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Recent Blog Posts

Pictured: Mark Bilsky
Q&A
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The director of the Spine Tumor Center explains how this new, high-powered approach to radiation therapy has changed the way spine tumors are treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Halina Frydman
Patient Story
Monday, February 13, 2012

Soon after Halina Frydman’s husband noticed changes in his wife's personality, Halina was diagnosed with primary central nervous system lymphoma. She came to Memorial Sloan Kettering to receive treatment through a clinical trial.

Pictured: Stephanie Luedke
Patient Story
Monday, January 30, 2012

While a diagnosis of cervical cancer once required a hysterectomy, a procedure called a radical trachelectomy eliminated Stephanie Luedke’s cancer and preserved her ability to bear a child.

Prediction Tool
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Our ovarian cancer nomogram is a personalized tool that can help you and your doctor make important treatment decisions after surgery.

Pictured: Michael Quinlan
Patient Story
Thursday, January 19, 2012

When actor Michael Quinlan was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he came to Memorial Sloan Kettering to learn about treatment options from our multidisciplinary team of experts. After undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery, he remains cancer-free.

Pictured: Mark Bilsky, Eric Lis, Josh Yamada, and George Krol
Cancer Guide
Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The Spine Tumor Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering provides state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services for more than 1,500 people with primary or metastatic spine tumors each year.

Pictured: Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research Seminar
Video
Thursday, January 12, 2012

Hundreds of high school students and teachers attended our sixth annual Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research seminar to learn about cutting-edge biomedical research and to engage with leading scientists.

Philanthropy
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

As a tribute to Memorial Sloan Kettering Board member Josephine “Josie” Robertson, Memorial Sloan Kettering has joined with The Robertson Foundation to undertake two high-profile initiatives — the Josie Robertson Surgery Center and the Josie Robertson Investigators Program — made possible by a $50 million commitment from The Robertson Foundation.

Pictured: Clifford Hudis
Honor
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Clifford A. Hudis has been elected President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the world’s leading professional organization representing more than 30,000 physicians who care for people with cancer.

Pictured: Mark Kris & Ann Culkin
Honor
Monday, December 5, 2011

Congratulations to Mark Kris, Chief of the Thoracic Oncology Service, and Ann Culkin, nurse on the Thoracic Oncology Service, for receiving the Wholeness of Life Award 2011 from the HealthCare Chaplaincy.

Pictured: Lloyd J. Old
In Memoriam
Sunday, December 4, 2011

Memorial Sloan Kettering notes with sadness the death of Lloyd J. Old, who was internationally recognized as one of the founders and standard bearers of the field of tumor immunology.

Research
Pictured: Evelyn Lauder
In Memoriam
Monday, November 14, 2011

Memorial Sloan Kettering mourns the loss of Evelyn H. Lauder, who was a tireless cancer research advocate and a member of our Board of Overseers.