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Latest Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center Stories

2013-12-04 00:21:10

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and pediatrics partner Seattle Children's Research Institute join together to launch Juno Therapeutics Inc. Company founded with $120M initial investment, among largest fully committed Series A for a biotech startup in history Juno to develop broad pipeline of potentially revolutionary cancer immunotherapy products NEW YORK and SEATTLE, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research...

2013-12-03 23:20:05

Scientific investigators at five institutions receive $1 million to spur better outcomes for patients with acral melanoma and provide breakthroughs through the use of genome sequencing. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the leading private funder of melanoma research, and the Hidary Foundation, the philanthropic arm of technology entrepreneur Jack Hidary and his family, today announced a new research program with researchers at five...

2013-09-19 08:28:54

Charitable initiative continues to support research and educational efforts NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund (LMOCF), commemorates its first anniversary during National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month (September). The Fund's mission is to raise awareness and fund research and educational efforts that will help diagnose, treat and support women with ovarian cancer. Since its 2012 launch, the Fund has donated approximately $500,000 to...

2013-09-10 08:29:21

$300 Million Driving Discoveries, Changing Lives Campaign to Speed Research Advances from Bench to Bedside NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weill Cornell Medical College announced today that it has received a $100 million gift from longtime benefactors Joan and Sanford I. Weill and the Weill Family Foundation to launch the Medical College's $300 million Driving Discoveries, Changing Lives campaign dedicated to using the most advanced scientific approaches to rapidly translate research...

2013-09-09 11:33:35

For the first time, a genetic link specific to risk of childhood leukemia has been identified, according to a team of researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, University of Washington, and other institutions. The discovery was reported online today in the journal Nature Genetics. "We're in unchartered territory," said study author Kenneth Offit, MD, MPH, Chief of the Clinical Genetics Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering. "At the very...

2013-08-31 23:01:40

Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa is raising awareness and funds during September, National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Hands On is a Recommended Community Provider for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and also has someone in their massage family who’s daughter is battling Neuroblastoma and therefore finds it befitting to do so. Commack, Long Island, New York (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa recognizes...

2013-08-30 23:00:24

On September 27, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will be the host of its “Knowledge is Hope” regional conference on malignant mesothelioma, taking place at the Harvard Club in New York City. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 On September 27, 2013, on the heels of Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will host its “Knowledge is Hope” regional conference on malignant mesothelioma, taking place at the Harvard Club in New York...

2013-08-08 14:13:44

Findings could help identify patients most likely to benefit from lung-sparing surgery A new study by thoracic surgeons and pathologists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center shows that a specific pattern found in the tumor pathology of some lung cancer patients is a strong predictor of recurrence. Knowing that this feature exists in a tumor's pathology could be an important factor doctors use to guide cancer treatment decisions. According to the study's authors, the findings offer...

2013-07-12 23:31:58

Dr. Arthur Brown, Chief & Medical Director for Employee Health & Wellness Services at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will deliver the keynote address at the 2013 Medgate User Group Conference. Up to 200 OHS professionals from many leading organizations will gather at this conference to discuss best practices in OHS data management. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Medgate is pleased to announce Dr. Arthur E. Brown as the keynote speaker for its 2013 User Group Conference (UGC). Dr....

2013-06-13 20:22:32

NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College, has been elected to the Board of Trustees. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130613/DC32105 ) Dr. Glimcher is the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, where she is also Professor of Medicine. In addition, she is Provost for Medical Affairs of Cornell University. Previous to her...