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Lancet Oncology Covers Feature Patient Artwork

Artwork by Memorial Sloan Kettering patients is being featured on the cover of a prestigious medical journal throughout 2014

In the Community

Raising Awareness, Reducing Health Disparities among Minorities

Memorial Sloan Kettering is tackling health disparities that persist in medically underserved communities.

Pictured: William Alago

Cancer Guide

The Latest Information About Lung Cancer Treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Molecular analysis of lung tumors can help guide treatment decisions. Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of only a handful of centers nationwide to offer this personalized approach to care.


Memorial Sloan Kettering President Emeritus Paul Marks Publishes Memoir about His Life in Cancer Research

Former leader of Memorial Sloan Kettering Paul Marks gives a compelling view of cancer research and treatment over the past 40 years in On the Cancer Frontier: One Man, One Disease, and a Medical Revolution.

Pictured: Craig Thompson & Paul Marks

In the Community

Creating an Environment of Respect for LGBT Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering is pursuing a variety of initiatives aimed at making sure everyone who walks through our doors feels welcome.

In the News

Memorial Sloan Kettering Trains IBM Watson to Help Doctors Make Better Cancer Treatment Choices

IBM’s Watson won Jeopardy!, but what if its power could be used for the greater good to help make better cancer care choices?


Memorial Sloan Kettering Featured Prominently at Major Cancer Research Meeting

Discoveries made at Memorial Sloan Kettering receive recognition at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

Pictured: José Baselga


Not So Fast: Dividing Cells Use a “Speed Limit” to Avoid Genetic Mistakes

The discovery of a molecular process that slows down cell division could provide new understanding about how some cancers develop.

Pictured: Human cell nucleus

In the Clinic

Anxiety May Be Fueling More-Extensive Surgeries in Breast Cancer Patients

Increasingly, women diagnosed with cancer in one breast are choosing to have their other, healthy breast removed, but experts say this additional surgery provides no survival benefits.

Pictured: Mary Jane Massie & Tari King

Ask the Expert

What Can I Do to Cope with Hair Loss Due to Cancer Treatment?

Memorial Sloan Kettering social worker Carrie Panzer offers tips for coping with hair loss.