Pictured: David Abramson
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 15, 2014

Retinoblastoma expert David Abramson discusses how treatments and survival rates have greatly improved for this rare pediatric eye cancer.

Pictured: Nematode Worm Embryo
Snapshot
By Jennifer Bell, PhD  |  Thursday, September 11, 2014

Stunning movies captured in the lab of computational biologist Zhirong Bao reveal how cells divide, grow, and move around, as in a carefully choreographed dance, during the development of a nematode worm embryo.

Pictured: James Eastham
Q&A
By Jennifer Bassett, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Prostate cancer expert James Eastham talks about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new outpatient treatment center that will soon open in West Harrison, New York, where he will be practicing.

In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 4, 2014

Researchers have created tiny structures called organoids from patients’ prostate tumors. These organoids will allow the study of tumors in greater detail and enable correlation of genetic mutations with drug response.

In the Clinic
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Thursday, September 4, 2014

Researchers have found that in a subset of women, consumption of soy could boost the expression of genes linked to breast cancer.

Pictured: Paul Hamlin
In the Clinic
By Paul Hamlin, MD, Clinical Director, Lymphoma Outpatient Unit  |  Tuesday, September 2, 2014

With innovative advances in technology and “smart rooms” responsive to individual patients, our Clinic of the Future is a thing of the present.

Thoracic surgeon Bernard Park.
Ask the Expert
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, August 28, 2014

Less trauma and faster recovery are among the reasons that thoracic surgeon Bernard Park says people should consider robotic surgery for removing a cancer in the chest.

Pictured: Chau Dang
Q&A
By Jennifer Bassett, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, August 26, 2014

We spoke with medical oncologist Chau Dang about her role as Chief of MSK’s newest suburban outpatient treatment center in West Harrison, New York.

Pictured: Michael Stubblefeld
Q&A
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Monday, August 25, 2014

Nearly half of all women experience pain or physical limitations after breast cancer surgery. MSK physiatrist Michael Stubblefield answers questions about this condition, known as postmastectomy reconstruction syndrome.

Pictured: Karen Brown & Ghassan Abou-Alfa
Video
By Jenifer Goodwin, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, August 21, 2014

Watch our liver cancer experts discuss the latest in screening, diagnosis, treatment, and research.

Q & A
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, August 20, 2014

In this follow-up Q&A, diagnostic radiologist Carol Lee addresses readers’ questions on dense breast tissue and clarifies what breast density could mean for you.

Pictured: Johanna Joyce
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A new study sheds light on what enables breast cancer cells to spread to the brain and presents a potential target for drugs.

Pictured: Zana Correa
Survivorship
By Jenifer Goodwin, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, August 14, 2014

The end of cancer treatment is a time of transition. For many patients, survivorship care plans ease the move into post-treatment life.

pictured: David Jones
Q&A
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Wednesday, August 13, 2014

David Jones, Chief of the Thoracic Surgery Service, talks about what makes MSK thoracic surgeons special and where he believes the future of treatment for cancers of the lung and esophagus is headed.

In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, August 11, 2014

Experimental pathologist Jorge Reis-Filho explains how tumor DNA obtained from the blood could lead to noninvasive — yet highly sensitive — ways of detecting and monitoring cancer in the body.

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