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Long-Term Isolation Poses Special Challenges after Stem Cell Transplantation

For people undergoing bone marrow or stem cell transplants, being isolated from friends, family, and everyday life can make recovery more difficult.

Pictured: Robin Roberts & Tonya Samuel

In the Lab

Researchers Uncover Potential Target for “Undruggable” Form of Liver Cancer

In taking a new approach to finding treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma, MSK scientists have uncovered a potential drug target for this highly aggressive cancer.

Pictured: Scott Lowe


Solutions for Chemotherapy-Related Nausea and Vomiting

With quick action and the help of the right medicine at the right time, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting can often be prevented, says MSK Nurse Leader Corey Russell.

Living Beyond Cancer: Memorial Sloan Kettering Establishes a New Cancer Survivorship Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering's Survivorship Initiative has come of age with the recent creation of our Cancer Survivorship Center.

Pictured: Charles Sklar, Kevin Oeffinger & Mary McCabe

MSK Celebrates 100 Years of Leadership in Head and Neck Surgery

Marking an extraordinary centennial of leadership, Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrated the 100th anniversary of its Head and Neck Service — the world’s oldest — in 2014.

Pictured: Jatin Shah & Michael Douglas

New Manhattan Outpatient Center Opened in September

Our newest Manhattan outpatient center at 16 East 60th Street offers a host of services, among them an innovative, multidisciplinary advanced skin cancer program for patients with nonmelanoma skin cancers requiring specialized care.

60th Street Outpatient Center


Transplant Patients Walk Hospital Halls to Support Bone Marrow Donation

Transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering gave support to bone marrow donation efforts with their own “walk” inside the hospital.


Is a Phase I Clinical Trial Right for You?

Medical oncologist Paul Sabbatini sheds light on how phase I clinical trials are conducted at Memorial Sloan Kettering and how to determine whether patients may be eligible for one.

Pictured: Paul Sabbatini


Memorial Sloan Kettering to Open New Outpatient Facility in New Jersey

MSK’s new outpatient facility in the Jersey Shore area will enable more people to access outstanding cancer care closer to home.

Pictured: Monmouth Center

In the Lab

Genetic “Kill Switch” Could Make Cell Therapies Safer

Researchers have engineered a gene into therapeutic cells that allows them to turn off tumor growth if some of the cells become cancerous.

Pictured: Experimental Brain Tumor