Pictured: Mammogram
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Good Morning America reporter Amy Robach was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 after receiving her first mammogram. For Memorial Sloan Kettering experts, the message behind this story bears repeating: Mammograms save lives.

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: Kids Express
On Our Website
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, November 11, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Kids Express program is designed to help adults who have cancer communicate with their children about their illness.

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: Stephen Long & Alexandria Miller
Profile
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Thursday, November 7, 2013

Stephen Long works to understand how proteins work by determining what they look like in three dimensions.

Pictured: Emily Dodd
Slide Show
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Wednesday, November 6, 2013

On November 3, 875 Fred’s Team members — the largest team ever — ran the ING New York City Marathon. To date, Fred’s Team participants have raised more than $4.1 million in 2013 for Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Fundraising
Pictured: Craig Thompson
Event
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, November 4, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s annual seminar exposes high school students and their teachers to cutting-edge scientific research.

Pictured: Clifford Hudis
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, November 1, 2013

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis says advances in immunology and molecular biology are leading to remarkable successes in cancer treatment.

Pictured: Pierce McManus
Patient Story
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 31, 2013

His decision to go to Memorial Sloan Kettering taught marathon runner Pierce McManus about the power of a second opinion.

Pictured: Anas Younes, Chief, Lymphoma Service
Profile
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Medical oncologist Anas Younes leads an ambitious effort to find disease biomarkers that could predict which lymphoma patients will benefit from new targeted therapies.

Pictured: Electronic Cigarette
Ask the Expert
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, October 28, 2013

Jack Burkhalter, assistant director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Tobacco Treatment Program, talks about the safety of electronic cigarettes.

Pictured: Laurie Glimcher, Craig Thompson, Marc Tessier-Lavigne & Tadataka Yamada
Announcement
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 24, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is joining with two other academic institutions in a pioneering collaboration to speed early-stage drug discoveries into therapies for patients.

Pictured: Michael Zelefsky
In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering offers patients with prostate cancer a comprehensive package of the most advanced radiation therapy approaches that enable more-personalized and effective care.

Pictured: Leonard Saltz & Peter Bach
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts question the high cost of cancer drugs in a New York Magazine cover story.

Cancer Care
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.

Center News

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