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Latest Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center Stories

2013-12-16 18:14:37

An experimental drug that targets macrophages, a type of immune cells, in the microenvironment surrounding the lethal brain tumor glioblastoma multiforme decreased the cancer's growth and extended survival of laboratory mice with the cancer.

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.

2013-09-09 11:33:35

For the first time, a genetic link specific to risk of childhood leukemia has been identified.

2013-08-31 23:01:40

Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa is raising awareness and funds during September, National

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

2013-08-08 14:13:44

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.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.