Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK or MSKCC) is a cancer treatment and research institution founded in 1884 as the New York Cancer Hospital.
The main campus is located at 1275 York Avenue, between 67th and 68th Streets, in Manhattan New York City. MSK has long been a leader in cancer surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy and is the world’s largest and oldest dedicated cancer hospital. It was the first to develop services specifically dedicated to the psychiatric aspects of cancer, to the relief of cancer pain, and to genetic counseling. As of 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranks MSK as the #2 cancer hospital in the country.
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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center research articles from Innovation Toronto
- A single gene turns colorectal cancer cells back into normal tissue in mice – June 23, 2015
- ‘Huge breakthrough’ in understanding how the immune system recognises cancer – November 24, 2014
- Handheld scanner could make brain tumor removal more complete, reducing recurrence – September 3, 2014
- Potential Cancer Diagnostic Tool Set for Human Trials
- ‘Cornell Dots’ That Light Up Cancer Cells Go Into Clinical Trials
- Genetically Modified T Cells Induced Complete Remissions in 88 Percent of Advanced Leukemia Patients Treated
- This Biotechnology Company Run By High Schoolers Is Developing A “Flying Syringe
- Copper Surfaces Reduce the Rate of Healthcare-Acquired Infections in the ICU
- New Breakthrough Prize Awards Millions to Life Scientists