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Pictured: Charles Sawyers' Laboratory
In the Clinic
Monday, January 7, 2013

The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s notable research advances include the approval of a new drug for men with advanced prostate cancer that was developed and studied by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers.

Pictured: Michel Sadelain & Jedd Wolchok
Announcement
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Physician-scientists Michel Sadelain and Jedd Wolchok have been appointed to a new research team dedicated to investigating ways to harness the immune system to fight cancer.

Pictured: Ethel Law & Elizabeth Grahn
Announcement
Monday, December 10, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering advanced practice nurses Elizabeth Grahn and Ethel Law have been recognized for their extraordinary achievements in education and research.

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.