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Zhongmin Wang
2021 Chairman’s Prize Honors Research That Paves Way for New Cell-Based Therapies to Treat Autoimmune Diseases and Inflammation
Meet Zhongmin Wang, a fifth-year doctoral student in the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK), who has been awarded the 2021 Chairman’s Prize.
Q&A
Surgeon-scientist Vinod Balachandran in the laboratory
4 Things to Know about Pancreatic Cancer
Learn about important advances in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
Man holding an IUD
To Detect Ovarian Cancer Early, Researchers Look to Nanotechnology
Could an implantable IUD help detect cancer early, when it is most curable? Scientists at the Sloan Kettering Institute are betting yes.
In the Clinic
A photo of Paula with her dog; Paula in a graduation cap and gown; Paula at a pottery wheel; and Paula snowboarding.
How a Targeted Drug Developed for Breast Cancer Is Helping People with Lung Cancer
A phase II trial of the targeted therapy trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®) has found that the drug shrinks tumors in more than half of people with advanced lung cancer driven by the protein HER2.
Dr. Bob Li
International Clinical Trial Delivers Promising Results of HER2-Targeted Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
New data published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and featured at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2021 highlights a promising new treatment for individuals with HER2-mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Ask the Expert
Black male conferring with female doctor in scrubs.
4 Things Black Men Should Know about Prostate Cancer
Learn why Black men should be especially mindful of prostate cancer risk.
Luis Alberto Diaz Jr.
MSK’s Luis Alberto Diaz Jr., MD, Appointed to President Biden’s National Cancer Advisory Board
President Biden announced on September 15 his appointment of MSK medical oncologist and Head of the Division of Solid Tumor Oncology, Luis Alberto Diaz, Jr., MD, as one of seven distinguished members of the National Cancer Advisory Board.
Vanessa Rodriguez
Honoring Her Family’s History and Hispanic Heritage Month: Vanessa Rodriguez
Meet Vanessa Rodriguez, who is an event production manager in the Office of Development, where she works to enhance donor relationships to help fund cancer research.
Feature
Kelly Lawlor and her family.
Why Living with Thyroid Cancer Can Be Better than Treating It
Learn about why MSK patient Kelly Lawlor, who was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2016, chose watchful waiting over surgery.
MSK Kids neuroblastoma patient Abby Hawk
The Tale of Abby's Tattoo: How She Beat Neuroblastoma
Get to know Abby Hawk, who got a tattoo of Memorial Sloan Kettering after being treated there for neuroblastoma.