Pictured: Joao Xavier & Eric Pamer
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, November 10, 2014

Clostridium difficile infections are a growing problem, but MSK researchers are looking for innovative ways to prevent and treat them.

Cancer biologist Andrea Ventura
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, November 6, 2014

For the first time, Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists have created a mouse model that replicates a subtype of non-small cell lung cancer caused by a chromosomal rearrangement — a type of mutation that is common in cancers but thus far has been very difficult to study.

A student asks a question at last year’s "Major Trends” seminar.
Event
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, November 3, 2014

Every year, MSK gives high school students and their teachers the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge biomedical research from our scientists.

RISE Program Clinical Director Debra Mangino discusses next steps with a patient.
In the Clinic
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, October 31, 2014

The team of experts in our RISE Program tailor each woman’s surveillance plan based on the latest findings in breast cancer risk, prevention, and treatment.

David Kanarek, 1996.
Giving
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Thursday, October 30, 2014

The death of one courageous young man and the vision and generosity of his parents are making a difference for pediatric cancer patients at the end of life, as well as for their families.

Pictured: Jorge Reis-Filho and Britta Weigelt
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Genetic alterations linked to a rare salivary cancer could also shed light on more common malignancies.

Pictured: Kathryn Ciccolini
Support
By Kathryn Ciccolini, RN, BSN, OCN, Clinical Nurse  |  Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Navigating insurance requirements and filling and paying for prescription medications can be a challenge for patients. These tips can ensure your next trip to the pharmacy is a smooth one.

Cancer Care
SUPPORT
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 23, 2014

MSK medical oncologist and acupuncturist Ting Bao discusses the symptoms that arise during breast cancer treatment and how integrative medicine may help relieve them.

Pictured: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, October 21, 2014

MSK researchers discover that the body senses and attacks harmful bacteria indirectly after the pathogens cause stress within the cells.

Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, October 20, 2014

Medical oncologist Paul Sabbatini demystifies common misconceptions surrounding clinical trials.

Giving
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 16, 2014

For family and friends looking to contribute in any way they can, giving blood on behalf of a particular patient can be a great help.

DNA wrapped around histones
Decoder
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Physician-scientist Omar Abdel-Wahab explains epigenetics, a growing field based on the study of genetic changes that are not part of the DNA code, and how it relates to cancer.

Three friends
Support
By Valerie Banner, BA, Writer  |  Monday, October 13, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering social workers Meredith Cammarata and Liz Blackler give advice to anyone who wants to offer support to someone they know with cancer.

Pictured: Ping Chi
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 9, 2014

Genetic analysis reveals biomarkers and possible drug targets for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.

Pictured: MSK West Harrison
Announcement
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, October 6, 2014

MSK’s newest facility, in West Harrison, offers residents of Westchester and Fairfield Counties and the Hudson Valley convenient access to top MSK specialists and unparalleled cancer care.

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