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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
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
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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MSK researchers are developing new treatments to help patients cope with the side effects of stem cell and bone marrow transplants.
Monday, July 6, 2015
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
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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Media Coverage

Breast surgeon Colleen McCarthy commented on a international study that found that plastic surgeons from different countries have varying preferences for the ideal size and shape of breasts.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Dermatologist Steven Wang discusses sun safety in USA Today.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
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
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