The Enemy’s Telltale Mark: Researchers Find Novel Way Body Defends against Harmful Bacteria

Add a Comment By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, October 21, 2014 MSK researchers discover that the body senses and attacks harmful bacteria indirectly after the pathogens cause stress within the cells. read more

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Directed Blood Donations: A Gift to Cancer Patients

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, October 16, 2014 For family and friends looking to contribute in any way they can, giving blood on behalf of a particular patient can be a great help. read more

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What Is Epigenetics?

1 comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Physician-scientist Omar Abdel-Wahab explains epigenetics, a growing field based on the study of genetic changes that are not part of the DNA code, and how it relates to cancer. read more

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10 Tips for Supporting a Friend with Cancer

4 comments By Valerie Banner, BA, Writer  |  Monday, October 13, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering social workers Meredith Cammarata and Liz Blackler give advice to anyone who wants to offer support to someone they know with cancer. read more

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Molecular Studies Provide New Clues about Rare Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, October 9, 2014 Genetic analysis reveals biomarkers and possible drug targets for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Doctors’ Stance on the High Cost of Cancer Drugs Featured on 60 Minutes

Add a Comment By Media Staff   |  Monday, October 6, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering physicians Leonard Saltz and Peter Bach led a discussion about the unsustainable rise in the cost of cancer drugs on CBS’s 60 Minutes . read more

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Expands in Westchester with New Facility

3 comments By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, October 6, 2014 MSK’s newest facility, in West Harrison, offers residents of Westchester and Fairfield Counties and the Hudson Valley convenient access to top MSK specialists and unparalleled cancer care. read more

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