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Nurse practitioner Emily Sarro helps coordinate care for patients in MSK’s Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA at MSK) program.
Cancer is tough, no matter the age. But adolescents and young adults with cancer face a whole host of unique challenges, including delayed diagnoses. MSK created an Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA at MSK) program which unites experts across 16 specialties.
Alexander Drilon, MD
Following an approval from the FDA in May 2020, the New England Journal of Medicine has published data from the phase I/II LIBRETTO-001 clinical trial of selpercatinib in advanced RET (REarranged during Transfection)-driven lung and thyroid cancers. MSK’s Alexander Drilon, MD, the recently appointed Chief of the Early Drug Development Service, serves as the lead investigator for multi-site clinical trial.
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Read a letter from Memorial Sloan Kettering's leadership team about our commitment to our community in response to acts of racism and discrimination.
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The American Association for Cancer Research published its first progress report on cancer disparities, outlining the complex reasons why they exist and a plan for how the country can overcome them. MSK’s Carol Brown is quoted.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
 
SKI is included in a list of 50 universities, research institutions, and teaching hospitals ranked by how much in NIH funding was received during the current 2020 federal fiscal year, through September. 
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
 
This year, Avenue Magazine’s annual Power List highlights those who are making New York City a better place and celebrating more than 50 of NYC’s brightest visionaries across the arts, culture, philanthropy, education, urban planning, medicine, and more. MSK’s Lisa DeAngelis is highlighted under the Medical Research category.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
 

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2019 Annual Report: It Starts with One
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Researchers in the Sloan Kettering Institute conducted a far-reaching analysis of single cells that is changing how we think about development.
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Liquid biopsies are shedding light on cancer DNA that’s hiding out in the bloodstream. MSK-ACCESS is one such test that took a big leap forward in 2019.
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