Jim Stallard, MA

Senior Writer/Editor

Recent Blog Posts

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.

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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.

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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.

Pictured: Sergio Giralt
Honor
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s leadership in blood and marrow stem cell transplantation is on full display at the 2014 BMT Tandem Meeting.

Pictured: Abraham Wu
Ask the Expert
Monday, February 24, 2014

CyberKnife is a brand name for one of several available devices that deliver intense doses of radiation with very high accuracy.

Pictured: Stephen Solomon
In the Clinic
Monday, January 27, 2014

Irreversible electroporation – a new, minimally invasive treatment that uses electric current to poke tiny holes in cell membranes – is showing promise against hard-to-treat tumors.

In the Clinic
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Obesity in patients with early-stage tongue cancer has been linked to a five-fold increase in the risk of death.

Pictured: Alice Ho
In the Clinic
Monday, January 20, 2014

A new approach for treating breast cancer spreads radiation doses over a larger number of beams, providing more thorough coverage.