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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's videos feature our leading scientists highlighting the latest advances in biomedical research. Our investigators explain how recent developments in genetics, biology, and other areas of science contribute to better treatments for cancer patients.

Research Podcast | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's videos feature our leading scientists highlighting the latest advances in biomedical research. Our investigators explain how recent developments in genetics, biology, and other areas of science contribute to better treatments for cancer patients.

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    Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research 2013: Introduction with Memorial Sloan Kettering’s President and CEO (Part 1 of 4)

    Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research 2013: Introduction with Memorial Sloan Kettering’s President and CEO (Part 1 of 4)

    Memorial Sloan Kettering President and CEO Craig B. Thompson encourages high school students to pursue careers in science and introduces three speakers who discuss their inspiration for engaging in cancer research.

    • 14 min
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    The Cancer Epigenome: Biology’s New Frontier (Part 2 of 4) 2013

    The Cancer Epigenome: Biology’s New Frontier (Part 2 of 4) 2013

    Leukemia expert Omar Abdel-Wahab says new therapies that reverse epigenetics — chemical changes within cells that drive gene expression — are being combined with conventional chemotherapy drugs to silence cancer-causing genes and treat some cancers.

    • 28 min
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    Travels on the Bi-Orient Express: Cell Division in Normal Cells and in Cancer (Part 3 of 4) 2013

    Travels on the Bi-Orient Express: Cell Division in Normal Cells and in Cancer (Part 3 of 4) 2013

    Cell biologist Emily Foley says that research to understand how chromosomes are distributed during cell division has led to the development of anticancer drugs that prevent errors in this process and ensure genetic stability in cells.

    • 30 min
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    Zebrafish Melanoma: From Initiation to Metastasis (Part 4 of 4)

    Zebrafish Melanoma: From Initiation to Metastasis (Part 4 of 4)

    Oncologist and cancer biologist Richard White explains how his research with genetically modified zebrafish, which reproduce quickly and are optically transparent, has shed light on how melanoma and other cancers spread.

    • 29 min
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    2012 Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research

    2012 Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research

    Memorial Sloan Kettering President and CEO Craig Thompson along with neuropathologist Jason Huse and immunologist Morgan Huse explain how recent developments contribute to better treatments for cancer patients.

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    Which Way Is Up?: How T Cells Adjust Their Orientation to Selectively Mount Immune Responses (Part 3 of 3)

    Which Way Is Up?: How T Cells Adjust Their Orientation to Selectively Mount Immune Responses (Part 3 of 3)

    Immunologist Morgan Huse discusses how the orientation of T cells — a type of white blood cell — affects the way they mount an immune response.

    • 34 min

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