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.

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Tumor Release of Lactate Forces Nearby Cells into Supportive Role

May 9, 2022

Tumors can force neighboring cells into supporting cancer growth by releasing lactate into their local environment, according to researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Scientists Find a New Way to Reverse Immune Suppression in Tumors

September 20, 2021

Malignant tumors can enhance their ability to survive and spread by suppressing antitumor immune cells in their vicinity, but a study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine...
Weill Cornell Medicine Experiences Dynamic Growth in Research Funding

April 23, 2019

Weill Cornell Medicine has experienced dynamic growth in its research enterprise over the past five years, an achievement that underscores the institution’s mission to provide...