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On Our Website

Ways Our Tobacco Treatment Program Can Help You Quit on World No Tobacco Day 2014

Become one of the thousands of people that Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Tobacco Treatment Program has helped to quit.

Pictured: Jamie Ostroff

Video

Musicians On Call: Volunteers with a Melodious Bedside Manner

The volunteer organization Musicians On Call complements therapy with bedside performances.

Pictured: Musician Volunteer

Profile

At Work: Physician-Scientist David Solit

David Solit, Director of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology, discusses how working with cancer patients drives him to develop more-effective, personalized cancer treatments.

Pictured: David Solit

Event

Memorial Sloan Kettering Celebrates at Convocation and Commencement Ceremony

Degrees were presented and awards were given at the 35th annual ceremony held on May 14.

Pictured: 2014 Graduates

In the News

Study Suggests Double Mastectomy Often Done Unnecessarily

Memorial Sloan Kettering breast surgeon Tari King talks to CBS Online about a new study suggesting double mastectomies may be performed unnecessarily in many women.

Pictured: Tari King

Finding

Genetic Testing of Lung Tumors Leads to Better Therapies

A new study has found that driver mutations can be found in about two-thirds of lung adenocarcinomas, suggesting options for treatment with targeted therapies.

Pictured: Mark Kris

Announcement

Bold Initiative to Transform Cancer Care Established with a $100 Million Gift

With the creation of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering sets out to deliver on the promise of personalized medicine by creating better treatment options for all people with cancer.

Pictured: José Baselga, Agnès Viale,  Michael Berger & David Solit

Profile

At Work: Leukemia Specialist Martin Tallman

Leukemia Specialist Martin Tallman discusses how research has led to improvements in the treatment of leukemia and what challenges remain.

pictured: Martin S. Tallman

Decoder

What Is Apoptosis?

Cell biologist Michael Overholtzer explains apoptosis, a form of programmed cell death that can lead to cancer when it doesn’t function properly.

Pictured: Liver Cells

MSK at ASCO

Study Suggests Targeted Drug Is a Potential Therapy for Rare Joint Disorder PVNS

New Memorial Sloan Kettering research demonstrates the powerful clinical benefit of giving patients a drug that targets the molecular abnormality driving the growth of a rare and debilitating joint disease.

Pictured: William Tap