We're committed to providing you with the very best cancer care, and your safety continues to be a top priority. With this in mind, we’ve put in place many new procedures, including an updated visitor policy. At this time, we’re not allowing patients to have visitors or to have people with them during appointments. This is just one more way of ensuring your safety and that of our staff. Read more
Every survivor has a story. Watch these videos of cancer survivors discussing their treatment experiences, challenges, and triumphs.
Breast cancer survivor Shawn Tesser, ovarian cancer survivor Denise Bing, and thyroid cancer survivor Richard Park share their stories at the 2014 Survivorship Celebration. They are introduced with a few words from Mary McCabe, Director of our Cancer Survivorship Initiative and master of ceremonies for the event.
Actor Rob Lowe addressed cancer survivors and their families at a Memorial Sloan Kettering public event celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day. Lowe said that cancer is truly a family disease because it affects everyone – including the parents, children, and siblings of those with a cancer diagnosis.
Lowe recounted his experience with cancer as young boy, when his grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Undaunted by the prognosis, his family members faced their fears together, forming a closer, more loving bond.