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Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), in collaboration with an international research team and the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group, have found that abbreviated breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) detected more cancers than digital breast tomosynthesis (3-D mammography) in average-risk women with dense breast tissue.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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
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Press Releases


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces its most recent awards and appointments for the institution’s physicians, scientists, nurses, and staff.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), The Rockefeller University, and Weill Cornell Medicine today announced that the Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, Inc. (Tri-I TDI) has renewed its collaborations with partners Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) and Bridge Medicines.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has appointed Atefeh “Atti” Riazi as Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective February 3. In this role, Ms. Riazi will develop and implement an enterprise-wide, long-term strategic information technology (IT) plan and oversee the integration of data and technology resources across the organization.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
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On Our Blog


Studies conducted in mice reveal a potential way to breach the defenses of pancreatic cancer tumors.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Get to know Marissa Gredler, a postdoctoral fellow in the Sloan Kettering Institute.
Friday, March 27, 2020
Get to know Ana Silveira, a computational biology postdoctoral fellow in the Sloan Kettering Institute.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
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Media Coverage


Here’s what you need to know about breast cancer symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment so you can stay vigilant about your health. MSK’s Elizabeth Comen is featured.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Evidence has shown that a consistent exercise routine can reduce cancer-related anxiety and fatigue. MSK’s Lee Jones and Allison Betof Warner are quoted. 
Monday, March 2, 2020
A new study published in JAMA compares the effectiveness of abbreviated MRI and 3-D mammography to detect breast cancer in women with dense breasts. MSK’s Christopher Comstock is featured.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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