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Feature

Celebrating School’s End at MSK with Pediatric Prom and High School Convocation

Discover how current and former Memorial Sloan Kettering pediatric cancer patients closed out the end of the school year.

MSK Pediatric Prom

Q & A

MSK's Carol Brown Talks Cancer Moonshot at United State of Women Summit

MSK physician Carol Brown spoke about cancer disparities at The US State of Women Summit organized by the White House. Learn how she and MSK are leading the way in addressing this issue.

MSK gynecologic oncologist Carol Brown

In the Clinic

New Targeted Drug Therapy for Advanced Sarcoma Extends Survival by Nearly a Year

Learn more about olaratumab, promising drug that has been shown to extend survival for people with advanced soft tissue sarcoma by nearly a year in a phase II clinical trial.

MSK physician Aimee Crago consults with two colleagues.

In the Clinic

New Research Shows AML Is Not One Disease, But 11 or More

Learn how researchers plan to use new genetic information about acute myeloid leukemia to tailor treatments.

Microscopic view of blood cells from bone marrow in a case of acute myeloid leukemia

In the News

#ASCO16 Highlights: Treating Cancer in the Older Patient, a Visit from VP Biden, and More

In case you missed it, here’s a recap of Monday’s highlights from the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.

Vice President Joe Biden.

In the News

#ASCO16 Highlights: A "Smart-Bomb" for Lung Cancer, Bladder Cancer Advances, and More

Couldn’t be at ASCO this year? Read highlights from the first half of the meeting.

Two cancer researchers at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting

In the Lab

Women with Early Breast Cancer Can Ward Off Heart Problems with Exercise

Discover how exercise can reduce the long-term risk of cardiovascular disease in women with early-stage breast cancer.

A woman who is exercising checks her heart rate.

Q&A

Combination Immunotherapy Shows New Promise for Lung Cancer

Results to be presented at the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting suggest combination immunotherapy may help more people with the most common form of lung cancer.

Lung cancer and immunotherapy expert Matthew Hellmann

In the News

Between the Moon and New York City: Vice President Biden Leads MSK Cancer Moonshot Roundtable

Find out what Vice President Joe Biden had to say when he visited MSK for a roundtable “cancer moonshot” discussion.

Vice President Joe Biden led a roundtable “cancer moonshot” discussion at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Finding

Uncertainties about Clinical Trials Keep Patients from Enrolling

Most people are aware of how important clinical trials for cancer are and how they can lead to lifesaving breakthroughs, but they’re also unlikely to participate in them.

A young female doctor in a white coat sits with an older male patient in an exam room