MSK News/MSK News Winter 2021/2022

In the basement of the Schwartz building near Memorial Hospital, a team under strict safety protocols creates cancer drugs using radioactive isotopes produced by nuclear reactors around the world. This approach, called theranostics, is a mash-up of the words “therapy” and “diagnostics” and combines imaging techniques and targeted therapy into one very precise package that has been a game changer for many patients.