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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. Join our mailing list.


Current Issues

  • 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.

Back Issues

2015

  • 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.

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