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MSK’s 2022 Convocation and Commencement Ceremony Recognizes Graduates and Award Winners
At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s 43rd annual event recognizing graduates and award winners, honorees were welcomed back to an in-person event.
Tomya Watt
Tomya Watt Receives Mentor Award From ‘Moves’ Magazine
Tomya Watt, Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President of Talent Acquisition and Mobility, was selected to receive the 2022 Moves Mentor Award from ’Moves‘ Magazine.
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A Warning Against Using Phone Apps To Detect Skin Cancer
Despite the promise of eventually using artificial intelligence to detect melanoma, much more research and development are needed, MSK experts find.
Memorial Sloan Kettering physician-scientist Vinod Balachandran, who specializes in treating pancreatic cancer
Picking the Winners: Study Sheds Light on Possible Best Targets for Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine
Research confirms a sound strategy for designing a therapeutic vaccine for pancreatic cancer.
MSK scientists Andrew Kung and Elli Papaemmanuil
New Type of Genetic Testing Aims To Benefit Children and Young Adults With Cancer
By sequencing the entire genome of a tumor, the experimental test will go beyond standard testing for common cancers in adults.
Richard Gilbertson, MBBS, PhD
Richard Gilbertson Named 2022 Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Prize Recipient for Contributions in Pediatric Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announced that pediatric oncologist Richard Gilbertson, MBBS, PhD, of Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, has been named the 2022 recipient of The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Prize.
Radiologist Andrew Plodkowski looking at a scan
What MSK Patients Need To Know About the Worldwide CT Contrast Media Shortage
You may have heard recently about a worldwide shortage of the contrast media used in some CT scans. If you are an MSK patient, you may have had a scan appointment rescheduled. Read more about what you need to know.
Mary Wu
Mary Wu: A Champion for Life
Meet Mary Wu, a patient financial services specialist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Westchester.
Gerstner Sloan Kettering Students
8 Gerstner Sloan Kettering Students Prepare To Graduate
Eight scientists are poised to receive their doctorates and embark on careers tackling problems in human disease through biomedical research. Their years of dedication and training will be recognized on May 18, 2022, when they will be awarded their PhD degrees from the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK). This year’s commencement marks the school’s 11th graduating class since admitting its first students in 2006.
MSK medical oncologist Marjorie Zauderer, who specializes in treating mesotheliomas
Tazemetostat for Pleural Mesothelioma Shows Encouraging Results
A targeted drug shows promise for controlling pleural mesothelioma.