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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.

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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.

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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.

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Making Informed Decisions about Breast Reconstruction: A Webinar

Women diagnosed with breast cancer face many difficult decisions about their care, including ones that may affect their quality of life after treatment.

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In the Community

Giving Supplies a Second Life, and Making an Environmental Impact in the Process

Memorial Sloan Kettering “green” committees focus on waste reduction and energy efficiency throughout the institution while donating useful supplies to New York–area nonprofits.

Q&A

MSK Helps Breast Cancer Patients Manage Weight During Treatment

New findings reveal a link between obesity and death from breast cancer. Memorial Sloan Kettering clinical nutritionist Cara Anselmo talks about the issue and offers tips on maintaining a healthy weight when coping with breast cancer.

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Olympic Gold Medalist and Cancer Survivor Shannon Miller Addresses Memorial Sloan Kettering Celebration

Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller was diagnosed with germ cell ovarian cancer, a very rare disease, in 2011 and treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Learn more about her inspiring story.

Decoder

What Is Tumor Heterogeneity?

Understanding tumor heterogeneity may be the next big quest in cancer science, as differences between cells within a tumor can have important consequences for how cancers are diagnosed and treated.

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Q&A

Recognizing and Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue

Psychiatrist William Breitbart answers questions about coping with the debilitating exhaustion that can result from cancer treatment.

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In the Clinic

How Our New Particle Accelerator Will Make Cancer Imaging and Treatment More Precise

The launch of a 20-ton instrument and a facility for producing radioactive imaging molecules will allow our doctors and scientists to monitor cancers in unparalleled detail.

Pictured: Serge Lyashchenko