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Virtual Community Provides Real Support to Patients and Caregivers

Connections gives patients and caregivers an online meeting place where they can exchange advice, get support, and connect with the Memorial Sloan Kettering community.

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Meet Medical Oncologist Mrinal Gounder

Medical oncologist Mrinal Gounder describes our sophisticated and multidisciplinary approach to care for patients with sarcomas of the soft tissue and bone.

Pictured: Mrinal Gounder

In the Lab

Scaling the Mountains behind the Mountains in Neuroblastoma Research

Common genetic alterations in neuroblastoma tumors may help doctors predict the likelihood the cancer will spread to the brain.

Pictured: Nai-Kong Cheung & Jeremy D

Profile

At Work: Nurse Practitioner Ethel Law

Advanced practice nurse Ethel Law combines patient care with research into improving patients’ quality of life. Find out more about her.

Pictured: Ethel Law

Announcement

Memorial Sloan Kettering Shares Historic Gift to Fund Immunotherapy Research

Immunologist Alexander Rudensky and medical oncologist and immunologist Jedd Wolchok are investigating innovative ways to use the immune system to fight cancer.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok & Alexander Rudensky

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Meet Leukemia Expert Ellin Berman

Oncologist and hematologist Ellin Berman describes how a team of experts provides a variety of therapeutic options to patients with leukemia, from standard of care treatments to new therapies available in clinical trials.

Pictured: Ellin Berman

Ask the Expert

What are the benefits of exercise during and after cancer treatment?

Lara Benusis, head of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Exercise and Yoga Program, discusses what cancer patients should know about exercise during and after treatment.

Pictured: Lara Benusis

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Watch Our Experts Discuss the Latest in Lymphoma Diagnosis and Treatment

Lymphoma experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering discuss new directions in the diagnosis and treatment of this type of cancer.

Pictured: Anas Younes, Joachim Yahalom & Ahmet Dogan

In the Lab

Researchers Fast-Forward Stem Cell Aging to Study Degenerative Diseases

A team of Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists has come up with an approach to make stem-cell-derived neurons rapidly age in a cell culture dish. The breakthrough could transform research into Parkinson’s and other late-onset diseases.

Pictured: Stem cell-derived nerve cells exposed to progerin

In the Clinic

Memorial Sloan Kettering Research Featured in Report on Top Cancer Advances of 2013

The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual report on top clinical cancer advances of the year once again features several studies led by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers.

Pictured: Low-dose CT scans