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MSK Kids staff at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Raising Awareness and Funds: Recognizing Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month
MSK Kids, the pediatric oncology program at MSK, is committed to shining a light on pediatric cancer. Our clinicians and care teams are engaged in groundbreaking research that will continue to create tomorrow’s breakthroughs. While there is a significant threat to pediatric cancer research stemming from COVID-19’s impact on philanthropy, several organizations helped MSK recognize pediatric cancer awareness month (September) by fundraising for MSK Kids.
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Couple looking at laptop screen together
What You Should Know about Your Health Insurance Options During Open Enrollment
Melanie Steele, Director of Patient Financial Engagement at Memorial Sloan Kettering, answers key questions you might have about health insurance heading into 2021.
James Eastham, MD
Focus on Men’s Health and Prostate Cancer
A team of experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering shared their insights on prostate cancer and men’s health in an Information Session for patients, caregivers and those at increased risk for the disease.
Michael Postow, Nitya Raj and Triparna Sen
MSK Leaders Recognized in the 40 Under 40 in Cancer Class of 2020
Chief of the Melanoma Service Michael Postow, MD, Medical Oncologist Nitya Raj, MD, and Assistant Attending Triparna Sen, PhD were included on this year’s list.
photo shows MSK cancer expert Neil Iyengar, who cares for people with breast cancer and is a leading expert on the relationship between breast cancer, nutrition, obesity and exercise.
Intermittent Fasting and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
Learn how intermittent fasting is being explored by researchers for possible use in cancer treatment and prevention, including breast cancer.
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MSK developmental biologist Lorenz Studer
Taking Aim at Parkinson’s Disease: A Conversation with Developmental Biologist Lorenz Studer
In an interview in September 2020, Dr. Studer spoke about what he hopes he and his fellow investigators can accomplish with this generous support.
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Medical oncologist Oscar Lahoud speaks with a patient via Zoom session
Bone Marrow Transplant Survivors Unite Online to Celebrate
A celebration over Zoom allowed MSK bone marrow transplant survivors to reminisce with medical staff and each other.
Dr. Andrew Kung, MD, PhD recently authored an op-ed in U.S. News & World Report
A Closer Look at the COVID-19 Impact on Childhood Cancer
There is a significant threat to pediatric cancer research stemming from COVID-19's impact on philanthropy. That message is shared by MSK’s Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Andrew Kung, MD, PhD, in a recent op-ed published in U.S. News & World Report.
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Memorial Sloan Kettering infectious disease specialist Monika Shah
What Should I Know about the Flu This Season?
Learn why getting a flu shot is more important than ever this season.
Macropinocytosis
Research Published in Genes and Development from Craig Thompson Lab
New research from the Craig Thompson Lab offers a closer look at the transcriptional activators, Yap/Taz, and the role they play in cell growth and macropinocytosis.