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Q&A

Five Questions for Sarcoma and Melanoma Expert Mark Dickson

In this Q&A and video, medical oncologist Mark Dickson discusses his approach to treating sarcoma and melanoma and how he develops individual treatment plans for each patient.

Finding

Hsp90: A Very Promising Target for Cancer Therapy

A small molecule discovered at MSK called PU-H71 blocks the growth of cancer cells and enables doctors to image tumors.

Pictured: Gabriela Chiosis

Slideshow

Memorial Sloan Kettering Celebrates 130 Years of Progress

Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrates 130 years of tremendous progress in our quest to eradicate cancer.

Honor

U.S. News & World Report Names Memorial Sloan Kettering Top Hospital for Cancer Care in the Nation

Memorial Sloan Kettering has ranked as a “best hospital” for cancer care for the past 25 years, according to U.S. News & World Report, and appears at number one on the 2014–15 list.

Pictured: MSK employees

Q&A

Meet Medical Oncologist William Tap

In this Q&A, medical oncologist William Tap describes Memorial Sloan Kettering’s expertise in providing cutting-edge treatment for people with different types of soft tissue sarcoma.

Pictured: William Tap

FEATURE

Memorial Sloan Kettering Transforms Cancer Research and Care Delivery

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s vision is nothing less than to revolutionize the treatment of cancer. Learn about some of the ways we’re doing it.

Event

Making Informed Decisions about Breast Reconstruction: A Webinar

Register to attend a live webinar on breast reconstruction featuring MSK plastic surgeon Andrea Pusic.

Pictured: Andrea Pusic

In the Community

Giving Supplies a Second Life, and Making an Environmental Impact in the Process

Memorial Sloan Kettering “green” committees focus on waste reduction and energy efficiency throughout the institution while donating useful supplies to New York–area nonprofits.

Q&A

MSK Helps Breast Cancer Patients Manage Weight During Treatment

New findings reveal a link between obesity and death from breast cancer. Memorial Sloan Kettering clinical nutritionist Cara Anselmo talks about the issue and offers tips on maintaining a healthy weight when coping with breast cancer.

Pictured: Cara Anselmo

Event

Olympic Gold Medalist and Cancer Survivor Shannon Miller Addresses Memorial Sloan Kettering Celebration

Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller was diagnosed with germ cell ovarian cancer, a very rare disease, in 2011 and treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Learn more about her inspiring story.