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In the Lab

Science Meets Art to Build a Paintable Diagnostic Test for Cancer

A collaboration between a nanotechnology scientist and a visual artist leads to a promising diagnostic test and a new art form.

Same painting, two wavelengths of a painting in color and black and white.

Finding

Research Uncovers the Genetic Causes of Aggressive Leukemia in Children

Researchers have found that the genetic changes that cause pediatric leukemia are different from those that lead to leukemia in adults.

Alex Kentsis in his lab

In the Clinic

Single-Cell Analysis Enables Researchers to Understand the Differences within Tumors

Scientists are decoding the genetic changes that drive individual cancer cells. This may help them develop more-effective targeted therapies.

Man and woman in white lab coats looking at test tubes

In the Clinic

New Research Shows AML Is Not One Disease, But 11 or More

Learn how researchers plan to use new genetic information about acute myeloid leukemia to tailor treatments.

Microscopic view of blood cells from bone marrow in a case of acute myeloid leukemia

Announcement

Expanding the Impact of Precision Medicine to Fuel Discoveries

MSK’s Functional Genomics Initiative will enable basic scientists to take full advantage of the massive amount of data produced by tumor sequencing.

Christina Leslie and John Petrini

In the Clinic

How Our New Particle Accelerator Will Make Cancer Imaging and Treatment More Precise

The launch of a 20-ton instrument and a facility for producing radioactive imaging molecules will allow our doctors and scientists to monitor cancers in unparalleled detail.

Pictured: Serge Lyashchenko

In the Lab

Spongelike Particles Show Promise for Delivering Drugs to Tumors

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers are investigating the use of tiny particles that behave like sponges to take in drugs and deliver them to tumors.

Pictured: Jan Grimm

In the Lab

Faster than the Speed of Light: New Imaging Approach Could Measure Tumor Activity

A new imaging approach being investigated by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers could provide better information about a tumor’s molecular activity, allowing for a more accurate diagnosis.

Pictured: Daniel Thorek & Jan Grimm