Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer (MSK) in New York proudly presents educational programs with leading institutions in India to train current and future physicians and scientists.  

Through this interactive series, we hope to accelerate the exchange of knowledge to improve patient outcomes, foster new research collaborations, and increase graduate and post-graduate training exchange. These events are currently focused on the leading causes of cancer morbidity and mortality in India — gynecologic as well as head and neck cancers. 

Our programs have covered key topics of interest for experienced and aspiring cancer specialists. 

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Featured Event

August 27, 2022

New Frontiers in Cancer Research Clinical Symposium


MSK hosted its first virtual clinical symposium in India, “New Frontiers in Cancer Research,” where we enjoyed robust presentations, question and answer sessions, and conversations with oncologists from across India. Topics included the inherent challenges and opportunities in studying cancers globally, new digital tools and pathways for managing cancer care, translational research, germline testing, and more.

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Dr. Atul Batra, of AIIMS New Delhi, and Dr. Neil Iyengar, of MSK, Present Collaborative Study

Medical oncologists Dr. Atul Batra, AIIMS (New Delhi), and Dr. Neil Iyengar, of MSK (joined virtually), present a collaborative study on obesity and breast cancer.


Past Events

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MSK Surgeon Dr. Ashok Shaha and Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy, Surgeon From the Cancer Institute (WIA)
September 17, 2022 - Multidisciplinary Tumor Board on Complex Thyroid Cancer: MSK and CI (WIA)
In our joint tumor board on complex thyroid cancer, we explored three patient cases involving anaplastic, medullary, and recurrent differentiated thyroid cancer. Following these cases was a presentation and discussion about tracheal resections in thyroid cancer.
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Moderators Dr. Kara Long Roche & Dr. Jayasharee Natarajan
August 5, 2022 - Multidisciplinary Tumor Board on Low Grade Ovarian Tumors: MSK and CI (WIA)
We were honored to co-host the event with the Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai. In this joint tumor board, we discussed two patients with serious ovarian cancer in the early and late stage. We also heard from the expert panelists on current management as well as the latest advances and ongoing research in this field.
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Moderators Dr. Jatin Shah and Dr. Krishnakumar Thankappan
July 2, 2022 - Multidisciplinary Tumor Board On Skull Base Malignancies: MSK and Amrita 
The host institution for this head and neck event on skull base malignancies was Amrita Hospital in Kochi. Two cases were discussed including: ethmoid cancer suitable for endonasal resection and locally advanced malignant tumor involving the skull base/orbit. This was followed by two lectures: Principles of Reconstructive Surgery Following Major Skull Base Resection With or Without Orbital Exenteration and 2022 Outcomes of International Collaborative Study on Skull Base Surgery.
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Moderator Dr. Jatin Shah of MSK
May 7, 2022 - Multidisciplinary Tumor Board On Salivary Cancer: MSK and HCG
The host institution for this head and neck event on salivary cancer was HCG Cancer Centre in Ahmedabad and the event was moderated by Dr. Richard Wong of MSK and Dr. Kaustubh Patel of HCG.
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Presentation cover of ovarian cancer tumor board
March 25, 2022 - Multidisciplinary Tumor Board On Ovarian Cancer
We were excited to present an educational series between MSK and the Association of Gynaecologic Oncologists of India (AGOI). We were honored to co-host with Tata Medical Center in Kolkata and discussed treatment management of two serious ovarian cancer cases: platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for ovarian cancer.
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March 25, 2022 - Conversation with Ms. Manisha Koirala
During this event focused on ovarian cancer, co-hosted with Tata Medical Center in Kolkata, we had the distinct privilege to present a conversation between Ms. Manisha Koirala and Dr. William Breitbart about the patient perspective.
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Presentation cover on oral cancer overview
February 25, 2022 - Multidisciplinary Tumor Board On Oral Cancer: MSK and Tata Memorial
For this head and neck event, we co-hosted with the faculty of Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. We discussed treatment management of complex oral cancer: early oral cancer with submucous fibrosis and locally advanced oral cancer with mandibular invasion. This was followed by a short lecture on state-of-the-art techniques in mandible reconstruction.
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Presentation cover of endometrial cancer tumor board
January 28, 2022 - Multidisciplinary Tumor Board on Endometrial Cancer: MSK and Manipal
In our inaugural event in the MSK-Association of Gynaecologic Oncologists of India (AGOI) joint tumor board series, we were honored to co-host with Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Center in Bengaluru. We discussed treatment management of two endometrial cancer cases: one localized early-stage and the other advanced recurrent. A short lecture followed on recent progress in advanced (metastatic) endometrial cancer.