Andrea Peirce, BA

Senior Web Editor/Writer

Recent Blog Posts

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Q & A
Thursday, April 3, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering Radiation Safety Officer Jean St. Germain answers common questions about the safety of adults undergoing radiation treatment for cancer.

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Cancer Guide
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Thanks to recent treatment advances, many people diagnosed with liver cancer today can expect to survive the disease. But experience counts.

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Q&A
Friday, February 7, 2014

Chaplaincy provides spiritual care that addresses questions of identity, meaning, value, and worth that may or may not be expressed in religious terms.

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Cancer Guide
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

We offer unparalleled expertise in understanding and treating the more than 70 subtypes of soft tissue sarcoma identified to date.

Ask the Expert
Friday, January 17, 2014

Pharmacist and herbalist Simon Yeung gives consumers tips on how to determine whether an herb or dietary supplement contains what’s indicated on the label.

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On Our Website
Monday, November 11, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Kids Express program is designed to help adults who have cancer communicate with their children about their illness.

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Patient Story
Thursday, October 31, 2013

His decision to go to Memorial Sloan Kettering taught marathon runner Pierce McManus about the power of a second opinion.

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Ask the Expert
Monday, October 28, 2013

Jack Burkhalter, assistant director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Tobacco Cessation Program, talks about the safety of electronic cigarettes.

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Cancer Guide
Friday, October 11, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is recognized worldwide for its treatment of pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma.

Cancer Guide
Friday, August 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering uses a multidisciplinary approach to provide leading-edge care to women with cervical cancer.

Cancer Guide
Monday, June 24, 2013

Our Pituitary Tumor Center provides comprehensive, world-class care to people with noncancerous tumors of the pituitary gland.

Q&A
Friday, June 14, 2013

Therapies are often available for women dealing with sexual and vaginal health concerns related to cancer and its treatment.

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Q&A
Thursday, May 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering Clinical Genetics Service Chief Kenneth Offit discusses ways for women to clearly assess their risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

Pictured: Steven Wang
Q&A
Monday, December 17, 2012

By mid-December 2012, sunscreen products on store shelves in the United States must meet stricter labeling regulations. Dr. Wang answers key questions on this topic.

Pictured: Michael Zelefsky
In the Clinic
Friday, November 30, 2012

Study signals hope for maintaining sexual function in men undergoing radiation treatment for prostate cancer.