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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

New Preferred Standard of Care for Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients

Patients with advanced kidney cancer can now take advantage of a new treatment option that has far fewer troubling side effects – this, according to a large, international trial led by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center investigators.

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Study Suggests Pattern in Lung Cancer Pathology May Predict Cancer Recurrence after Surgery

A new study by thoracic surgeons and pathologists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center shows that a specific pattern found in the tumor pathology of some lung cancer patients is a strong predictor of recurrence.

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Most Popular Ovarian Cancer Cell Lines Do Not Resemble Ovarian Cancer

Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center recently discovered that the most frequently used cancer cell lines in ovarian cancer research are not suitable models of ovarian cancer.

  • Friday, July 12, 2013

Combination of Drugs Produces Dramatic Tumor Responses in Advanced Melanoma Patients

The combination of the immunotherapy drug ipilimumab and the investigational antibody drug nivolumab led to long-lasting tumor shrinkage in more than half of patients with metastatic melanoma, according to results from a Phase I trial simultaneously published in The New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

  • Sunday, June 2, 2013