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Q & A

Why I Run Marathons for Cancer Research: One Physician-Scientist Shares His Story

Learn about Marcel van den Brink, Head of the Division of Hematologic Malignancies, who has run over a dozen marathons to raise money for cancer research at MSK.

Physician-scientist Marcel van den Brink running the 2008 New York City marathon

Feature

Abby’s Army: Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivor Cycles for a Cause

Hear from Abby Wood, a survivor of Hodgkin lymphoma, who is now giving back to MSK through fundraising with Cycle for Survival.

Hodgkin lymphoma survivor Abby Wood

Sunrise Day Camp: Where Kids with Cancer — and Their Siblings — Can Be Kids for the Summer

Discover how Sunrise Association Day Camps are transforming summer for children affected by cancer.

MSK patient Zachary Levine

Q & A

Ten Years of Inspiration and Hope: Bridges Celebrates Its Anniversary

Learn more about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s newsletter for cancer survivors, which is celebrating its tenth year of publication.

the Bridges team at dinner

Feature

Meet This Year's Stop & Shop Ambassadors for Pediatric Cancer Research

Meet the four young ambassadors featured in the annual Stop & Shop campaign to fundraise for the Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Young girl wearing pink sits with her mother

Honors

Pediatric Leukemia Researcher Melvyn Greaves Awarded The Society Prize at the Annual GSK Convocation

Childhood leukemia expert Melvyn Greaves received The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Prize at the 2018 Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK) commencement.

Andrew Kung with pediatric leukemia researcher Melvyn Greaves

Event

Why They Run: Fred’s Team Runners Take on the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon

Hear from five Fred’s Team members about why they’re running the New York City Marathon in 2017.

Shawn, a Fred’s Team runner

Feature

Six Myths about Donating Bone Marrow and Stem Cells

Bone marrow transplants can be a lifesaving treatment for cancer patients, many of whom rely on cells from unrelated donors.

Medical oncologist Parastoo Dahi (left) specializes in treating patients with stem cell transplants.

In the News

At #AACR16, Vice President Biden Unveils ‘Moonshot’ Goal: A Decade’s Worth of Progress in Five Years

The 2016 annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) ended with a visit from the Vice President.

Vice President Joe Biden addressed members of the American Association for Cancer Research on Wednesday in New Orleans.

In the Clinic

Innovative Research Center Will Explore Hereditary Cancer Genes

MSK’s new Robert and Kate Niehaus Center for Inherited Cancer Genomics is using the latest in gene sequencing technologies to discover the inherited causes of cancer.

Kenneth Offit