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Scientists at the Sloan Kettering Institute have discovered that the ability of cancers to metastasize to other organs is dependent upon their ability to co-opt natural wound-healing pathways. In a literal sense, metastasis is wound healing gone wrong. These findings provide a novel framework for thinking about metastasis and how to treat it.
Monday, January 13, 2020
Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), in collaboration with an international research team, have discovered that DNA circles can contribute to the development of childhood cancers. The team, led by MSK computational biologist Richard Koche and Anton Henssen of Charité University Hospital Berlin, made this discovery by studying extrachromosomal DNA in neuroblastoma cells. Neuroblastoma develops in immature nerve cells and is the most common form of cancer in infants.
Monday, December 16, 2019
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) today celebrates its 26th year of the “holiday hallway.” Each year during December, MSK’s carpenters, toolmakers, locksmiths, electricians, and painters construct a winter wonderland in the basement hallway of MSK for patients, families, and staff to visit and enjoy. The decades-long tradition brings joy and cheer to all and has grown in size and detail year after year. The “holiday hallway” is a labor of love for MSK’s Facilities staff, who give of themselves to create the magical MSK tradition. 
Thursday, December 12, 2019
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During 23 years with Accenture, Ms. Taylor helped transform the global technology and consulting firm into one of the world’s leading brands.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) today celebrated the opening of a $1.5 billion state-of-the-art cancer treatment facility with government officials, members of the Boards of Overseers and Managers, and staff. Opening for patient care next month, the 750,000-square-foot building is the institution’s — and the city’s — largest freestanding cancer care facility. The David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is a healing community dedicated to patient-centered care, made possible by a landmark donation and a pioneering vision that signifies a new era of cancer care.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
MSK award recognizes promising investigators for their efforts in advancing cancer research.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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A targeted approach being developed to treat certain cancers may also be effective for Alzheimer’s disease.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Scientists are learning that — in a literal sense — metastasis is wound healing gone wrong.
Monday, January 13, 2020
This research marks the first time researchers have found a connection between vitamin B6 and cancer.
Monday, January 13, 2020
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The David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), will open for patient care in January 2020. It is a $1.5 billion facility, with 750,000 square feet, located on East 74th Street between York Avenue and the FDR Drive. It will also be MSK’s largest freestanding cancer care facility. MSK’s Craig Thompson and Elizabeth McCormick are quoted.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Today Show anchor, Hoda Kotb, spent time with MSK’s Facilities Management team who create the “Holiday Hallway”, a winter wonderland each year for MSK’s patients and employees. The Today Show interviewed several members of Facilities Management including Jim Imparato, Dominick Celano, Jason Di Toro, and Tony Mantione. Our Facilities Management team was live on set to premier this year’s hallway.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Newsday featured MSK Nassau’s food pantry, which helps cancer patients cope with the stress of health and financial challenges. MSK’s Julia RamirezOscar Lahoud and Kayla Gangemi are highlighted.
Friday, November 29, 2019
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