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The Memorial Hospital Alumni Society shares Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's commitment to the control and cure of cancer. To support this mission, the Alumni Society offers this Web site which features quick, searchable access to the entire alumni database.

By allowing members to contribute content, send e-mail, and register for events, the Alumni Society Web site will also serve to strengthen the community and social networking opportunities for Memorial-trained doctors.

At your earliest opportunity, please log in, update your directory listing, and take a look around. If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We welcome any feedback you may have as we cultivate our online headquarters and enter this remarkable chapter of our alliance.

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Meet Thoracic Surgeon David Jones

David Jones is a surgeon who cares for patients with cancers of the chest, including lung and esophageal cancers. As Chief of the Thoracic Surgery Service, he shares his thoughts on the future of treatment for these diseases and offers insight into the strengths of the Memorial Sloan Kettering surgical team. In addition to seeing patients in Manhattan, Dr. Jones will soon be practicing at MSK's new ambulatory cancer care facility opening in West Harrison, NY in October 2014.

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On Cancer - July 14, 2014

Meet Medical Oncologist William Tap

William Tap is Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Sarcoma Medical Oncology Service. Learn more about how he chose a career in providing cutting-edge treatment to people with different types of soft tissue sarcoma and why patients benefit from coming to Memorial Sloan Kettering for treatment.
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On Cancer - July 17, 2014

Hsp90: A Very Promising Target for Cancer Therapy

Drug discovery is “a long, complex effort,” says chemical biologist Gabriela Chiosis, a member of the Sloan Kettering Institute’s Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry Program. She should know. The journey to the discovery in her laboratory of how a small molecule can be used to block the activity of a cancer-promoting protein began more than a decade ago.

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Pancreatic Cancer Research Center Takes Transformative Approach

Pancreatic cancer is an especially arduous disease, rarely detected early and very challenging to treat. While great progress has been made with many other malignancies, pancreatic cancer has yielded little in the way of clinical advances, and most patients still die from the affliction.

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Aggressive Ovarian Cancer May Be Caused by a Single Gene Mutation

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have identified a genetic mutation that appears to cause a rare but very aggressive type of ovarian cancer in young women. The discovery could be an important step toward developing the first effective treatments for the disease, called small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type (SCCOHT). Funded initially by a charitable organization, the research is also an example of the powerful effect philanthropy can have on rare diseases.

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You play an important role in our efforts to sustain an Alumni community that provides networking and career development opportunities through noteworthy programs and regular events. Our secure form lets you make a gift at any level using your credit card.

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   FEATURED VIDEO

Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy
October 17-18, 2013
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Advances In The Diagnosis & Treatment Of Primary Liver Cancer
November 15-16, 2012
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Advances In Colorectal Therapy: Improving Outcomes
November 17-18, 2011
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Multimodality Treatment of Esophageal and Gastric Malignancies
November 18-19, 2010
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   DIRECTORY
The Memorial Hospital International Alumni Directory, formerly a biennially printed book, has been converted to an online directory, allowing you to search for fellow alumni in a variety of ways -- by medical specialty, years of residency and/or fellowship, or by title and department. Not only does this ensure continuity of care for patients who are relocating, but it provides you with an easily navigable way to directly connect with both active and retired Memorial Hospital staff.

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