Jim Stallard, MA

Senior Writer/Editor

Recent Blog Posts

Event
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering gave support to bone marrow donation efforts with their own “walk” inside the hospital.

Pictured: Monmouth Center
Announcement
Monday, September 22, 2014

MSK’s new outpatient facility in the Jersey Shore area will enable more people to access outstanding cancer care closer to home.

Q & A
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
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.

In the Lab
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.

Pictured: Richard O’Reilly
In the Clinic
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.

Event
Thursday, July 3, 2014

Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller was diagnosed with germ cell ovarian cancer, a very rare disease, in 2011 and treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Learn more about her inspiring story.

Survivorship
Pictured: Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, Eileen O’Reilly, Steven Leach, and Peter Allen
Announcement
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Our new David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research is an ambitious initiative to solve a difficult and complex disease.

Pictured: Peter Allen
In the Clinic
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

A new drug could make pancreatic surgery safer by reducing the risk of a grave complication.

Pictured: Xavier D.
Slideshow
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Young patients have a blast with families and Memorial Sloan Kettering staff at the 2014 Pediatric Prom

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
In the News
Friday, May 2, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering physician-scientist Jedd Wolchok describes striking advances in cancer immunotherapy in New York Times and Scientific American.

Pictured: Michelle Bradbury
Q&A
Thursday, April 24, 2014

A new optical-imaging approach could enable surgeons to more precisely visualize cancerous tissue during an operation.

Pictured: Douglas Levine
Finding
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Researchers have identified a genetic mutation that appears to cause a rare but very aggressive type of ovarian cancer in young women.

Pictured: Jan Grimm
In the Lab
Monday, March 10, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers are investigating the use of tiny particles that behave like sponges to take in drugs and deliver them to tumors.

Pictured: Susan Prockop & Lucas T.
In the Clinic
Thursday, March 6, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering physician-scientists have prevented a dangerous complication of stem cell transplantation using immune cells donated from a third party.