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Finding

New Findings May Lead to Better Predictions of Breast Cancer Risk in Women with Inherited Mutations

A study identifies genetic variations that alter the risk of breast cancer in women who have a certain gene mutation.

Pictured: Kenneth Offit

Video

Meet Gynecologic Cancer Surgeon Yukio Sonoda

Dr. Sonoda, who performs minimally invasive procedures when possible, discusses how patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering have the benefit of an entire team of physicians having input into their care.

Pictured: Yukio Sonoda

Event

Cycle for Survival Raises Record Funds for Rare Cancer Research

The indoor cycling fund-raiser, in its seventh year, has raised more than $31 million for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Cycle for Survival

Patient Story

Ron’s Story about Soft Tissue Sarcoma

To treat his soft tissue sarcoma, 50-year-old Ron Kraemer chose Memorial Sloan Kettering for care and support that could keep him playing music and working as a personal fitness trainer.

Pictured: Ron Kraemer

In the Clinic

Cell-Based Immune Therapy Shows Promise in Leukemia Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have used genetically modified immune cells to eradicate cancer in five patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Pictured: Isabelle Rivière, Michel Sadelain & Renier Brentjens

Video

Meet Leukemia Expert Stephen Chung

Medical oncologist Dr. Chung specializes in working with patients who have leukemia and bone marrow failure syndromes, from diagnosis through treatment and general medical care.

Pictured: Stephen Chung

Q&A

Department of Surgery Chair Peter Scardino on Smarter Screening for Prostate Cancer

Dr. Scardino discusses strategies for how physicians and patients can make the best use of PSA testing and prostate cancer treatment.

Pictured: Peter Scardino

In the Lab

New Molecule Targets Proteins Inside Cancer Cells

Scientists from Memorial Sloan Kettering have collaborated on the discovery of a unique monoclonal antibody, called ESK1, that appears to be effective at targeting and destroying several types of cancer cells.

Pictured: ESK1 Monoclonal Antibody

Q&A

Women with Ovarian Cancer Benefit from Treatment at High-Volume Centers

Gynecology Service Chief Richard Barakat comments on a recent study indicating that women treated by more-experienced physicians receive the most-appropriate care for this aggressive form of cancer.

Pictured: Dennis Chi & Richard Barakat

Q&A

Urologist John Mulhall Explains Strategies for Addressing Sexual Health Concerns for Men with Cancer

Dr. Mulhall, director of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program, explains common concerns about male sexual health and offers advice for men and their partners.

Pictured: John Mulhall