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(From left) Bharat and his partner, Gregory, at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada
Celebrating Pride: Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Pride Month 2022 is in full effect in the U.S. Many of us are seeing messages of allyship as we scroll on social media or stroll along our communities’ Main Street.
MSK molecular geneticist Elli Papaemmanuil
Improved Scoring System for Myelodysplastic Syndromes Could Help Doctors Tailor Treatment
The revised scoring system incorporates molecular information related to 31 genes to help predict risk.
Side-by-side headshots of scientists Christopher Lima and Rhyan Puno
With Cryo-EM, SKI Scientists Determine Structure of Key Factor in RNA Quality Control
Called NEXT, the factor plays an important role in handing over RNA to the exosome for destruction.
Lucy Fleming
Celebrating Pride: Lucy Fleming Shares Positive Energy in MSK’s Patient Access Service
Within moments of speaking with Lucy Fleming, you notice she is always smiling. It’s a bright smile that radiates warmth. Lucy channels this positive energy as manager of the Patient Access Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK).
MSK radiation oncologist Jonathan Yang, who specializes in treating metastatic cancer.
Proton Therapy for Leptomeningeal Metastasis Could Be a Major Advance
Learn how proton therapy can be an effective new treatment for leptomeningeal metastasis.
Four people who were successfully treated for rectal cancer in a clinical trial at Memorial Sloan Kettering are seen posing outdoors with the trial’s two principal investigators.
Rectal Cancer Disappears After Experimental Use of Immunotherapy
Rectal cancer patients saw their tumors disappear in a clinical trial involving immunotherapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center—without surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy.
In the Clinic
Shanu Modi
Trastuzumab Deruxtecan (T-DXd) for Treating HER2-Low Breast Cancer Shows Promise
At the annual ASCO meeting, MSK medical oncologist Shanu Modi is presenting results from a clinical trial that found more people can benefit from a targeted therapy for breast cancer than previously thought.
MSK physician-scientist Vinod Balachandran.
MSK mRNA Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Results
Learn how MSK researchers are deploying mRNA vaccines against pancreatic cancer.
Ying Liu, with her husband, Bryan, and children (left to right), Cameron, Ethan, and Oliver
Ying Liu: Love, Life, Medicine
Some children enjoy playing with blocks, dolls, and toy cars. Dr. Ying Liu, a gynecologic medical oncologist and attending in the Clinical Genetics Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering, was fascinated by the test tubes in her mother’s laboratory. Dr. Liu didn’t know it then, but holding those sleek glass cylinders was the same as looking into a crystal ball.
Chris at the top of Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Chris Lee: One Man’s Legacy
Chris Lee’s story begins in the 1940s, when his maternal grandfather boarded a ship in China headed to America.