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Feature

Out of the Closet, into the Lab: Five LGBTQ Scientists Share Their Stories

What's it like being LGBTQ in the world of science? We asked some MSK scientists to find out.

Five scientists in a lab

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

What Is Epigenetics, and Why Is Everyone Talking about It?

Epigenetics is frequently in the news, but there's lots of confusion about just what it entails.

A calico cat

In the Clinic

Drug Delivery Approach Shows Promise for Treating Deadly Brain Tumor in Children

A new drug delivery method could improve treatment of a lethal pediatric brain tumor called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).

Illustration of brain in green with pons area highlighted in orange.

Finding

Cancer Cells Eat Fat to Grow and Spread

Research conducted in zebrafish shows that melanoma cells have an affinity for fat, and that eating it makes them more aggressive.

Large cells filled with yellow-colored fat

Q & A

Prostate Cancer Surgery: What You Should Know

Learn why surgery remains a very effective treatment for most prostate cancers.

Urology Service Chief James Eastham talks to a patient

Finding

Discovery of Unusual Cell Type Could Help Guide Immunotherapy

A newly identified group of immunosuppressive cells could provide insight into the effects of immunotherapy drugs.

Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of T lymphocyte cells (blue) attached to a red cancer cell.

Q & A

Meet Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Expert Anthony Mato

Meet hematologic oncologist Anthony Mato and learn why people who have been diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia should come to MSK.

Hematologic oncologist Anthony Mato

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