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Q&A

What’s New in Liposarcoma?

Medical oncologist Mark Dickson discusses the latest in liposarcoma care and the research he and his colleagues are conducting to improve patients’ treatment options.

Close-up of medical oncologist Mark Dickson attending a presentation.

Event

Remembering the Past and Celebrating the Future at Pediatric Convocation

Each year, Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrates the high school graduation of current and former pediatric cancer patients in a special ceremony. This year’s event was especially memorable.

Ask the Expert

What Should a Person Look for on a Sunscreen Label?

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, dermatologist Steven Wang discusses how to choose the most effective sunscreen.

Support

Adjusting to Life after Cancer

Completing cancer treatment is a huge milestone, but survivors often confront confusing or conflicting feelings they don’t anticipate.

Event

Life Lessons: MSK Celebrates Distinguished Scientists and Young Scholars

MSK’s Convocation and the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Commencement celebrate the achievements of young scientists.

Douglas Warner, Robert Weinberg, Craig Thompson

In the Lab

Miniature Device Could Unlock the Promise of Some Kidney Cancer Drugs

Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists have engineered a tiny particle that could ferry drugs directly to the kidneys and prevent their uptake in other organs.

Proximal tubule of the kidney.

In the Lab

From Blob to Fly: How Cells Work Together to Shape the Body and Its Organs

Learn about the spectacular research taking place in the laboratory of developmental biologist Jennifer Zallen, who was recently elected a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.

In the Clinic

Landmark Melanoma Study Bears Out the Success of Combination Immunotherapy

A major international trial shows that the drugs ipilimumab and nivolumab can produce powerful responses against advanced melanoma if given together.

MSK medical oncologist and immunologist Jedd Wolchok

Finding

A Genome Survey of Advanced Prostate Cancer Raises Hope for New Treatments

A large, multicenter study finds that most advanced prostate cancers have distinct genetic mutations.

Arul Chinnaiyan (left) of the University of Michigan and MSK’s Charles Sawyers

Finding

Looking Under the Hood of Aggressive Leukemia

A new study shows how different gene mutations make leukemia more aggressive and yields clues about possible treatments.

Ross Levine