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DigitasLBi Takes on Memorial Sloan Kettering

We’ve been told that this has transpired in a matter of the last 24 hours, but yes, DigitasLBi has  been appointed as agency partner for Memorial Sloan Kettering, the 130-year-old private cancer center based in NYC. We’ve been told that work for the center will be handled out of the New York and Boston DigitasLBi offices. Show More Summary

Researchers discover unusual genetic mutation linked to adolescent liver cancer

In the race for better treatments and possible cures, rare diseases are often left behind. In a collaboration of researchers at The Rockefeller University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the New York Genome Center (NYGC), an unusual mutation has been found that is strongly linked to one such disease: a rare liver cancer that affects teens and young adults. read more

Genetically modified T cells induced complete remissions in 88 percent of advanced leukemia patients treated

Investigators from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have reported more encouraging news about one of the most exciting methods of cancer treatment. The largest clinical study ever conducted to date of patients with advanced leukemia...Show More Summary

Cell therapy shows remarkable ability to eradicate cancer in clinical study

NEW YORK, February 19, 2014 — Investigators from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have reported more encouraging news about one of the most exciting methods of cancer treatment today. The largest clinical study ever conducted to...Show More Summary

Newly Engineered Monoclonal Antibody Shows Promise, Moves Toward Clinical Testing

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Eureka Therapeutics recently entered into a licensing agreement with Novartis to develop a unique monoclonal antibody.

IBM’s Watson Now Tackles Clinical Trials At MD Anderson Cancer Center

6 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

IBM continues to expand the use of its Watson supercomputer from winning Jeopardy to handling incoming call-center questions to guiding cancer doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering to better diagnoses. Today it announced a new pilot program for Watson at Houston’s renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center. The institution has been trying out Watson for a little [...]

IBM’s Watson for “important” decisions where you need an advisor

2 years agoTechnology : GigaOM

IBM’s Watson will team up with Memorial Sloan Kettering this fall and plans to launch in a handful of cancer care centers this year, but Dan Cerutti, IBM’s GM of Watson Commercialization, said today at GigaOM Structure that Watson could be used in other fields too. [...]

Tumors Start To Develop As A Result Of Specific Combinations Of Errors In The Processes That Safeguard Cell Integrity

A study by Travis H. Stracker, researcher at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), in collaboration with scientists at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York, reveals new information about the origin of tumors...

Researchers at IRB Barcelona uncover new clues about the origin of cancer

A study by Travis H. Stracker, researcher at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), in collaboration with scientists at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York, reveals new information about the origin of tumors. read more

A Judge's Plea for Pot

Gustin L. Reichbach: This is not a law-and-order issue; it is a medical and a human rights issue. Being treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, I am receiving the absolute gold standard of medical care. But doctors cannot be expected to do what the law prohibits, even when they know it is in the best interests of their patients. Show More Summary

IBM Watson Hits Daily Double Fighting Cancer With Memorial Sloan Kettering

2 years agoTechnology : Tradigital

  For a computer, Watson gets some enviable gigs. Starting this week, ‘s Jeopardy-playing supercomputer is going to school at ‘s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where clinicians at the elite research hospital will begin “teaching” the computer to review oncological case histories and come up with the right treatments. The two organizations, and MSKCC, [...]

Abscopal Effect - When Radiation Also Destroys Non Targeted Tumors

In the March 8 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center report on an extremely rare phenomenon known as the abscopal effect, in cancer patients with melanoma, treated with the immunotherapeutic agent ipilimumab (Yervoy™). Show More Summary

The True Power Your Social Network

On March 27th, 2011, we learned the unthinkable: our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter, Emma Zinberg, had cancer. Within 24 hours, she was a patient at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. While we had received an initial diagnosis of neuroblastoma at the hospital that found her tumor, the team of oncologists and surgeons at MSKCC [...]

EGT Transfers CGMP Vector For Gene Therapy Trial

Errant Gene Therapeutics, LLC ("EGT"), a pioneering boutique drug development firm specializing in Rare Diseases, announced the transfer of its clinical grade lentiviral vector, TNS 9.55.3, to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center ("MSKCC"). Show More Summary

Acupuncture and breast cancer

At NYC’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, acupuncture is been used to treat breast cancer and is showing remarkable promise. We’re using acupuncture to encourage her body to a better water metabolism and open up a different pathway for the redistribution of the fluid in her body,” said Dr. Yi Hung Chan, DPM of Memorial Sloan [...]Show More Summary

Prostate Cancer – To Test or Not To Test

New studies in prostrate cancer screening reveal conflicting views about the importance of getting men tested for the disease. Research headed by Hans Lilja at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Medical Center suggests that a single test for prostate specific antigen (PSA) given at age 60 could accurately predict mortality from prostate cancer. 90% of deaths [...]

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Installs Two GE Healthcare Magnetic Resonance Systems

GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), announced the installation of two new Optima™ MR450w wide bore magnetic resonance imaging systems at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City. The first...Show More Summary

Cellular Communication In The Cancer Microenvironment

In the February 1st issue of G&D, Dr. Johanna Joyce and colleagues at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center lend new insight into the mechanism by which tumor-associated macrophages promote malignant progression. The paper will be made available online ahead of print at http:// www.genesdev.org. Show More Summary

Groundbreaking Identity Survey Report

Have you ever witnessed an employee whose personal identity is closely connected to the identity of his or her organization?  I’ve written about Nick the doorman at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City and how fired up he is greeting cancer patients and their families.  Nick actually begins making eye contact [...]

Is It Necessary To Remove The Seminal Vesicles Completely At Radical Prostatectomy?

UroToday.com - In the February issue of the Journal of Urology, a group from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center tested the European Society of Urological Oncology (ESUO) recommendation that the seminal vesicles may not need to be removed at the time of radical prostatectomy (RP). Show More Summary

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