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Richard Nixon with Benno Schmidt (right) and Mr. Schmidt’s wife, Nancy, at the signing of the National Cancer Act
For more than 137 years, MSK has made historic contributions driving discovery and improving patient care. Take a look back at the progress we've made since the signing of the National Cancer Act in 1971.
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Here’s what some physicians and public-health experts say about how to approach testing for Covid-19. MSK’s Esther Babady is quoted. Note: this article is behind a paywall.
Thursday, January 27, 2022
 
MSKs Craig Thompson is featured on this year’s City & State NY Health Care Power 100 list which highlights public health officials, hospital executives, labor leaders, activists and other influential figures that have shaped New York’s response to the pandemic – and other pressing health care matters – over the past year.
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
 
MSK’s Ushma Neill co-authored an op-ed highlighting a potential solution that is readily available to help alleviate some of the current shortage: removing the archaic, discriminatory and unscientific US Food and Drug Administration restrictions underlying blood donation from men who have sex with men.
Friday, January 21, 2022
 

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2020 Annual Report: Meeting the Moment
Gynecologic surgeon Carol Brown tying on a surgical cap
In her new role as Chief Health Equity Officer, gynecologic cancer surgeon Carol Brown is leading a new commitment to reducing cancer disparities. Dr. Brown spoke with NBC’s Today show anchor Al Roker about raising awareness about these disparities.
Paul Cortellesi
Memorial Sloan Kettering staff, patients, and donors stepped up in extraordinary ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. Meet just some of these heroes.
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Cancer Straight Talk
Cancer Straight Talk brings together national experts and cancer patients to have straightforward, evidence-based conversations. Medical oncologist Diane Reidy-Lagunes hosts this series with the mission of educating and empowering patients to make the right decisions and live happier, healthier lives.
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