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MSK experts are available to comment on research presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, including exciting new findings on how immunotherapy is helping patients with many cancers. For more information on MSK’s research at the meeting and to set up interviews or access photos and video, email Caitlin Hool at hoolc@mskcc.org.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
 
Memorial Sloan Kettering experts are available to comment on the exciting new research presented at the 2015 American Association of Cancer Research annual meeting, including research in immunotherapy in pediatric cancers and melanoma, breast cancer, and many others. For more information and to set up interviews or access photos and video, email Rebecca Williams at williamr@mskcc.org.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
 
Memorial Sloan Kettering breast cancer experts are available to comment on breaking news out of this year’s annual meeting set to take place December 9 through 13.
Monday, December 8, 2014
 
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Six young scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Rockefeller University, and Weill Cornell Medical College have been named the inaugural winners of a new prize established to recognize postdoctoral investigators in the life sciences. The Tri-Institutional Breakout Awards for Junior Investigators, which include a $25,000 prize for each recipient, were established by three Tri-Institutional winners of the 2013 Breakthrough Prize in Life Science — one from each of the three institutions — with additional financial support from the institutions themselves.
Monday, June 15, 2015
 
Treating advanced melanoma patients with either a combination of the immunotherapy drugs nivolumab and ipilimumab or nivolumab alone significantly increases progression-free survival over using ipilimumab alone, according to new findings from researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering simultaneously presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting and published online in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
 
An international collaboration of researchers is advancing precision medicine for men with advanced prostate cancer.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
 
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On Our Blog

 
IN THE LAB
For the first time, scientists have shown that the gene APC, which is mutated in the vast majority of colorectal cancers, might be a promising target for future therapies.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
 
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Lymphedema is a common side effect of cancer treatment. Learn how a new type of lymph node surgery can alleviate this condition.
Monday, June 29, 2015
 
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Learn how to eat right and stay at a healthy weight by following these tips from MSK experts on diet and nutrition.
Friday, June 26, 2015
 
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Media Coverage

 
Medical oncologist Kenneth Yu appeared on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt to discuss the significance of a new pancreatic cancer biomarker screening test.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
 
Biologist Scott Lowe’s research is highlighted in Nature.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
 
Dermatologist Steven Wang discusses how some people are confused about how to choose and apply sunscreen.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
 
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