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Memorial Sloan Kettering Ranks First in the Nation for Cancer Care

Memorial Sloan Kettering is proud and honored to announce it has been named the number one hospital for cancer care in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report in its annual listing of Best Hospitals. Since the inception of the revered list 25 years ago, MSK has held either the first or second spot each year.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
New Research at the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts are available to comment on research presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, including research in immunotherapy and targeted therapy, as well as breast, prostate, colorectal, and lung cancers, among others. For more information and to set up interviews or access photos and video, email Caitlin Hool at hoolc@mskcc.org.

Friday, May 30, 2014
Landmark Gift of $100 Million from the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Will Support Groundbreaking Approach to Precision Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering today launched an ambitious initiative to improve cancer care and research through genomic analysis. The new program will reshape clinical trials and speed the translation of novel molecular discoveries into routine clinical practice. The Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology (CMO) is named in honor of Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis, whose transformative gift of $100 million will make it possible to realize the promise of precision oncology and support the development of new, individualized cancer therapies and diagnostic tools. For more information and to set up interviews or access photos and video, email the Media Staff at mediastaff@mskcc.org.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Ranks First in the Nation for Cancer Care

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is proud and honored to announce it has been named the number one hospital for cancer care in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report in its annual listing of Best Hospitals.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Memorial Sloan Kettering Appoints DigitasLBi as Digital Agency of Record Phase2 Selected as Drupal Technology Partner

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is partnering with DigitasLBi and Phase2 to help expand MSK’s digital reach.

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Quest Diagnostics Partner to Advance Precision Medicine in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Memorial Sloan Kettering and Quest Diagnostics announced a joint collaboration that will utilize MSK’s clinical and research insights into gene mutations associated with solid tumors.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

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Five Questions for Sarcoma and Melanoma Expert Mark Dickson

In this Q&A and video, medical oncologist Mark Dickson discusses his approach to treating sarcoma and melanoma and how he develops individual treatment plans for each patient.

Monday, July 21, 2014
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Finding
Hsp90: A Very Promising Target for Cancer Therapy

A small molecule discovered at MSK called PU-H71 blocks the growth of cancer cells and enables doctors to image tumors.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Celebrates 130 Years of Progress

Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrates 130 years of tremendous progress in our quest to eradicate cancer.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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Sloan Kettering Gets $100 Million Gift

Memorial Sloan Kettering received a landmark gift of $100 million to undertake a unique and intensive endeavor to transform cancer care through genomic analysis of patient-derived tumors. President and CEO Craig Thompson was interviewed.

Friday, June 20, 2014
Bristol-Myers Squibb: Big Pharma's Small Wonder

Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service Chief Jedd Wolchok commented on the immunotherapy drug ipilimumab (Yervoy™) for patients with advanced melanoma.

Monday, June 16, 2014
Teens Who Overcame Cancer Get Special Graduation Ceremony at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Pediatric oncologist Paul Meyers was interviewed about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s annual high school graduation ceremony for former pediatric cancer patients.

Friday, June 13, 2014

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