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Living Beyond Cancer: Memorial Sloan Kettering Establishes a New Cancer Survivorship Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering's Survivorship Initiative has come of age with the recent creation of our Cancer Survivorship Center.

Pictured: Charles Sklar, Kevin Oeffinger & Mary McCabe

MSK Celebrates 100 Years of Leadership in Head and Neck Surgery

Marking an extraordinary centennial of leadership, Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrated the 100th anniversary of its Head and Neck Service — the world’s oldest — in 2014.

Pictured: Jatin Shah & Michael Douglas

New Manhattan Outpatient Center Opened in September

Our newest Manhattan outpatient center at 16 East 60th Street offers a host of services, among them an innovative, multidisciplinary advanced skin cancer program for patients with nonmelanoma skin cancers requiring specialized care.

60th Street Outpatient Center

Event

Transplant Patients Walk Hospital Halls to Support Bone Marrow Donation

Transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering gave support to bone marrow donation efforts with their own “walk” inside the hospital.

Q&A

Is a Phase I Clinical Trial Right for You?

Medical oncologist Paul Sabbatini sheds light on how phase I clinical trials are conducted at Memorial Sloan Kettering and how to determine whether patients may be eligible for one.

Pictured: Paul Sabbatini

Announcement

Memorial Sloan Kettering to Open New Outpatient Facility in New Jersey

MSK’s new outpatient facility in the Jersey Shore area will enable more people to access outstanding cancer care closer to home.

Pictured: Monmouth Center

In the Lab

Genetic “Kill Switch” Could Make Cell Therapies Safer

Researchers have engineered a gene into therapeutic cells that allows them to turn off tumor growth if some of the cells become cancerous.

Pictured: Experimental Brain Tumor

Announcement

MSK Cancer Alliance Grants Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Certified Member Status

The certification comes after a year in which hundreds of experts worked together to assess standards of care at Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute.

MSK and Hartford leadership holding certificate

In the Clinic

Retinoblastoma Program Marks 100 Years

Retinoblastoma expert David Abramson discusses how treatments and survival rates have greatly improved for this rare pediatric eye cancer.

Pictured: David Abramson

Snapshot

How to Build a Worm, in 3-D High Definition

Stunning movies captured in the lab of computational biologist Zhirong Bao reveal how cells divide, grow, and move around, as in a carefully choreographed dance, during the development of a nematode worm embryo.

Pictured: Nematode Worm Embryo