Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center

The Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center provides patients access to new cancer therapies, while training future scientists and leaders in cancer research and clinical care. Patients get personalized attention, with the best available evaluation and treatment programs, including access to precision medicine advances and immune-based therapies, as well as nutrition, pain management and psychosocial support. The center supports basic science research programs in cancer biology and cancer genetics, translational research and clinical trials, and several collaborative research initiatives. This research is all aimed at better understanding what causes cancer, and translating this knowledge into new approaches for prevention, treatment and cure. The center also furthers the education of graduate students, medical students, fellow and postdoctoral trainees through several specialized programs in specific types of cancer, radiology and pathology.

News

Despite High PSA Level, Prostate Cancer Subtype May Have a Promising Prognosis

July 24, 2018

Conventional wisdom suggests that a high level of the protein prostate specific antigen (PSA) in men with prostate cancer means a poor prognosis. However, this may not always be...
DNA Editing Just Got Easier

July 18, 2018

New molecules engineered by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers can enable rapid, direct “editing” of genes in a wide range of cell types, creating an array of research and...
Prostate Cancer Researchers Awarded Spot in National Consortium

July 17, 2018

Weill Cornell Medicine, in collaboration with Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian, has been awarded a $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of...