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MSK Launches Women in Science Endeavor, Pledging Commitment to Support Gender Equity in Science

MSK announces the establishment of the Marie-Josée Kravis Women in Science Endeavor (WiSE) to provide financial and professional support to women scientists pursuing biomedical research at MSK, pledging its commitment to gender equity in science and paving the way for more women to become leaders in their field.

  • Tuesday, July 7, 2020

MSK Researchers Find that Common Cancer Treatments Don’t Worsen Coronavirus Infection

According to a new study from Memorial Sloan Kettering published June 24 in Nature Medicine, patients in active cancer treatment who develop COVID-19 infection don’t fare any worse than other hospitalized patients. Researchers say their findings suggest that no one should delay cancer treatment because of concerns about the virus.

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020

MSK’s Response to the Executive Order Suspending Visas

The success of science, research, and medicine in saving and extending lives requires the transfer of ideas and knowledge in the laboratory, classroom, hospitals and clinics. The Executive Order issued on June 22 that suspends the issuing of temporary visas for certain foreign workers will only impede the innovation and scientific leadership that the world has come to expect from the United States.

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020

AACR Virtual Annual Meeting 2020 II: MSK Research Shows that Young Adults with Early-Onset Cancer Are at High Risk of Harboring Inherited Genetic Mutations

A study from Memorial Sloan Kettering found that young patients ages 18 to 39 with early-onset cancer have an especially high risk of harboring inherited genetic (germline) mutations.

  • Monday, June 22, 2020

MSK Physician-Scientists Recognized with Top Honors by AACR, ASCO, and ASH Organizations

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces the following awards and honors, given by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) organizations.

  • Monday, June 22, 2020

MSK’s Visible Ink Writing Program Presents “On Cancer and Coronavirus,” Performed by Stars of Broadway, Film and TV

On Thursday, June 18th at 6:00 p.m. E.T. with an encore at 9:00 p.m., MSK will stream a special performance highlighting poignant and humorous perspectives On Cancer and Coronavirus, featuring works from its writing program, Visible Ink.

  • Thursday, June 18, 2020

MSK KIDS Ranked One of the Best Children’s Hospitals Nationally in Pediatric Cancer Care by U.S. News & World Report

MSK Kids, the pediatric oncology program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has been named one of the best children’s hospitals nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Children’s Hospitals” list. MSK Kids is ranked 13th in the nation. MSK Kids has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report for the past 12 years.

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020

MSK Awards & Appointments

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces its most recent awards and appointments for the institution’s physicians, scientists, nurses, and staff.

  • Monday, June 15, 2020

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Charles L. Sawyers, MD, Named American Association for Cancer Research Academy President-Elect

The Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) have elected Charles L. Sawyers, MD, chair of the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program (HOPP) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), as their President-Elect for 2020–2021.

  • Friday, June 12, 2020

Memorial Sloan Kettering – Hackensack Meridian Health Partnership Announces Funding for Inaugural Immunology Research Collaboration Projects

The Memorial Sloan Kettering – Hackensack Meridian Health Partnership has formed an Immunology Research Collaboration to support innovative investigations into the power of the immune system to fight cancer.

  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020