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In the Clinic

New Approach Shortens Treatment Time for Pancreatic Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering is exploring a precise form of high-dose radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer that could shorten treatment time and potentially be more effective.

Pictured: Ellen Yorke and Karyn Goodman

Q&A

Caring for Caregivers

Clinical psychologist Allison Applebaum talks about therapy options for people caring for cancer patients.

Pictured: Allison Applebaum

In the Clinic

Heated Chemotherapy: Using Robust Science to Guide Clinical Decisions

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts are leading investigations of a procedure called hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, also known as HIPEC.

Pictured: Oliver Zivanovic, Garrett Nash & Dennis Chi

Cancer Guide

New Information about Treatment for Pediatric Blood Disorders at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Memorial Sloan Kettering specialists provide state-of-the-art care for a range of pediatric blood disorders.

Pictured: Farid Boulad

In the News

Amy Robach and the Importance of Annual Mammograms Starting at 40

Good Morning America reporter Amy Robach was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 after receiving her first mammogram. For Memorial Sloan Kettering experts, the message behind this story bears repeating: Mammograms save lives.

Pictured: Mammogram

In the Lab

Study Reveals Genetic Causes for Thyroid Cancer Increase after Chernobyl

The study of some victims exposed to ionizing radiation from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident is yielding new information about how radiation-induced thyroid cancer develops.

On Our Website

Strategies and Tips for Parents with Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Kids Express program is designed to help adults who have cancer communicate with their children about their illness.

Pictured: Kids Express

In the Lab

Researchers Identify Mutations that Cause Some Breast Cancers to Resist Treatment

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found genetic mutations that cause some breast cancers to develop resistance to hormone therapy.

Pictured: Sarat Chandarlapaty

Profile

At Work: Structural Biologist Stephen Long

Stephen Long works to understand how proteins work by determining what they look like in three dimensions.

Pictured: Stephen Long & Alexandria Miller

Slide Show

Fred’s Team Goes the Distance in the ING New York City Marathon

On November 3, 875 Fred’s Team members — the largest team ever — ran the ING New York City Marathon. To date, Fred’s Team participants have raised more than $4.1 million in 2013 for Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Emily Dodd