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Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Head and Neck Service Celebrates 100 Years

View highlights from the opening ceremony of the Fifth World Congress of the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies, which included opening remarks from Bill Clinton and a keynote speech from Michael Douglas.

Pictured: Jatin Shah and Michael Douglas

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.


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


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.


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


Memorial Sloan Kettering Celebrates 130 Years of Progress

Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrates 130 years of tremendous progress in our quest to eradicate cancer.


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


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


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.