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Kevin Browne
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the constant sound of sirens filled the streets of New York City, Memorial Sloan Kettering Deputy Chief Nurse Kevin Browne found himself in a somewhat unfamiliar place: in the back of an ambulance headed to MSK—this time as a patient. 
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Dr. Andrew Kung, MD, PhD recently authored an op-ed in U.S. News & World Report
There is a significant threat to pediatric cancer research stemming from COVID-19's impact on philanthropy. That message is shared by MSK’s Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Andrew Kung, MD, PhD, in a recent op-ed published in U.S. News & World Report.
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Cancer health disparities persist. Barriers in access to care, noninclusive research, unequal use of preventive measures like cancer screening, and findings of different treatment and worse outcomes even for people with similar disease show there’s much work to be done. MSK’s Carol Brown is quoted.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
 
An influential federal task force composed of experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine plans to change its guidelines on colorectal cancer screenings to recommend that adults begin getting screened at 45 years old, instead of 50. MSK’s Robin Mendelsohn is quoted.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
 
The final recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force would lower the age for screening by five years and require many insurers to cover the testing. MSK’s Robin Mendelsohn is quoted.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
 

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2019 Annual Report: It Starts with One
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Researchers in the Sloan Kettering Institute conducted a far-reaching analysis of single cells that is changing how we think about development.
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Liquid biopsies are shedding light on cancer DNA that’s hiding out in the bloodstream. MSK-ACCESS is one such test that took a big leap forward in 2019.
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