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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. To add your name to our mailing list, please contact us at 212-639-3199 or communityaffairs@mskcc.org.

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.

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Recent Issues

  • 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.
  • Winter 2014 
    New Outpatient Center Debuts
    Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new outpatient center on East 60th Street, which opened in September, provides treatment for several types of cancer and access to MSK’s robust clinical trials program.
  • Commack, NY - Winter 2014
    Outpatient Services Expand in Commack
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Commack is renovating and expanding to better meet the needs of the growing number of patients treated at MSK Commack.
  • Basking Ridge, NJ - Winter 2014
    The Long Road Home Leads to Success
    A soft tissue sarcoma survivor’s story on treatment at MSK Basking Ridge is featured.
  • Fall 2014
    Borough President Shines a Light on Pediatric Cancer
    Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Pediatrics was presented with a city proclamation declaring September to be Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
  • West Harrison, NY – Fall 2014
    New Comprehensive Care Facility Opens
    Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new West Harrison outpatient facility opening October 2014 is featured.
  • Summer 2014
    Pioneering Surgery Center Taking Shape
    Plans for the new Josie Robertson Surgery Center is featured.
  • Spring 2014
    The Significance of Landing on Top
    Memorial Sloan Kettering’s top-tier research infrastructure earns the top score from the National Cancer Institute.
  • Basking Ridge, NJ — Special Issue
    Building a Team Around You
    Memorial Sloan Kettering’s multidisciplinary team approach to care and free cancer screenings are highlighted.
  • Commack, NY — Special Issue
    Building a Team Around You
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s multidisciplinary team approach to care and free cancer screenings are highlighted.
  • Harrison, NY — Special Issue
    Expert Cancer Care Close to You
    Services planned at the Harrison site (opening in October 2014) are discussed.

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