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Al Roker
TV anchor Al Roker discusses his own prostate cancer experiences, disparities in cancer care and outcomes for people of color, the importance of cancer screening for Black men, and more with Dr. Carol Brown, a gynecological oncology surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering and Nicholls-Biondi Chair for Health Equity at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
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In a presentation at the 17th Annual Skin of Color Society Scientific Symposium, MSK’s Steven Wang outlined three current controversies and delved into the research behind them.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
In a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) annual conference showcased a new initiative to reduce racial disparities in cancer care, educational presentations, updates on NCCN practice guidelines, interactive polling, and moderator-fielded question and answer sessions. MSK’s Fernanda Polubriaginof is quoted on MSK Engage, which enables the collection of patient-generated health data.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
A radiation dose that is less than half of the standard treatment is a promising option for some patients with HPV-positive throat cancer, according to findings from a recent study. MSK’s Nancy Lee is featured.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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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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