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Event

Transplant Patients Walk Hospital Halls to Support Bone Marrow Donation

Transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering gave support to bone marrow donation efforts with their own “walk” inside the hospital.

Q&A

Is a Phase I Clinical Trial Right for You?

Medical oncologist Paul Sabbatini sheds light on how phase I clinical trials are conducted at Memorial Sloan Kettering and how to determine whether patients may be eligible for one.

Pictured: Paul Sabbatini

Announcement

Memorial Sloan Kettering to Open New Outpatient Facility in New Jersey

MSK’s new outpatient facility in the Jersey Shore area will enable more people to access outstanding cancer care closer to home.

Pictured: Monmouth Center

In the Lab

Genetic “Kill Switch” Could Make Cell Therapies Safer

Researchers have engineered a gene into therapeutic cells that allows them to turn off tumor growth if some of the cells become cancerous.

Pictured: Experimental Brain Tumor

Announcement

MSK Cancer Alliance Grants Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Certified Member Status

The certification comes after a year in which hundreds of experts worked together to assess standards of care at Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute.

MSK and Hartford leadership holding certificate

In the Clinic

Retinoblastoma Program Marks 100 Years

Retinoblastoma expert David Abramson discusses how treatments and survival rates have greatly improved for this rare pediatric eye cancer.

Pictured: David Abramson

Snapshot

How to Build a Worm, in 3-D High Definition

Stunning movies captured in the lab of computational biologist Zhirong Bao reveal how cells divide, grow, and move around, as in a carefully choreographed dance, during the development of a nematode worm embryo.

Pictured: Nematode Worm Embryo

Q&A

A Talk with Prostate Cancer Surgeon and Westchester Resident James Eastham about Our New West Harrison Location

Prostate cancer expert James Eastham talks about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new outpatient treatment center that will soon open in West Harrison, New York, where he will be practicing.

Pictured: James Eastham

In the Lab

Prostate Cancer Organoids Provide New Tool for Evaluating Therapies

Researchers have created tiny structures called organoids from patients’ prostate tumors. These organoids will allow the study of tumors in greater detail and enable correlation of genetic mutations with drug response.

In the Clinic

Soy Consumption May Promote Overexpression of Breast Cancer Genes in Some Women

Researchers have found that in a subset of women, consumption of soy could boost the expression of genes linked to breast cancer.