Pictured: Patty
Patient Story
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, April 23, 2012

Patty grew up playing in the sun at the beach, so when she developed a growth under her eye she knew it could be skin cancer. Experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge diagnosed her with basal cell carcinoma and performed a highly specialized surgery to remove the cancer.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok and James Allison
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Friday, April 20, 2012

In an article describing the history and promise of immunotherapy for cancer treatment, the magazine highlights the groundbreaking work of James Allison, Chair of the Sloan Kettering Institute’s Immunology Program, and medical oncologist and immunologist Jedd Wolchok.

Pictured: George Bosl
Cancer Guide
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Explore our newly updated guide to testicular cancer care to learn about how our specialists work as a team to diagnose and treat men with this type of cancer.

Pictured: James Eastham
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, April 16, 2012

James Eastham, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Urology Service, talks about how our prostate cancer experts collaborate to maximize the likelihood of curing the cancer and limiting the side effects of treatment.

Pictured: Memorial Sloan Kettering Pediatric Patients
In the Community
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, April 13, 2012

For the 12th consecutive year, Stop & Shop customers have an opportunity to support Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Pediatrics.

Pictured: The Webby Awards
Announcement
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Thursday, April 12, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s redesigned website has been nominated for Best Health Website for the 16th Annual Webby Awards. We were selected among the best from nearly 10,000 entries.

Website
Pictured: Michael Kharas
Profile
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, April 11, 2012

As a child, Michael Kharas knew that he wanted to “be making the drugs doctors use to cure people.” Today he investigates molecular processes that stem cells and tumor cells have in common – in the hopes of uncovering insights for treatments for cancer and other diseases.

Pictured: Bruce
Patient Story
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, April 9, 2012

A routine blood test led to a diagnosis of bone cancer for Bruce, an otherwise healthy 43-year-old writer. Surgeons at Memorial Sloan Kettering removed his cancer and saved his leg, giving him the chance to resume his career as “the writer who walks.”

Pictured: T cells on surface on thymus
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, April 6, 2012

A recent study holds promise for the development of a new type of drug to alleviate immune deficiency caused by cancer treatment, radiation injury, or certain diseases.

Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Michael was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia at age 16. After receiving treatment in the Department of Pediatrics he is a cancer survivor and college student, looking forward to “taking the artistic field by force.”

Pictured: American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2012
Announcement
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the world’s oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research, held its 2012 annual meeting in Chicago.

Pictured: Mary Ellen McEvily
Feature
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, March 30, 2012

Volunteers staff this new series of art workshops, called Art Expressions, for outpatients, families, and caregivers.

Pictured: Kidney CancerSmart Lecture
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, March 28, 2012

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month. Watch the latest videos of our kidney cancer experts discussing advances in diagnosis and personalized treatment at our CancerSmart lecture series.

Pictured: Sergio Giralt
Q&A
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, March 26, 2012

Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation Service Chief Sergio Giralt explains recent advances that are enabling more patients to survive the most difficult period after receiving a transplant.

Pictured: Monica Morrow
Honor
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Dr. Morrow is the first surgeon and the first person from Memorial Sloan Kettering to receive the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s award, which recognizes breast cancer researchers who are also excellent mentors.

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