Robert Golbey, who spent 35 years at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, died at his home March 12, 2016, with his wife, Monica Hunt, and son, Seth, beside him. He was 93.

After joining MSKCC in 1955, Golbey helped establish and lead the Solid Tumor Service, and implemented studies for the treatment of testicular cancer. Golbey was born in Brooklyn in 1922, and received his medical degree at New York University.