By Memorial Sloan KetteringThursday, January 14, 2016
During his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed a “moonshot” to cure cancer. Following that, MSK physicians attended a roundtable discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland to discuss progress on what a cure might look like.
After reviewing updated breast cancer screening guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force for women at average risk, MSK’s breast experts have elected not to change the institution’s recommendations in any way.
The new Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research brings together MSK physicians and scientists in an intensive, multidisciplinary effort against the number-one cause of death from cancer in the nation.