Pictured: Viviane Tabar
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, December 1, 2014

Investigators have created the first-ever genetically engineered model of cancer made from human embryonic stem cells in culture.

Limb lengthening
In the Clinic
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering has taken the lead in applying a limb-lengthening technique in people with bone cancer to restore long gaps in bone after removal of a tumor.

Billy Kupferman of Mustaches for Kids and Eve H.
Giving
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Mustaches for Kids raises funds for Memorial Sloan Kettering’s pediatric patients in a most hairy way.

David Kanarek, 1996.
Giving
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Thursday, October 30, 2014

The death of one courageous young man and the vision and generosity of his parents are making a difference for pediatric cancer patients at the end of life, as well as for their families.

Pictured: David Abramson
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 15, 2014

Retinoblastoma expert David Abramson discusses how treatments and survival rates have greatly improved for this rare pediatric eye cancer.

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.

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