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In the Lab

This Newly Discovered Organelle Is Fierce

It’s not every day that scientists discover a new part of the cell. Two biologists from the Sloan Kettering Institute just did.

3D organelle

In The Clinic

New Framework for Categorizing Inherited Cancer Genes Will Have Wide-Ranging Impact

MSK clinical geneticist discusses new guidelines for determining which genetic changes suggest an increased cancer risk.

Illustration of DNA gel overlaid with silhouettes of people

Finding

Adding Low-Dose Radiation Could Make CAR T Therapy More Effective, Study Finds

The treatment combination appears to boost chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells’ ability to kill cancer cells in solid tumors.

Blue cancer cell with a target on it

Q & A

Reflecting on 15 Years of Leadership: An Interview with Outgoing GSK Dean Ken Marians

Meet the man who helped make the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences a reality.

Kenneth Marians and Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

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

In the Clinic

New Study Shows Immunotherapy and Chemo Combination Extends Survival for People with Hard-to-Treat Breast Cancer

MSK experts comment on a new international study that looked at combination therapy for triple-negative breast cancer.

Elizabeth Comen with a patient

In the News

MSK’s Graduate School Welcomes New Dean, Bids Farewell to Its First

Cell biologist Michael Overholtzer will succeed DNA replication expert Ken Marians.

Molecular biologist Ken Marians and cell biologist Michael Overholtzer

In the Lab

Researchers Zero In on the Cause of Lymphedema, a Debilitating Cancer Complication

Learn how an MSK laboratory is bringing much-needed focus to cancer-related lymphedema and investigating new ways to prevent the complication.

Confocal microscopic image of mouse lymphedema tissue with staining for immune cells and lymphatic vessels.

Feature

Three Breast Lumps That Aren’t Cancer

Learn about the different types of benign breast lumps.

road sign

In the News

Former MSK Immunologist James Allison Wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

Dr. Allison is being honored for discovering how to take the brakes off cancer-fighting immune cells.

James Allison