2023 MSK Annual Report
Graduate student Jian Zheng in the lab of molecular biologist Xiaolan Zhao, PhD, at the Sloan Kettering Institute

Graduate student Jian Zheng in the lab of molecular biologist Xiaolan Zhao, PhD, at the Sloan Kettering Institute.


We come together every day with one mission: ending cancer for life. 

We care for our patients in the fullest sense of the word. Our scientists explore every possibility to uncover new therapies. Our trainees are the discoverers of tomorrow.

United by a set of core values, the people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center form the most capable force against cancer in the world.

Every day at MSK, we challenge ourselves to constantly learn and improve. We create and apply bold new thinking that makes a difference in the lives of patients. We embrace discovery, knowing that exploring the unknown is the best way to fuel progress in cancer treatment and care around the world.
New Hope for Treating Brain Cancer
An MSK dream team cracks the code of a common brain cancer.
Surviving Against the Odds
An experimental vaccine aims to supercharge the immune system.
Controlling a Relentless Leukemia
New targets and tactics for a challenging blood cancer.
From Data to Cures
Microchips and AI are changing the future of cancer care.
Teaching Machines To Recognize Cancer
How AI can help review mammograms.
Sidelining Side Effects
Improving patients’ quality of life with less toxic treatments.
A New Breed of Cancer Fighters
A first-of-its-kind program trains engineers to solve the big questions.
We succeed when diversity thrives. We actively address barriers to diversity in our workforce, our science, and the care we provide. Our doors are open to all.
Seeking a Match for Everyone
Helping people with diverse ancestries find lifesaving donors.
‘American Symphony’
A love story wrapped in a documentary and a campaign to help others.
New Insights Into a Deadly Disparity
Why endometrial cancer is especially dangerous for Black women.
We work together to do what no one else can in cancer. The people of MSK give their all every day, leaving no stone unturned to support our patients every step of the way.
Sammy is back to playing varsity baseball after successfully being treated at MSK Kids for a rare cancer.
The Best of Both Worlds
The unique expertise of MSK Kids treated a teenager with a rare cancer.
Read Sammy's story
Jakki Stout, MSK nurse practitioner and former MSK breast cancer patient, has a heroic message of recovery and hope.
‘I Never Imagined It Could Happen To Me’
A nurse’s experience as a cancer patient brought new insight into what really matters.
Read Jaclyn's story

We each take responsibility for strengthening MSK to better serve our global cancer community today and in the future. This core value is taken to heart by everyone who works at MSK, to honor the tremendous generosity of the MSK Giving community.

Josh and Vanessa are eager to give back after their son’s successful treatment for kidney cancer at MSK Kids.
Joshy’s Journey
Their son beat kidney cancer. Now they're paying it forward with Cycle for Survival®.
Read one family's story
Gilles Salles, MD, PhD, received funding for his work studying lymphoma.
The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, an organization of dedicated volunteers, raised an extraordinary $6.6 million in their 2022–2023 season, fueling innovations in cancer care, research, and education.
Learn more about The Society
MSK Giving
“We are the most capable force against cancer the world has ever seen, and the MSK Giving community is an essential part of our strength. We will continue to innovate in cancer care and research, find new cures, and make sure that everyone can access these breakthroughs. Together, there is nothing we can’t achieve.” —Selwyn M. Vickers, MD, FACS President and Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
A Message from the Chairman and the President

The 2023 MSK Annual Report

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