Hospital Information: How We Care for Our Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is an extraordinary institution that offers outstanding patient care. Our teams of cancer experts work together to ensure that you receive an accurate diagnosis and the combination of treatments that give you the best chance to cure or control your cancer.

Watch as our doctors explain the difference that our approach to cancer care can make.

Welcome to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

We offer a unique concentration of knowledge, talent, and expertise focused exclusively on treating cancer.

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Why Memorial Sloan Kettering

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center uses a team approach to patient care in which physicians collaborate in developing the best care plan for each individual patient. Nurses are at the heart of the team, working in partnership with physicians to provide expert care. World-class physicians and scientists work side by side to bring advances in diagnosis and treatment directly to patients.

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Precision in Diagnosis

Radiologist Hedvig Hricak describes the expertise of our physicians in using the most-advanced diagnostic technologies.

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Our Surgical Expertise

Experience and a focus on cancer care are important to achieving the best possible treatment outcomes.

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The Role of the Medical Oncologist

Medical oncologists do more than treat patients with chemotherapy, says Memorial Sloan Kettering cancer care expert Han Xiao These physicians usually serve as treatment team leaders, give patients advice about other treatments (such as radiation therapy and surgery), and help them to maintain quality of life throughout treatment.

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Innovations in Radiation Oncology

Radiation oncologist Suzanne Wolden describes IGRT, a highly precise form of radiation therapy that spares healthy tissue.

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Our Patient Care Facilities

Our outpatient facilities deliver state-of-the-art, specialized care for patients with prostate cancer and breast cancer.

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Caring for Children with Cancer

Pediatric cancer expert Farid Boulad talks about our success in treating and curing children with cancer.

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Patient Support

We offer complementary therapies that can help cancer patients cope with symptoms and treatment side effects

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