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In the Community

Reducing Health Disparities in US South Asian Population

Memorial Sloan Kettering leads a first-of-its-kind initiative to reduce cancer and cardiovascular health disparities among South Asian immigrants in the United States.

Snapshot

New Technology Could Enable Immediate Detection of Tumor Borders during Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists are developing new imaging instrumentation that could enable pathologist and surgeons to collaborate more seamlessly and reduce the need for repeat surgeries.

Breast cancer mosaic

Feature

Depression Can Be Dangerous in Patients with Cancer, But Help is Available

Memorial Sloan Kettering psychiatrist Mary Jane Massie talks about how depression may affect patients and the many types of help available.

Pictured: Mary Jane Massie & Patient

Video

Cancer’s Impact on Women’s Fertility and Building a Family after Treatment

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts discuss the impact that cancer and its treatment can have on female fertility, and options for building a family after treatment ends.

Pictured: Joanne Frankel Kelvin, Nadeem  Abu-Rustum & Larissa Temple

Perspective

Cancer Care in the United States: Newly Released IOM Report Details a “System in Crisis”

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts comment on the latest findings by the Institute of Medicine about the quality, coordination, and cost of cancer care.

Snapshot

The Social Behavior of Bacteria Offers New Ideas for Antimicrobial Drug Design

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have discovered how a common bacterium can evolve to become more mobile and easier to get rid of.

Pictured: Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Announcement

New Leaders in Memorial Sloan Kettering Thoracic Surgery and Oncology

Thoracic surgeon David Jones and medical oncologist Charles Rudin, internationally recognized leaders in their fields, to head the Thoracic Surgical Service and the Thoracic Oncology Service, respectively.

Pictured: David Jones & Charles Rudin

Philanthropy

The Society of MSKCC’s Annual Appeal Raises Funds for Thyroid Cancer Research

This year The Society of MSKCC’s Annual Appeal aims to raise funds to support thyroid cancer research.

Pictured: James Fagin

Feature

Past, Present, and Future: Research and Treatment Advances in Pediatric Cancers

On the occasion of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, pediatric oncologist Paul A. Meyers talks about the evolution of pediatric cancer research and treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Paul Meyers

In the Lab

Faster than the Speed of Light: New Imaging Approach Could Measure Tumor Activity

A new imaging approach being investigated by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers could provide better information about a tumor’s molecular activity, allowing for a more accurate diagnosis.

Pictured: Daniel Thorek & Jan Grimm