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Announcement

Memorial Sloan Kettering Announces Unprecedented Alliance

Hartford Healthcare system in Connecticut has been selected as the first MSK Cancer Alliance member, established to enhance delivery of care, improve patient outcomes, and advance research.

Q&A

Taking Clues from Nature for the Development of New Drugs

In this Q&A, Memorial Sloan Kettering chemist Derek Tan discusses why natural products offer inspiration for the development of new drugs.

Pictured: Derek Tan

Cancer Guide

New Information about Multiple Myeloma Care at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Memorial Sloan Kettering specialists provide outstanding care for multiple myeloma and related plasma cell diseases.

In the O.R.

Data on New Procedure to Remove Small Breast Cancers Shows Benefits to Patient Experience

Memorial Sloan Kettering clinicians report on a successful first year of using a new procedure to pinpoint and remove small breast cancers.

Pictured: Lawrence Dauer

In the Lab

Gene Mutation Linked to Inherited Risk of Common Form of Childhood Leukemia

Researchers have found the first evidence that susceptibility to developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia during childhood may be heritable.

Pictured: Kenneth Offit

Ask the Expert

Why Don’t We Screen More Women for Ovarian Cancer?

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, gynecologic surgeon Dennis Chi discusses why screening for ovarian cancer is not as widespread as it is for certain other cancers.

Pictured: Denis Chi

Video

Watch Our Experts Discuss the Latest in Lung Cancer Management and Research

In a recent CancerSmart talk focused on lung cancer, three Memorial Sloan Kettering experts described advances in diagnosis and treatment.

Pictured: Mark Kris, Andreas Rimner, Nabil Pierre Rizk & Max Gomez

Slide Show

Respite and Relaxation: Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Patient Recreation Pavilion

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Patient Recreation Pavilion offers a healing environment where patients and their loved ones come to discover or rediscover the things that bring them enjoyment.

Video

Meet Head and Neck Surgeon Ian Ganly

Dr. Ganly explains that experts in all disciplines – including medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgery – work together as a team to deliver treatments offering the best results possible for patients.

Pictured: Ian Ganly

In the Lab

Do Cancer Cell Lines Really Resemble Tumors? Now Researchers Can Tell

A recent study found that the cell lines most commonly used for research on ovarian cancer are not the most suitable.

Pictured: Cancer cell lines