Latest Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center Stories

2011-07-29 06:00:00

CHICAGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Errant Gene Therapeutics, LLC ("EGT"), a pioneering boutique drug development firm specializing in Rare Diseases, announced the transfer of its clinical grade lentiviral vector, TNS 9.55.3, to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center ("MSKCC").

2011-07-26 00:00:29

World’s Largest Private Cancer Center to Expand Device Connectivity Efforts. Panama City, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 iSirona®, a provider of simplified solutions for medical device integration, today announced that Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center has signed an enterprise license agreement to implement iSirona’s device connectivity solution.

2011-07-25 13:49:00

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation and GRACE are pleased to partner in providing an upcoming one-hour webinar on Wednesday, July 27th at 6 p.m. Eastern/3 p.m.

2011-06-21 12:40:57

Dr. Xiang Zhang, whose research focuses on breast cancer metastasis, has been named a McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.

2011-06-21 10:58:00

Amos Lee Performs During Dinner by Chef Bradford Thompson NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research raised over $21,000 at its 4th Annual Epicurean Dinner on June 15th at the Sony Club.

2011-06-13 15:58:53

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first clinical trial in humans of a new technology: Cornell Dots, brightly glowing nanoparticles that can light up cancer cells in PET-optical imaging.

2011-06-07 08:00:00

Event Raises Over $275,000 for Cancer and AIDS Research NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The T.J. Martell Foundation is proud to announce that it raised over $275,000 at its 12th Annual Family Day honoring Big Time Rush on June 5, 2011 at Roseland Ballroom in New York City.

2011-06-04 00:00:31

The Society for Translational Oncology (STO) is honored to award the 2011 Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Prize to Dr. Gabriel N. Hortobágyi, Nellie B. Connally Chair, Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr.

2011-04-15 14:30:00

FAIRFIELD, Conn., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today through July 14, Stop & Shop customers will have the opportunity to help support pediatric cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center through Stop & Shop's annual Triple Winner Game®.

2011-02-25 12:53:07

Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have found that change in PSA levels over time — known as PSA velocity — is a poor predictor of prostate cancer and may lead to many unnecessary biopsies.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.