MSK Ralph Lauren Center


Location Information

1919 Madison Avenue (Entrance on 124th Street) New York NY 10035

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Overview of the MSK Ralph Lauren Center

The MSK Ralph Lauren Center (RLC) offers cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and support services. Since its founding in 2003, the RLC has served the Harlem community and surrounding neighborhoods by providing high-quality care in a warm, welcoming, and culturally sensitive environment. The center has cared for thousands of people, making it a beacon for accessible, compassionate cancer care for residents of Harlem and beyond.

The RLC’s supportive services include a renowned patient navigation program, financial counseling, and an array of other social services. There is also a medically tailored food pantry supplemented with nutritional counseling.

The RLC is highly active in the community. It sponsors health fairs, hosts support groups, and provides free screenings in Harlem.

Services Offered

At RLC, we offer:

Carmen Navarro

Patient navigators including Carmen Navarro help patients with questions involving treatment, financial and travel arrangements, and more.


Visiting the MSK Ralph Lauren Center

The RLC is close to the 2/3 subway stop at 125th Street and Lenox Avenue and 4, 5, and 6 subway stop at 125th Street and Lexington Avenue. It’s also conveniently located by the Harlem-125th Street Metro North train stop.

The closest parking is on 124th Street between Park and Madison Avenues, or the Henry J. Carter Hospital lot at 1752 Park Avenue (between 122nd and Park Avenue). 

Visiting Us

We want your visit to be as comfortable and convenient at possible. You may find it helpful to learn more about the RLC, as well as general information about Memorial Sloan Kettering and New York City, including accommodations, transportation details, and advice about the area to help find your way.

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Care Team

At Memorial Sloan Kettering, doctors, nurses, and other specialists work together on treatment teams for each patient. This means that your care team is highly experienced in caring for people with the type of cancer you have. In addition to your medical care, your team will also develop a plan to care for your total well-being, including support for your family and loved ones.

Breast Cancer

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Genitourinary Cancer

Lung Cancer (Thoracic)

Additional Staff

  • Marie-Pia Molena, Clinical Social Worker
  • Claudia Ortiz, Nurse Practitioner
  • Marta Sales, Nurse Practitioner