Community Matters is a newsletter for neighbors of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. It informs members of the local community about our services and activities, including construction that may affect you.
- Westchester, NY – Fall 2016
How Staying Focused Paved the Way
Learn how advances in radiation therapy helped one local Westchester resident make it to the finish line. Details are also provided on MSK’s free upcoming stem cell donor drive at MSK Westchester.
Learn how advances in radiation therapy are helping patients through treatment quicker and with less side effects. Information on MSK’s stem cell donor drive is also presented.
- Spring 2016
Welcome to the first digital issue of MSK’s Community Matters. This issue presents our new Josie Robertson Surgery Center, a first-of-its-kind facility designed to help patients recover in the shortest possible time, and a new program, TYA@MSK, that addresses the unique needs of teen and young adult cancer patients.
- Basking Ridge, NJ - Spring 2016
Read about MSK’s innovative approach to clinical trial design and recent Magnet® designation for our nursing care. Our free skin cancer screenings in May are also highlighted.
- Commack, NY - Spring 2016
Read about MSK’s innovative approach to clinical trial design and recent Magnet® designation for our nursing care. Local initiatives with the Teachers Federal Credit Union and Stony Brook University are also highlighted.
- Westchester, NY – Spring 2016
3-D Photography Takes Aim at Skin Cancer
This new screening service – offered exclusively by MSK – is now available at our Westchester location. Details are provided on the merger of our Sleepy Hollow and West Harrison facilities to create MSK Westchester.
- Summer 2015
Making Sense of Genetic Testing
Learn more about how genetic tests are used to identify inherited cancer risk; MSK’s 2015 Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award; and how construction of MSK’s new facilities is progressing.
- West Harrison, NY – Fall 2015
MSK West Harrison Brings Home the Gold
The outpatient facility achieves Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for environmental sustainability.
- Spring 2015
Sharing Knowledge Through Multiple Channels
Read about recent MSK initiatives with great potential to improve patients’ lives; MSK’s role in an upcoming PBS documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies and free community events and cancer screenings in NYC.
- Commack, NY - Spring 2015
Dr. Jimmie C. Holland will present strategies to cope with aging on May 6 at MSK Commack and will be featured in an upcoming PBS documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.
- Basking Ridge, NJ - Spring 2015
Dr. Michael Postow will discuss pioneering new immune-based treatments for cancer in Bridgewater, NJ on April 16. MSK’s groundbreaking work to advance immunity science will also be featured in an upcoming PBS documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.