured: U.S. News & World Report
Honor
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

For the 23rd year in a row, Memorial Sloan Kettering is ranked as one of the best hospitals for cancer care nationally according to U.S. News & World Report, appearing at No. 2 on the 2012-13 list.

New York Magazine's Best Doctors 2012
In the News
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

The magazine’s 15th annual issue recognizes more cancer physicians from Memorial Sloan Kettering than any other hospital.

Pictured: Chaya Moskowitz
In the Clinic
Monday, June 4, 2012

A new study confirms that female childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation to the chest have a high risk of developing breast cancer at a young age – a risk that is comparable to that of women who have mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.

Pictured: Paul Paik
Finding
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering was one of the first centers to use this type of genetic testing for lung cancer patients and is currently one of the only centers testing for mutations in squamous cell carcinomas of the lung.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok and James Allison
In the News
Friday, April 20, 2012

In an article describing the history and promise of immunotherapy for cancer treatment, the magazine highlights the groundbreaking work of James Allison, Chair of the Sloan Kettering Institute’s Immunology Program, and medical oncologist and immunologist Jedd Wolchok.

Pictured: American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2012
Announcement
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the world’s oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research, held its 2012 annual meeting in Chicago.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
In the Clinic
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Findings from a multidisciplinary research team led by Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist and immunologist Jedd Wolchok could help shed light on the immune system’s role in fighting cancer.