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Pictured: Harold Varmus
Feature
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

A May 11 ceremony recognized doctoral and honorary degree recipients and featured National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus as the keynote speaker.

Pictured: Peter Allen
Video
Thursday, June 7, 2012

Dr. Allen talks about the specialized team of cancer experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering and the long-term relationships he maintains with his patients.

Pictured: Manjit Bains
Cancer Guide
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

In our recently updated guides to non-small cell and small-cell lung cancers, you can learn about diagnosis, treatment, follow-up care, lung cancer experts, and clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Feature
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering and IBM have agreed to collaborate on the development of a powerful tool built upon IBM Watson to provide medical professionals with improved access to comprehensive cancer data and practices.

Pictured: Howard Scher
Perspective
Friday, June 1, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s prostate cancer team — including Howard I. Scher, Chief of the Genitourinary Oncology Service — disagrees with new PSA screening recommendations released by government task force.

Pictured: Nikola Pavletich and Alexander Rudensky
Honor
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Structural Biology Program Chair Nikola P. Pavletich and immunologist Alexander Y. Rudensky have received one of the highest honors given to scientists working in the United States.

Video
Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Dr. Pusic, a plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction, talks about advances in reconstructive surgery techniques and in measuring quality of life for patients after surgery.

Pictured: Graduates
Event
Friday, May 18, 2012

As part of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s 33rd annual academic convocation on May 11, the Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded PhDs to four graduates.

Pictured: Jonathan Coleman
Video
Monday, May 14, 2012

Dr. Coleman, who specializes in treating prostate and kidney cancers, talks about how minimally invasive surgical techniques reduce recovery time and pain, as well as improve quality of life for patients.

Pictured: Neural stem cells
Philanthropy
Friday, May 11, 2012

Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering will benefit from renewed support for The Starr Cancer Consortium and the Tri-Institutional Stem Cell Initiative totaling $105 million.

Pictured: 2012 Rudin Award Winners
Honor
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Six nursing staff members were named the 2012 Samuel and May Rudin Award winners at an early morning ceremony today.

Pictured: William Jarnagin
Video
Monday, May 7, 2012

Dr. Jarnagin – a surgeon who treats patients with disorders of the pancreas, liver, and bile ducts – discusses the specialized expertise of surgeons at Memorial Sloan Kettering, a high-volume center.

Pictured: Valerie Rusch
Video
Thursday, May 3, 2012

Dr. Rusch, Chief of the Thoracic Service, discusses the multidisciplinary care plan that is developed for each patient by a specialized team of physicians at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Kimberly Van Zee
Video
Friday, April 27, 2012

Dr. Van Zee discusses the personalized care delivered by a multidisciplinary team of breast cancer experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Patty
Patient Story
Monday, April 23, 2012

Patty grew up playing in the sun at the beach, so when she developed a growth under her eye she knew it could be skin cancer. Experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge diagnosed her with basal cell carcinoma and performed a highly specialized surgery to remove the cancer.