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In the Lab

Compound from Tropical Plant Targets Key Cancer-Causing Genes

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found a naturally occurring compound that can destroy cancer cells in mice by targeting MYC, a cancer-causing gene that has remained elusive until now.

Feature

Spotlight on Dermatology Nursing

Today, we spotlight our dermatology nurses. Learn more about them.

Pictured: Anna Skripnik & Kathryn Ciccollini

In the Clinic

Study Shows Robotic Surgery Holds No Major Advantages for Bladder Cancer Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found that the use of surgical robots does not lead to better outcomes in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer, bringing into question the added costs of the tools.

Pictured: Robotic surgery

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