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MSK helped Roberto Romero’s immune system grow an army of T cells to fight melanoma using TIL therapy, which offers new hope against solid tumors.
How MSK Used TIL Therapy To Treat Melanoma in Roberto
Learn how MSK uses TIL therapy for melanoma - the first immunotherapy approved by the FDA to treat a solid tumor.
MSK breast cancer patient Majiel Baker is seen at the beach with her husband and children.
Cancer Care Worth Traveling For: Why People Come to MSK From Across the Country
Learn why over 1700 people travel from all over the country for cancer care at Memorial Sloan Kettering each year, including resources for the specific needs of traveling patients and their loved ones.
In the Clinic
MSK radiation oncologist Nancy Lee
Low-Dose Radiation To Treat HPV Throat Cancer a ‘Game Changer’
Learn how HPV-related head and neck cancer can be treated with a sharply reduced radiation dose to prevent side effects.
detail shot of a microscope in an MSK lab
MSK Research Highlights, February 12, 2024
New research from MSK investigates overcoming drug resistance in chronic lymphocytic leukemia; describes a new method for identifying driver mutations in tumor samples; identifies a protein that orchestrates macrophages’ cancer-fighting abilities; and uncovers how cancer programs could do more to help patients quit smoking.
MSK physician-scientist Alex Kentsis
Epigenetic Combination Therapy Could Overcome Treatment Resistance in Epithelioid Sarcomas and Rhabdoid Tumors
Learn about a possible new treatment approach for soft tissue sarcomas.
An immunofluorescence image of an aged mouse liver.
CAR T Cells Show Promise Against Age-Related Diseases in Mice
Laboratory research led by MSK and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory demonstrates the potential for CAR T cells to improve “healthspan” by eliminating senescent cells associated with aging-related diseases.
MSK medical oncologist and pancreatic cancer specialist Eileen O’Reilly.
Vaccine Targeting KRAS in Pancreatic and Colorectal Cancer Shows Promise
Read about an off-the-shelf therapeutic vaccine that could potentially prevent certain pancreatic and colorectal cancers from returning.
Human pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons
MSK Researchers Hack Neurons’ Internal Clocks To Accelerate the Study of Neurological Diseases
New research led by MSK has uncovered a way to “hack” neurons' internal clocks to speed up their development. The approach promises to accelerate research into neurological disease.
Detail shot of an MSK scientist in the lab
MSK Research Highlights, January 29, 2024
New MSK research provides insights into how BRCA2 promotes genomic integrity; illuminates how embryonic cells can develop without key amino acids; explores how the microbiome bounces back after antibiotic treatment; and investigates acquired resistance to immunotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer.
Eric Lai playing guitar
Beyond the Bench: Developmental Biologist Eric Lai
How developmental biologist Eric Lai’s approach to science co-evolved with his music, art, and life outside the lab.