On Cancer: Nursing

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On the Front Lines: Meet the Specialized Nurses Helping Move Cancer Research Forward

Deep bonds are forged between MSK’s specialized nurses and their patients during first-in-human trials.

Two nurses talking at a desk


Like Mother, Like Daughter: Meet MSK Pediatric Nurses Roseann and Gabriella Tucci

Meet Roseann Tucci and her daughter Gabriella, both nurses dedicated to caring for patients in the Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Gabriella and Roseann Tucci pose on a Pediatrics floor


Sacred Vessels: "Blessing of Hands" Ritual Helps MSK Nurses Move Forward

MSK nurses reaffirm their commitment to healing in the "Blessing of Hands" ceremony.


Close-up of nurse's hands being held and blessed by chaplain's hands


MSK Nurse and Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivor Shares Her Story

Meet Nikki Gioia, who treated for Hodgkin lymphoma at MSK and is now an MSK nurse.

Nurse sits at computer


Hazardous Duty: How Nurses Cope with Stress and Grief on the Job

Learn how nurses stay resilient by dealing effectively with stress on the job.

Closeup photograph of a nurse and patient holding hands

In the Clinic

At MSK, Nurse Researchers Are Studying Ways to Improve Cancer Care

Learn how nurses at MSK also engage in cancer research projects designed to help improve patients’ treatment, symptoms, or experience.

Palliative care nurse practitioner Tammy Son


MSK Celebrates Prestigious Recognition for Nursing Excellence

MSK achieved status as a Magnet®-recognized organization, an esteemed honor for nursing excellence.

Memorial Sloan Kettering announced today that it has received Magnet® recognition, the nation’s highest honor for excellence in nursing.


Rudin Awards Recognize Exemplary Service in Nursing

Memorial Sloan Kettering nurses are honored with the 2015 Samuel and May Rudin Awards as part of National Nurses Week.

Six smiling women holding flower bouquets pose for camera.


David’s Legacy: Communications Training for Our Pediatric Nurses

The death of one courageous young man and the vision and generosity of his parents are making a difference for pediatric cancer patients at the end of life, as well as for their families.

David Kanarek, 1996.


Spotlight on Dermatology Nursing

Today, we spotlight our dermatology nurses. Learn more about them.

Pictured: Anna Skripnik & Kathryn Ciccollini