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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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Hudson Valley toy drive invites locals to donate gifts for children receiving treatment at MSK Kids. MSK’s Michael Ortiz is quoted.
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
 
New research suggests that Black women experience are at more than three times the risk of this painful issue compared to white women. Study lead author MSK’s Andrea Barrio is quoted.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
 
MSK’s Esther Babady is highlighted as a 2021 Whole Health Hero. Empire’s second Whole Health Heroes awards honors those New Yorkers who have shown enormous leadership, creativity and resilience in putting their organizations back on the road to financial stability, providing a safe environment for both employees and the public, and meeting the unique health care challenges of a staggering public health crisis.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
 

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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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