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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


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


Watch Live Webcast of “Major Trends” Seminar — Annual Event for High School Students

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s annual seminar exposes high school students and their teachers to cutting-edge scientific research.

Pictured: Craig Thompson


Clifford Hudis Gives a Rundown on Recent Breakthroughs in Medical Oncology

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis says advances in immunology and molecular biology are leading to remarkable successes in cancer treatment.

Pictured: Clifford Hudis

Patient Story

A Marathon Runner’s Story of Second Chances

His decision to go to Memorial Sloan Kettering taught marathon runner Pierce McManus about the power of a second opinion.

Pictured: Pierce McManus


At Work: Anas Younes, Chief of the Lymphoma Service

Medical oncologist Anas Younes leads an ambitious effort to find disease biomarkers that could predict which lymphoma patients will benefit from new targeted therapies.

Pictured: Anas Younes, Chief, Lymphoma Service

Ask the Expert

Are Electronic Cigarettes Safer to Use than Conventional Cigarettes?

Jack Burkhalter, assistant director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Tobacco Treatment Program, talks about the safety of electronic cigarettes.

Pictured: Electronic Cigarette


Innovative Partnership Will Speed Drug Discovery and Development

Memorial Sloan Kettering is joining with two other academic institutions in a pioneering collaboration to speed early-stage drug discoveries into therapies for patients.

Pictured: Laurie Glimcher, Craig Thompson, Marc Tessier-Lavigne & Tadataka Yamada

Ahmet Dogan Named Chief of New Hematopathology Service

Pathologist Ahmet Dogan is Chief of the new Hematopathology Service, which focuses on diseases of the blood and of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissue.

Pictured: Ahmet Dogan, MD, PhD