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In the Lab

Something New Under the Sun: Study in Leukemia Finds Role for Helios Protein

MSK researchers have found that a protein that contributes to one type of leukemia when it’s missing can lead to the formation of a different leukemia type when it’s present.

An illustration shows Helios, the ancient Greek sun god, unwinding DNA

In the News

Symposium Celebrates 15 Years of Developmental Biology at the Sloan Kettering Institute

Scientists came to give talks and celebrate the achievements that the program has made under the leadership of Kathryn Anderson.

Male scientist speaking in front of a screen

Feature

Outsmarting Sarcoma: How MSK’s Experts Are Advancing Treatment and Research Progress

Spend a day with the expert team in MSK's world-renowned sarcoma service.

Medical oncologist Bill Tap examines a patient

In the Lab

Researchers Discover New Strategy for Foiling Drug Resistance in Aggressive Lymphoma

A two-drug combination may hold the key to overcoming resistance in an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Microscopic image of lymphoma cells stained purple.

Feature

Survivor Reflects on Treatment and Life after Cancer — On the Page

Meet author Amy Blumenfeld, whose experience as a pediatric patient at Memorial Sloan Kettering inspired her first novel, The Cast.

Amy Blumfeld and her family

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

Feature

Three Things People with Diabetes Should Know about Pancreatic Cancer Risk

People with diabetes can face an elevated risk of pancreatic cancer. Two MSK specialists discuss the relationship between diabetes and cancer, put the risk in perspective, and discuss how to manage it.

Doctor pricks finger of patient with diabetes

Education

MSK Holds Diversity Recruitment Event for Prospective Postdoctoral Fellows

Women and ethnic minorities are underrepresented in science. Memorial Sloan Kettering is working to change that.

A female graduate student

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

Q & A

What Women Should Know about Breast Density and Cancer Risk

In this Q&A, MSK radiologist Sandra Brennan discusses what is known about the link between breast density and cancer risk.

Sandra Brennan with a patient