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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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A new lung cancer research center has been created at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). The Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research (DCLCR) is a multidisciplinary research initiative dedicated to developing innovative and more-effective treatments for people with lung cancer.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
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
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On Our Blog

A new targeted therapy is showing promise in treating tenosynovial giant-cell tumor, a joint disease also known as pigmented villonodular synovitis.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Nearly half of all women experience pain or physical limitations after breast cancer surgery, known as postmastectomy reconstruction syndrome, but help is available.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Researchers have discovered a way to potentially make drugs more effective at treating certain blood cancers.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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Media Coverage

Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz discusses what’s behind high cancer costs on Bloomberg Businessweek TV. 
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz discusses drug pricing with NPR
Friday, July 24, 2015
Epidemiologist Peter Bach discusses the rising costs of cancer drugs in Newsweek. 
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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