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Memorial Sloan Kettering Debuts in Monmouth County

Nearly 20 years have passed since Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) first opened its doors in the Garden State. Since then, an explosion of knowledge and data has resulted in far better outcomes for thousands of people with cancer,...
28-Nov-2016 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Memorial Sloan Kettering Long Island Site Nearly Doubles

When Memorial Sloan Kettering opened its doors along Commack Road in 2002, eastern Long Islanders no longer needed to navigate congested roadways and train lines bound for Manhattan to receive personalized cancer care. Today, more than 14 years...
17-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Molecular Biologist Christine Mayr of Sloan Kettering Institute Honored with Prestigious NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

Molecular biologist Christine Mayr, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s (MSK) Sloan Kettering Institute (SKI) is one of the 2016 recipients of the prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s Pioneer Award. Established in 2004,...
5-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Memorial Sloan Kettering Researchers Engineer “Micro-Pharmacies” in CAR T Cells to Treat B Cell Lymphomas

There has been much recent excitement about immunotherapy and the use of genetically engineered chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells. Historically, CAR T cell immunotherapy has aimed to boost the immune system by giving immune cells the...
29-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Memorial Sloan Kettering Launches MSK Direct to Expand Access to World-Class Cancer Care

In an effort to expand and streamline patient access to its high-quality cancer care, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has introduced MSK Direct, a unique program in which MSK collaborates with external employers to simplify how their...
21-Sep-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer Should Be Considered for Germline Genetic Testing of DNA Repair Genes

Men with metastatic prostate cancer should be considered for germline genetic testing of DNA repair genes, regardless of age or family history, according to a team of researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), Fred Hutchinson...
6-Jul-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Andrew L. Kung, MD, PhD, Named Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Andrew L. Kung, MD, PhD, has been named the new Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). An accomplished physician, researcher, leader, and mentor, Dr. Kung most recently served as the Chief of the...
20-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Targeted Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Small Cell Lung Cancer

The experimental “smart-bomb” drug rovalpituzumab tesirine (Rova-T) appears safe and shows efficacy in treating patients with advanced small cell lung cancer, according to results from a first-in-human clinical trial to be presented today by a...
5-Jun-2016 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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