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Ask the Expert

How Do I Decide Whether I Should Bank Cord Blood from My Newborn?

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, pediatric hematologist Andromachi Scaradavou discusses options for expectant parents who are considering banking a newborn’s cord blood.

Pictured: Andromachi Scaradavou


Meet Leukemia Expert Virginia Klimek

Internist and medical oncologist Virginia Klimek discusses the importance of research, clinical trials, and patient education in finding new treatments for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

Pictured: Virginia Klimek


A Look Inside the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

Watch our scientists discuss how the Geoffrey Beene Center helped Memorial Sloan Kettering establish a progressive approach to modern cancer research.

Pictured: Scott Lowe & Zhen Zhao


U.S. News & World Report Names Memorial Sloan Kettering One of the Nation’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of the nation’s top two hospitals for cancer care for the 24th year in a row and is also recognized for excellence in a range of medical specialties.

Pictured: Martin Tallman

Cancer Guide

New Information about Diagnosing and Treating Low-Grade Glioma at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Memorial Sloan Kettering's Brain Tumor Center provides world-class care to people with low-grade glioma, a type of slow-growing brain tumor.

Pictured: Philip Gutin

In the News

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Collaboration with IBM Watson Featured on CBS This Morning

Medical oncologist Mark G. Kris and one of his patients were interviewed for a CBS This Morning segment that describes how a Memorial Sloan Kettering team trains the supercomputer IBM Watson to help doctors identify the best cancer management options for individual patients.

Pictured: Mark Kris


2013 Academic Convocation and Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School Commencement

Honors were conferred, PhD degrees were awarded, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author addressed the graduates at the May 10 ceremony.

Pictured: 2013 Graduates

Ask the Expert

How Can I Maintain a Healthy Diet during and after My Breast Cancer Treatment?

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, Cara Anselmo, a registered dietitian nutritionist, discusses the importance of maintaining a healthy diet while undergoing breast cancer treatment.

Pictured: Cara Anselmo


Pramod Sogani Inaugurated As President of the American Urological Association

Memorial Sloan Kettering urologic surgeon Pramod Sogani has been inaugurated as President of the American Urological Association. In this Q&A he discusses his goals and his new role.

Pictured: Pramod Sogani


Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Young Adult Patients Celebrate Their High School Graduations at Seventh Annual Convocation

Thirty young men and women, patients or former patients of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Pediatrics, celebrated earning their high school or high school equivalency diplomas in 2013.

Pictured: Members of the class of 2013