Pictured: Marc Ladanyi
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, August 6, 2014

A newly discovered gene mutation appears to be the driving force behind a particularly aggressive form of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer of the skeletal muscle.

Pictured: Richard O’Reilly
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, July 31, 2014

A study shows that treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) with stem cell transplantation is very effective, especially if done early.

Pictured: Wendy Lichtenthal
Support
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, June 23, 2014

Clinical psychologist Wendy Lichtenthal describes the growing recognition that some people suffer from persistent and debilitating grief and may benefit from specific types of help.

Pictured: Xavier D.
Slideshow
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Young patients have a blast with families and Memorial Sloan Kettering staff at the 2014 Pediatric Prom

Pictured: Sydney Sim
In the News
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, June 13, 2014

Pediatric cancer patients Dominick Sarappa and Sydney Sims talk about their experiences battling cancer in their 2014 convocation speeches.

Pictured: North Pole Marathon
Philanthropy
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Friday, May 9, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering supporter David Friezo went — literally — to the top of the world to raise funds for pediatric patients and their families. This is his story.

Profile
By Lauren Robinson, MSHC, Program Coordinator, Integrative Medicine Service  |  Monday, April 28, 2014

Robin Hardbattle has adapted traditional martial arts practices to the hospital setting so that our pediatric patients can better cope with the stresses of cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Pictured: Susan Prockop & Lucas T.
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, March 6, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering physician-scientists have prevented a dangerous complication of stem cell transplantation using immune cells donated from a third party.

Pictured: Nai-Kong Cheung & Jeremy D
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, January 9, 2014

Common genetic alterations in neuroblastoma tumors may help doctors predict the likelihood the cancer will spread to the brain.

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: Aisha Hasan
Slide Show
By Media Staff  |  Monday, December 2, 2013

The grant, which Dr. Hasan will use to develop novel immune therapies for two childhood cancers, was presented at Memorial Sloan Kettering and involved a special activity for pediatric patients.

Pictured: Farid Boulad
Cancer Guide
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Thursday, November 14, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering specialists provide state-of-the-art care for a range of pediatric blood disorders.

Pictured: Paul Meyers
Feature
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Thursday, September 26, 2013

On the occasion of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, pediatric oncologist Paul A. Meyers talks about the evolution of pediatric cancer research and treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Kenneth Offit
In the Lab
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Monday, September 9, 2013

Researchers have found the first evidence that susceptibility to developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia during childhood may be heritable.

Pictured: Members of the class of 2013
Event
By Celia Gittelson  |  Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Thirty young men and women, patients or former patients of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Pediatrics, celebrated earning their high school or high school equivalency diplomas in 2013.

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