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, Senior Managing Editor & Content Strategist  |  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.

Lab mouse with cultured human pluripotent stem cells
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, August 7, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have developed a powerful new way to study human disease using stem cells whose genomes can be manipulated at will.

Pictured: Marc Ladanyi
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, August 6, 2014

A newly discovered gene mutation appears to be the driving force behind a particularly aggressive form of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer of the skeletal muscle.

Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, August 4, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering investigator Ann Zauber answers questions about the risks and benefits of colon cancer screening in the elderly.

Pictured: Richard O’Reilly
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, July 31, 2014

A study shows that treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) with stem cell transplantation is very effective, especially if done early.

Pictured: Jatin Shah and Michael Douglas
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, July 29, 2014

View highlights from the opening ceremony of the Fifth World Congress of the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies, which included opening remarks from Bill Clinton and a keynote speech from Michael Douglas.

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