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.

In the Clinic
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, June 19, 2013

A Memorial Sloan Kettering study suggests that lymphedema of the arm, a swelling that can occur following breast cancer treatment, may be reduced by acupuncture.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok & Richard Carvajal
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Monday, June 3, 2013

Two Memorial Sloan Kettering studies that hold promise for the treatment of advanced uveal (eye) melanoma and advanced skin melanoma are making headlines at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Pictured: Three-dimensional structure of the protein mTOR
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, May 30, 2013

In an eagerly awaited study, Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers report on the molecular structure of mTOR, a protein commonly mutated in cancer.

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.

Charles Sawyers, Kenneth Offit, and Larry Norton
Honor
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Charles Sawyers, Larry Norton, and Kenneth Offit are being honored with special awards at the annual meeting of the world’s leading professional organization for cancer physicians and researchers.

Pictured: Paul Russo
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Monday, May 20, 2013

A study has found that the majority of kidney cancer patients with small tumors have their entire kidney removed, which can increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular complications.

Pictured: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Event
By Celia Gittelson  |  Friday, May 17, 2013

Physician-scientist Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, spoke to 2013 graduates of the “tenderness and tension” inherent in scientific discovery.

Pictured: Melanocytes
Snapshot
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have developed innovative ways to study some skin diseases, including melanoma skin cancer.

Pictured: Christopher Lima
Honor
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, May 9, 2013

Dr. Lima is one of 27 biomedical researchers in the country being named an HHMI investigator today. This elite group of scientists will receive approximately $150 million over the next five years.

Pictured: Robert Motzer & Suzanne Gornell
Video
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Our experts have participated in or led the development of five of the seven drugs approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for patients with advanced kidney cancer since 2005.

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: Charles Sawyers
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Research suggests that a new drug could be effective in patients with prostate cancer who develop resistance to the targeted therapy enzalutamide.

Pictured: Liang Deng
Profile
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, April 26, 2013

Physician-scientist Liang Deng cares for patients with melanoma and other skin cancers, and also conducts innovative research on poxviruses.

Pictured: Gary Schwartz & Mark Dickson
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, April 22, 2013

Two clinical trials of targeted therapies led by Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators show promising results against different types of sarcoma.

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