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At Memorial Sloan Kettering, our leading edge research is constantly advancing what we know about cancer and new discoveries are improving care for patients here, and all over the world. In News and Information, you will find information about our groundbreaking work and the dedicated professionals who make it all happen.

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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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Rémy Evard, previously a technology executive at a life-sciences venture-capital firm, has joined Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as chief digital officer and head of technology.
Friday, January 14, 2022
 
A new report says 3.5 million cancer deaths have been prevented in recent decades, thanks to declines in smoking, advances in treatments and improved early detection. MSK’s Deb Schrag is quoted.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
 
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has created a fund to find more effective cancer treatments after receiving a $100 million gift from the Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller Foundation. MSK’s Craig Thompson is quoted.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
 

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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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Cancer Straight Talk
Cancer Straight Talk brings together national experts and cancer patients to have straightforward, evidence-based conversations. Medical oncologist Diane Reidy-Lagunes hosts this series with the mission of educating and empowering patients to make the right decisions and live happier, healthier lives.
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