Pictured: Richard Barakat
Honor
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, October 1, 2012

Dr. Barakat will serve as president of two prestigious societies for gynecologic cancer, allowing him to influence how women with these cancers are cared for both in the United States and around the world.

Pictured: Zana Correa
Event
By Media Staff  |  Friday, September 28, 2012

A new program is training nurses across the country to identify the needs of cancer survivors and to help patients and their families achieve the best possible quality of life after treatment.

Feature
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 24, 2012

Dr. Gany works to identify the causes of health disparities in underserved communities, and to develop ways to more effectively deliver care to ethnically diverse populations.

Cancer Care
Feature
By Jim Stallard, MA and Julie Grisham, MS
Friday, September 21, 2012

With the genomics revolution, scientists and physicians have increasingly been able to peer at the inner workings of tumor cells and pinpoint the specific genetic changes that transform them from their cells of origin into cancer.

Pictured: Tunneling Nanotubes
Snapshot
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have discovered a way that cancer cells may be able to exchange information by establishing long bridges between cells called tunneling nanotubes.

In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 17, 2012

When new cancer drugs are shown to be largely ineffective, exceptional cases of good outcome may pave the way for new treatments that could benefit a smaller group of patients.

Pictured: 2011 Annual Report
Announcement
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Thursday, September 13, 2012

Our Annual Report features ten of the year’s most important research and clinical advances, the result of work led by physician-scientists and basic-science investigators.

In the Clinic
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, September 11, 2012

In the most rigorous analysis of its kind to date, Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers find acupuncture to be an effective therapy for several types of pain.

Pictured: Architectural Rendering
Announcement
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, September 10, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering has announced its intention to build a new, state-of-the-art outpatient cancer treatment facility on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Pictured: Ross Levine
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 6, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found why certain drugs are not sufficiently effective in treating leukemias called myeloproliferative neoplasms.

Pictured: José Baselga
Announcement
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Internationally recognized physician-scientist José Baselga has been named Physician-in-Chief of Memorial Hospital. He joins Memorial Sloan Kettering from Massachusetts General Hospital.

Pictured: Natural Killer Cells & Cancer Cell
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, September 4, 2012

In the future, more-advanced genetic testing might offer better ways to match up patients who need a bone marrow transplant with potential donors.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers & Howard Scher
Announcement
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, August 31, 2012

Enzalutamide, a targeted therapy co-invented by a Memorial Sloan Kettering investigator, has received FDA approval for the treatment of men with metastatic prostate cancer.

Pictured: Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation Team
Q&A
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, August 30, 2012

In an interview, experts on our Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation Service talk about the types of transplantation and finding an appropriate donor for an allogeneic transplant.

Pictured: John Healey
Announcement
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, August 29, 2012

We recently launched our first-ever television advertising campaign, which offers a sense of the passion and compassion that defines how we care for people with cancer.

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