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Campaign — Inspired by Matthew Heineman’s New Documentary, ‘American Symphony,’ Featuring Jon Batiste and Suleika Jaouad — Aims To Bridge the Blood Stem Cell and Marrow Donor Gap and Give Hope to Patients in Need
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and NMDP/Be The Match Launch “American Symphony: Become a Lifesaver” Campaign
Campaign — inspired by Matthew Heineman’s new documentary, ‘American Symphony,’ featuring Jon Batiste and Suleika Jaouad — aims to bridge the blood stem cell and marrow donor gap and give hope to patients in need.
Susan Everson, a transgender woman, was treated at MSK for stage 3 colorectal cancer. She says her care team made her feel welcome, in addition to offering her the most advanced therapies. Susan is now cancer free.
Being Seen: Compassionate Cancer Treatment for Transgender People
Learn how MSK cares for transgender cancer patients, treating them with respect and medical expertise. Staff are specially trained to understand their needs.
Corning and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Announce Health Equity Fellowship to Explore Disparities in Cancer Outcomes
Fellowship recipient Dr. Francisco Sanchez-Vega will research factors that lead to negative colorectal cancer outcomes in Black communities.
Cassidy Cobbs
Transgender Visibility: Meet MSK Cancer Research Staffer Cassidy Cobbs
Cassidy Cobbs is many things: a valued colleague who works at the Sloan Kettering Institute; a doting parent to a pit bull named Mando; a beloved sibling; and a passionate baseball fan, who memorized the stats of former player, Ryne Sandberg, at the age of 5. What Cassidy is not is someone who identifies as either a man or a woman.
Andrea Barrio, a breast cancer surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, talks to a patient
Important New Insights into Lymphedema: High Risk, Race, and Ethnicity
Learn about research on lymphedema at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which finds that Black and Hispanic women are at highest risk.
Dr. Selwyn Vickers seen outdoors with his wife, Janice, and their four children.
Black History Seen Through the Remarkable Family of Dr. Selwyn Vickers
Experience a remarkable portrait of Black history in America through the family story of Dr. Selwyn Vickers, the President and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
MSK bile duct cancer patient Berta Pesantez
How MSK Is Making Cancer Clinical Trials in NYC Easier To Access
Berta Pesantez knew the outlook wasn’t good. She had stage 4 cancer of the bile duct, and the chemotherapy she was receiving at her local hospi...
Ray Hunter participated in the 2022 Summer Pipeline Program at MSK.
Ray Hunter: A Medical Student Determined to Serve His Community
Hear from a medical student that participated in the Office of Health Equity’s Summer Pipeline Program.
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS
Selwyn M. Vickers Named to amNY Metro and PoliticsNY’s Power Players in Healthcare List
The list acknowledges and celebrates healthcare leaders who envision a better future for all New Yorkers and constitute New York’s ever-expanding and constantly improving healthcare system.
Perry Ortiz surrounded by his wife, daughter, and two sons
Celebrating Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month: Perry Ortiz
Perry Ortiz doesn’t remember having a seizure in 2016. Or being rushed to an operating room, where doctors confirmed Perry — a security supervisor at M...