About Us

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. Today, we are one of 45 National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, with state-of-the-art science flourishing side by side with clinical studies and treatment.

The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available as we work to discover more-effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and biomedical research around the world.

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History & Milestones

Memorial Sloan Kettering was founded in 1884, and today is a world leader in patient care, research, and educational programs.
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Learn about the leadership teams fostering exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational opportunities at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
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Innovative Collaborations

Innovative collaborations like those with IBM Watson and Quest Diagnostics, as well as our own MSK Cancer Alliance, are allowing us to contribute to improved quality of cancer care for people everywhere.
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Community Outreach

We offer an array of programs designed to educate patients, their families, caregivers, and community members about cancer-related topics.
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Get Involved

Make a difference in the lives of Memorial Sloan Kettering patients. Get the details on becoming a volunteer, and learn more about donating blood or platelets.
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2014 Annual Report

In the 2014 Annual Report, we explore all the ways Memorial Sloan Kettering is changing how the world treats cancer, including by building new relationships and pioneering bold advances in research and clinical care.
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Policies & Standards

Learn more about how we do business. Explore our code of conduct, privacy policies, and sustainability practices.
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