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Richard Nixon with Benno Schmidt (right) and Mr. Schmidt’s wife, Nancy, at the signing of the National Cancer Act
For more than 137 years, MSK has made historic contributions driving discovery and improving patient care. Take a look back at the progress we've made since the signing of the National Cancer Act in 1971.
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MSK’s William Jarnagin and Alice Wei authored an op-ed on advancements in research that have led to improvements in effective treatments for pancreatic cancer and what lies ahead.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
 
It’s another reminder, like this past summer’s soon-deflated vaccine euphoria, that people whose immunity is compromised by cancer, organ transplantation, or autoimmune diseases — and their treatments — cannot afford to let their guard down. MSK’s Tobias Hohl is quoted.
Monday, November 29, 2021
 
MSK’s Sanjeethan Baksh from the Lydia Finley Lab is named a 2021 STAT Wunderkind. Every year, STAT sets out to celebrate the unheralded heroes of science and medicine, poring over hundreds of nominations from across North America in search for the next generation of scientific superstars.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
 

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2020 Annual Report: Meeting the Moment
Gynecologic surgeon Carol Brown tying on a surgical cap
In her new role as Chief Health Equity Officer, gynecologic cancer surgeon Carol Brown is leading a new commitment to reducing cancer disparities. Dr. Brown spoke with NBC’s Today show anchor Al Roker about raising awareness about these disparities.
Paul Cortellesi
Memorial Sloan Kettering staff, patients, and donors stepped up in extraordinary ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. Meet just some of these heroes.
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