Memorial Sloan Kettering Celebrates at Convocation and Commencement Ceremony

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Friday, May 23, 2014 Degrees were presented and awards were given at the 35th annual ceremony held on May 14. read more

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SHARE – Decoding Annie Parker creates awareness for the BRCA-1 gene

  The new movie Decoding Annie Parker starring Helen Hunt, Aaron Paul and Samantha Morton is creating an enormous awareness about breast cancer and the BRCA-1 gene mutation. The film tells the story of geneticist Dr. Mary Claire King, who after fifteen years of research discovered the genetic link to certain types of breast and ovarian cancer. It also tells the story of Annie Parker, a heroic three-time cancer survivor. Decoding Annie Parker will be released in theaters beginning May 2nd in the following cities:  ATLANTA – BOSTON – BURBANK – CHICAGO – FAIRFAX, VA – HOUSTON – LOS ANGELES – MIAMI – NEW YORK – PHILADELPHIA – PHOENIX – SEATTLE – WASHINGTON DC  The film will also be available On Demand.   You can view the trailer here:http://youtu.be/rvNioS8GIu0 You can view the behind the scenes trailer here: http://youtu.be/sP71sch5i8M [su_youtube url=”http://youtu.be/rvNioS8GIu0″ width=”640″ height=”560″ autoplay=”yes”] We are reaching out to various breast cancer awareness organizations, charities, scientific and  research organizations , including your own, to ask for your help to spread awareness by supporting  this important and life affirming movie, winner of the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Film Making.

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SHARE With Friends- Decoding Annie Parker creates awareness for the BRCA-1 gene

  The new movie Decoding Annie Parker starring Helen Hunt, Aaron Paul and Samantha Morton is creating an enormous awareness about breast cancer and the BRCA-1 gene mutation. The film tells the story of geneticist Dr. Mary Claire King, who after fifteen years of research discovered the genetic link to certain types of breast and ovarian cancer. It also tells the story of Annie Parker, a heroic three-time cancer survivor. Decoding Annie Parker will be released in theaters beginning May 2nd in the following cities:  ATLANTA – BOSTON – BURBANK – CHICAGO – FAIRFAX, VA – HOUSTON – LOS ANGELES – MIAMI – NEW YORK – PHILADELPHIA – PHOENIX – SEATTLE – WASHINGTON DC  The film will also be available On Demand.   You can view the trailer here:http://youtu.be/rvNioS8GIu0 You can view the behind the scenes trailer here: http://youtu.be/sP71sch5i8M [su_youtube url=”http://youtu.be/rvNioS8GIu0″ width=”640″ height=”560″ autoplay=”yes”] We are reaching out to various breast cancer awareness organizations, charities, scientific and  research organizations , including your own, to ask for your help to spread awareness by supporting  this important and life affirming movie, winner of the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Film Making.

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A Movie A Movie Decoding Annie Parker creates awareness for the BRCA-1 gene

  The new movie Decoding Annie Parker starring Helen Hunt, Aaron Paul and Samantha Morton is creating an enormous awareness about breast cancer and the BRCA-1 gene mutation. The film tells the story of geneticist Dr. Mary Claire King, who after fifteen years of research discovered the genetic link to certain types of breast and ovarian cancer. It also tells the story of Annie Parker, a heroic three-time cancer survivor. Decoding Annie Parker will be released in theaters beginning May 2nd in the following cities:  ATLANTA – BOSTON – BURBANK – CHICAGO – FAIRFAX, VA – HOUSTON – LOS ANGELES – MIAMI – NEW YORK – PHILADELPHIA – PHOENIX – SEATTLE – WASHINGTON DC  The film will also be available On Demand.   You can view the trailer here:http://youtu.be/rvNioS8GIu0 You can view the behind the scenes trailer here: http://youtu.be/sP71sch5i8M [su_youtube url=”http://youtu.be/rvNioS8GIu0″ width=”640″ height=”560″ autoplay=”yes”] We are reaching out to various breast cancer awareness organizations, charities, scientific and  research organizations , including your own, to ask for your help to spread awareness by supporting  this important and life affirming movie, winner of the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Film Making.

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Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Jedd Wolchok Describes Stunning Success of Cancer Immunotherapy in New York Times and Scientific American Features

22 comments By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Friday, May 2, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering physician-scientist Jedd Wolchok describes striking advances in cancer immunotherapy in New York Times and Scientific American . read more

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Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Jedd Wolchok Describes Stunning Success of Cancer Immunotherapy in Scientific American Feature

2 comments By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Friday, May 2, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering physician-scientist Jedd Wolchok describes striking advances in cancer immunotherapy in Scientific American . read more

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At Work: Leukemia Specialist Martin Tallman

Add a Comment By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer   |  Monday, May 19, 2014 Leukemia Specialist Martin Tallman discusses how research has led to improvements in the treatment of leukemia and what challenges remain.

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