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New Imaging Technique Provides Snapshot of Brain Tumor Activity

A new imaging approach could shorten the time needed to determine whether a brain tumor treatment is working.

Side-by-side images of brain MRIs.

In the Clinic

Hyperpolarized MRI: A New Tool to Assess Treatment Response within Days

Hyperpolarized MRI could allow doctors to get a read on a tumor’s response to treatment quickly.

Hyperpolarized MRI

Finding

Hsp90: A Very Promising Target for Cancer Therapy

A small molecule discovered at MSK called PU-H71 blocks the growth of cancer cells and enables doctors to image tumors.

Pictured: Gabriela Chiosis

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

In the Lab

New Imaging Agent Could Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering are developing a new strategy for PET imaging of tumors that could result in new tools to detect and monitor prostate cancer.

Pictured: PET Scan

In the Clinic

Bone Scan Index May Help Determine Response to Prostate Cancer Treatment

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering have shown the usefulness of a scale called the Bone Scan Index (BSI) for determining whether some prostate cancer patients are responding to therapy.

Pictured: Michael Morris

Feature

Out of the Lab and into the World: Scientific and Medical Inventions Benefit Cancer Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists, physicians, and administrators are developing and commercializing research discoveries to generate more-effective and affordable cancer treatments.