Pictured: Low-dose CT scans
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, December 26, 2013

The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual report on top clinical cancer advances of the year once again features several studies led by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers.

In Memoriam
By Craig Thompson, MD, President and CEO  |  Friday, December 20, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering President and CEO Craig Thompson reflects on the life and career of cancer research pioneer Janet Rowley.

Pictured: Ross Levine
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, December 9, 2013

A new diagnostic test co-developed by Memorial Sloan Kettering identifies hundreds of genetic alterations in blood cancers, which will guide physicians in treatment decisions.

Pictured: Casper zebrafish
Snapshot
By Jennifer Bell, PhD  |  Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Physician and cell biologist Richard White has generated a transparent and stripeless strain of zebrafish to study how tumors develop the capacity to metastasize to new organs.

Pictured: Joan Massagué
Announcement
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, November 25, 2013

Internationally recognized cancer biologist Joan Massagué has been named Director of the Sloan Kettering Institute. He was previously Chair of the Cancer Biology and Genetics Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The study of some victims exposed to ionizing radiation from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident is yielding new information about how radiation-induced thyroid cancer develops.

Pictured: Sarat Chandarlapaty
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 8, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found genetic mutations that cause some breast cancers to develop resistance to hormone therapy.

Pictured: Mark Robson
Q&A
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, October 21, 2013

As genome sequencing of tumors becomes more routine, it increases the odds that additional disease-related mutations may be discovered by accident, a development that raises profound issues.

Pictured: Kenneth Offit
In the Lab
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Monday, September 9, 2013

Researchers have found the first evidence that susceptibility to developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia during childhood may be heritable.

Pictured: Scott Lowe & Zhen Zhao
Video
By Eva Kiesler, PhD and Allyson Collins, MS
Friday, July 19, 2013

Watch our scientists discuss how the Geoffrey Beene Center helped Memorial Sloan Kettering establish a progressive approach to modern cancer research.

Pictured: Scott Armstrong, Michael Kuehn, Haijhua Chu, Monica Cusan & Andrei Kritsov
Profile
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, July 12, 2013

Scott Armstrong specializes in the treatment of leukemia in children. His research focuses on the disease in children and adults.

Pictured: Christina Leslie
Profile
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, June 28, 2013

Christina Leslie develops computational and statistical methods to study gene expression in normal cells and in cancer cells.

Pictured:  Timothy Chan
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, May 24, 2013

Investigators have sequenced the genome of adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare and deadly head and neck cancer. The work sets the stage for the sequencing of additional rare cancers at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Douglas Levine
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 1, 2013

An analysis of endometrial cancers reveals genetic information that should improve diagnosis and guide treatments for women with an aggressive form of the disease.

Pictured: Kenneth Offit
Finding
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, March 28, 2013

A study identifies genetic variations that alter the risk of breast cancer in women who have a certain gene mutation.

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