Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK or MSKCC) is a cancer treatment and research institution in New York City, founded in 1884 as the New York Cancer Hospital.

MSK has an extensive history of notable discoveries in cancer research. The research arm of MSK is still known as the Sloan Kettering Institute after the merger with Memorial Hospital. Memorial Hospital separately houses a number of laboratories. In 2011, a study ranked MSK third among public sector research institutes after the NIH and University of California system.


A number of Collaborative Research Centers have also been established at MSK.

  • Brain Tumor Center
  • Center for Hematologic Malignancies
  • Center for Stem Cell Biology
  • David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research
  • Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research
  • The Functional Genomics Initiative
  • Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center
  • Immunogenomics and Precision Oncology Platform (IPOP)
  • Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

Phone: 212-639-2000

Address: 1275 York Avenue New York NY 10065