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Cancer Biologist Joan Massagué Named Director of the Sloan Kettering Institute

Renowned cancer biologist Joan Massagué, PhD, has been named Director of the Sloan Kettering Institute, one of the most dynamic and robust cancer research programs in the United States, and the research arm of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

  • Monday, November 25, 2013

New Position Created to Oversee Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Regional Care Network and Alliance

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has announced the appointment of surgical oncologist Richard Barakat to the new position of Deputy Physician-in-Chief for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Regional Care Network and Alliance.

  • Thursday, October 17, 2013

Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, Inc. Launched by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College, and Partnership Formed with Takeda

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College have formed the pioneering Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, Inc. and have partnered with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd.

  • Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Three Young Investigators Named Winners of Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has named three investigators as recipients of this year’s Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research.

  • Monday, September 23, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering Leads Initiative to Reduce Health Disparities in U.S. South Asian Population

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is leading an innovative initiative to reduce cancer and cardiovascular health disparities in South Asian immigrant communities in the United States.

  • Thursday, September 19, 2013

Unprecedented Cancer Alliance Announced

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center today launched a transformative initiative to improve the quality of cancer care and the lives of cancer patients. Hartford HealthCare, a multi-hospital health care system in Connecticut, was selected as a pioneering member of the newly formed Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance.

  • Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Researchers Uncover Genetic Cause of Childhood Leukemia

For the first time, a genetic link specific to risk of childhood leukemia has been identified, according to a team of researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, University of Washington, and other institutions.

  • Sunday, September 8, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering Announces New Leadership in Thoracic Surgery and Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has announced the appointment of David R. Jones as Chief of the Thoracic Service in the Department of Surgery, and Charles M. Rudin as Chief of the Thoracic Oncology Service, Division of Solid Tumor Oncology, in the Department of Medicine.

  • Thursday, September 5, 2013

MRI Right Before or After Surgery Does Not Benefit Women with Early Breast Cancer

A Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center study shows that the use of MRI before or immediately after surgery in women with DCIS was not associated with reduced local recurrence or contralateral breast cancer rates.

  • Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Unveils New Pressroom and Broadcast Studio

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center today unveiled a new pressroom for journalists with enhanced features as well as the availability of an on-site broadcast studio.

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2013