Pictured: Anas Younes, Joachim Yahalom & Ahmet Dogan
Video
By Helen Garey, MPH, Freelance Writer  |  Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Lymphoma experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering discuss new directions in the diagnosis and treatment of this type of cancer.

Pictured: Stem cell-derived nerve cells exposed to progerin
In the Lab
By Jennifer Bell, PhD  |  Monday, December 30, 2013

A team of Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists has come up with an approach to make stem-cell-derived neurons rapidly age in a cell culture dish. The breakthrough could transform research into Parkinson’s and other late-onset diseases.

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.

Pictured: Ruby
Slide Show
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Here we share with you a selection of photos featuring our favorite therapy dogs, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Caring Canines.

Pictured: T cells
In the News
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, December 23, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have played a major role in cancer immunotherapy research, named “Breakthrough of the Year” by Science magazine.

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: Natalie Moryl (Khojainova), MD
Ask the Expert
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering physician Natalie Moryl discusses pain medications in cancer treatment and why patients should not avoid them due to fears of addiction.

Pictured: Alexander Rudensky
Profile
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, December 16, 2013

Alexander Rudensky’s research focuses on the role of a subset of white blood cells called regulatory T cells, which are believed to suppress the immune system’s ability to fight tumors.

Pictured: Wendy Lichtenthal
Support
By Jenifer Goodwin, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Friday, December 13, 2013

Clinical psychologist Wendy Lichtenthal offers advice to people with cancer and their loved ones, to whom “Happy Holidays” may ring hollow this year.

Pictured: Charles L. Sawyers, William Polkinghorn & Simon Powell
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, December 12, 2013

Laboratory studies have revealed an explanation for why androgen-deprivation therapy makes radiation therapy more effective in the treatment of high-risk prostate cancer.

Pictured: Charles Sklar
Q&A
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Wednesday, December 11, 2013

In this Q&A, pediatric endocrinologist Charles Sklar discusses Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Long-Term Follow-Up Program, which manages the health of pediatric cancer survivors.

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: Isabelle Rivière, Michel Sadelain & Renier Brentjens
In the News
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Friday, December 6, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s partnership in a pioneering effort to speed the development of cancer immunotherapies drew national headlines.

Pictured: Michael Foley
Announcement
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Thursday, December 5, 2013

A renowned chemist with 25 years of industry and academic experience, Michael Foley will lead a pioneering collaboration designed to speed the development of new drugs for people with cancer and other diseases.

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.

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