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Researchers Find Clues to How Breast Cancer Can Infiltrate the Brain

A new study sheds light on what enables breast cancer cells to spread to the brain and presents a potential target for drugs.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Jessica Rios-Esteves Awarded Chairman’s Prize

Gerstner Sloan Kettering student Jessica Rios-Esteves has been awarded the Chairman’s Prize for her first-author paper published in Cell Reports in 2013.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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A New Mouse? Genetically Pliable Stem Cells Could Advance Research on Many Diseases

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have developed a powerful new way to study human disease using stem cells whose genomes can be manipulated at will.

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Compound from Tropical Plant Targets Key Cancer-Causing Genes

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found a naturally occurring compound that can destroy cancer cells in mice by targeting MYC, a cancer-causing gene that has remained elusive until now.

Monday, July 28, 2014
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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
Memorial Sloan Kettering Transforms Cancer Research and Care Delivery

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s vision is nothing less than to revolutionize the treatment of cancer. Learn about some of the ways we’re doing it.

Friday, July 11, 2014
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What Is Tumor Heterogeneity?

Understanding tumor heterogeneity may be the next big quest in cancer science, as differences between cells within a tumor can have important consequences for how cancers are diagnosed and treated.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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Our 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Program Begins

The Gerstner Sloan Kettering Summer Undergraduate Research Program has welcomed 24 students to Sloan Kettering Institute labs for a ten-week course of study mentored by GSK faculty.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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How Cancers Co-opt Our Immune Defenses

Researchers are exploring a mysterious population of immune cells that live within tumors and can help the cancer grow and spread.

Thursday, June 5, 2014
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At Work: Physician-Scientist David Solit

David Solit, Director of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology, discusses how working with cancer patients drives him to develop more-effective, personalized cancer treatments.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014