Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Pioneering World Class Cancer Care
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is one of the world’s most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer. For more than 135 years, our people have been united by a singular purpose: to find a cure for cancer. Our specialists keep patients at the center of everything we do—from caring for the people we treat and their families, to advancing groundbreaking research, and educating the next generation of cancer experts who pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe.
MSK has been ranked as one of the top two specialized hospitals for oncology worldwide by Newsweek. It is also one of the top two cancer hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, the most recognized ranking of healthcare facilities in America, for more than 30 years. Our 1,400 physicians collaborate in highly specialized teams that focus on over 400 common and rare cancers. As a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, MSK provides some of the best health outcomes in the world — with personalized therapies designed to maintain your quality of life during and after treatment.
Exceptional Patient Care and Cancer Expertise
Head and neck cancers include cancers that start in several areas of the head and throat, such as the sinuses, tongue, gums, roof of the mouth, larynx, lips, and salivary glands, but not including cancers of the brain and eyes. The skill and experience of MSK's surgeons in head and neck surgery are unprecedented...Read More
The type of cancer where the cells in the ovaries, cervix, and endometrium (the inner lining of the uterus) multiply and grow out of control are called ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancer, respectively. MSK's surgeons are continually working and leading the way to improve surgical methods...Read More
In breast cancer, the cells in the breast grow out of control. MSK is a leader in pioneering new ways to treat breast cancer, which has resulted in optimal outcomes for the 4,500 new breast cancer patients that consult each year. Most of the latest and effective breast cancer treatments developed in the last ten years were studied...Read More
Lung cancer, the abnormal growth of cells in the lungs and bronchi (the airways that carry air into the lungs), is amongst the most commonly diagnosed cancers. Surgeons at MSK perform more than 1,200 surgeries for lung cancer each year, with one of the US's lowest complication rates. Using MSK-IMPACT, doctors match...Read More
Cancer that originates or develops in the lining of the stomach is called gastric or stomach cancer. And esophageal cancer develops inside the 10-inch hollow tube that carries food to the stomach called the esophagus. Patients suffering from Barrett's esophagus...Read More
Liver cancer develops in the liver, the largest internal organ located below the right lung. Biliary cancer or cholangiocarcinoma forms in the thin bile ducts that carry the digestive enzyme bile. Pancreatic cancer originates in the cells of the pancreas...Read More
Sarcoma is cancer that originates in the body's soft tissues, such as fat, muscles, nerves, tendons, blood vessels, and lymph vessels, and can occur anywhere in the body and any organ. The most common areas affected are arms and legs. MSK doctors see more than 600 new patients with sarcoma every year and operate...Read More
Abnormal or cancerous cell growth in the brain is called brain tumor or cancer. There are various types of brain tumors, some of which are non-cancerous, while some are cancerous. And they are also tumors that begin in the brain (primary brain tumors) and those that spread...Read More
Lymphoma develops due to abnormal growth of lymphocytes, a white blood cell type that makes the body's immune system, which are located in the lymph nodes, spleen, tonsils, bone marrow, and thymus gland-like organs. MSK's multispecialty team consists of more than 30 internationally...Read More
Leukemia or blood cancer develops due to the abnormal growth of blood-forming tissues, bone marrow, and the lymphatic system. Some types of leukemia are more common in children, while others occur mostly in adults. MSK leukemia experts use various tests to diagnose leukemia. Tests also show changes in the bone marrow or genetic...Read More
Multiple myeloma originates in a white blood cell called the plasma cell. These cells make antibodies that protect our body from foreign bodies and microorganisms and fight infections. Every patient at MSK receives personalized treatment from a team of experts from various specialties who are focused on caring for patients with multiple myeloma...Read More
Childhood cancers are rare, and advances in treatment have improved survival rates drastically. Still, pediatric cancer remains the second leading cause of death in children (between 1 and 14 years of age). Unlike adult cancer, most childhood cancers do not have a known cause. As environmental and lifestyle...Read More
Certain cancer treatment or some types of cancer puts cancer patients at risk for some blood disorders. These blood disorders or blood-related complications due to cancer treatment include blood clots, bleeding disorders, and anemia. These complications can make cancer treatment challenging. For patients...Read More
Services Offered by MSK in India
MSK’s cancer specialists have one focus: providing compassionate cancer care to help each patient achieve their best possible outcome. Our multidisciplinary Disease Management Teams consist of medical oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, and nurse practitioners, all working together to create personalized treatment plans for each person we care for.
Included below are a selection of MSK physicians who work at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Along with other experts in New York, they are dedicated to advancing our mission across research, education, and patient care — around the world.