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NY Cancer Center, Taps Medidata to Test Wearables in Oncology Care

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is collaborating with Medidata, a provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences to expand the use of mobile health technology in oncology treatment. Through theShow More Summary

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...Show More Summary

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...Show More Summary

Halley Feiffer's "A Funny Thing Happened . . ." at the Lucille Lortel Theater

As anyone who has ever spent time in a hospital room knows, the laughs are few. On opening night of Halley Feiffer's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New...Show More Summary

Build A Tribe And Sales Will Follow. Learning From “Humans of New York” Photog

Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton is using his viral fundraising prowess to help pediatric cancer patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, reports Crains NY. Sure, with 17.6 million Facebook users and 5.3 million Instagram followers it’s pretty “easy” to raise millions for a cause. Show More Summary

Online Community ‘Humans of New York’ Raises $3.5 Million For Pediatric Cancer Research

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

This time, during a series on Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's pediatric unit, he and his followers outdid themselves. 97,541 people raised $3,597,495 in 15 days.

Humans of New York's viral pediatric cancer campaign raises over $3.6 million for Memorial Sloan Kettering

Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton is using his viral fundraising prowess to help pediatric cancer patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The 32-year-old blogger had helped... To view the full story, click the title link.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Expands into Northern New Jersey

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) will further enhance its ability to offer top cancer care to even more patients with the establishment of a freestanding, state-of-the-art outpatient treatment center in Bergen County, New Jersey. Show More Summary

Richard J. O'Reilly, MD, Named The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Inaugural Prize Winner for Groundbreaking Contributions in Pediatric Oncology

The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has announced that Richard J. O'Reilly, MD, has been named the inaugural recipient of The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Prize. This new award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of pediatric oncology.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Researcher's Promising Entrectinib Clinical Trial Data Highlighted at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

Encouraging clinical trial data from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) will be featured in this year's American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting press program and presented as part of the Precision Medicine Early Clinical Trial Plenary Session.

Incidence of diagnosed thyroid cancer may be leveling off

In a study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Luc G. T. Morris, M.D., M.Sc., of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, and colleagues analyzed the incidence of thyroid cancer in the U.S. from 1983 to 2012. Show More Summary

Memorial Sloan Kettering Launches Teen and Young Adult Program and Opens The Lounge in Collaboration with Teen Cancer America and Who Cares

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) today announced the launch of its new Teen and Young Adult (TYA) Program, TYA??@??MSK, which will offer special services to MSK's TYA population. In tandem, MSK officially opened The Lounge,...Show More Summary

There’s a surprisingly simple reason why the US spent $3 billion on drugs that were never used

News flash: We're spending more money on certain drugs than we need to. But one reason for this may surprise you. In a new study in the medical journal the BMJ, researchers with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center found that the...Show More Summary

HEALTH NEWS: Viral con foils drug-resistant microbes, may nix need for poop transplants. “The rese…

HEALTH NEWS: Viral con foils drug-resistant microbes, may nix need for poop transplants. “The researchers, led by immunologists at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, got started on the idea of harnessing a viral decoy knowing that such germs normally manipulate and prune the gut microbiome. The community of viruses that bustle in human guts—called […]

Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida Joins Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida announce the beginning of a dynamic and forward-thinking collaboration aimed at improving patient access to the latest and most effective cancer treatment advances and the highest caliber of cancer care. Show More Summary

In lung cancer, not all HER2 alterations are created equal

A joint study by University of Colorado Cancer Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology shows two distinct causes of HER2 activation in lung cancer: mutation of the gene and amplification of the gene. Show More Summary

The Future of Outpatient Cancer Surgery Takes Shape with New, First-of-Its-Kind Facility

A major transformation is beginning in cancer surgery that will enable patients to go home within a day of undergoing a significant operation. The new Josie Robertson Surgery Center (JRSC), opened by Memorial Sloan Kettering, exemplifies that transformation: a patient-focused facility that leverages technology and highly trained clinical teams to provide optimal care.

Why the U.S. should pay Irish drug prices if Pfizer wants to pay Irish tax rates

This is a guest post by Dr. Peter B. Bach, director of the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Last week, the drug giant Pfizer announced its plan to become an Irish drug company, moving its corporate headquarters abroad as part of a complex business maneuver […]

Reinventing Cancer Surgery--By Designing A Better Hospital Experience

Memorial Sloan Kettering's new $300 million cancer center focuses on the well-being of the patient—even as they move you through the process as quickly as possible. Picture a hospital: Bright lights, buzzing machines, crowded waiting rooms, and frazzled nurses. Show More Summary

Maryland Robot Will Attend School For Cancer-Stricken 10-Year-Old Girl

A robot is set to attend school for a 10-year-old girl with cancer and it will be in school for five weeks while she undergoes cancer treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, a report from NBC Washington says....Show More Summary

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