Jim Stallard, MA

Senior Writer/Editor

Recent Blog Posts

Pictured: Clifford Hudis
Honor
Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Clifford Hudis begins his term as President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Pictured: Douglas Levine
In the Lab
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

An analysis of endometrial cancers reveals genetic information that should improve diagnosis and guide treatments for women with an aggressive form of the disease.

Pictured: Liang Deng
Profile
Friday, April 26, 2013

Physician-scientist Liang Deng cares for patients with melanoma and other skin cancers, and also conducts innovative research on poxviruses.

Pictured: Marc Ladanyi & Gregory Riely
In the Clinic
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

A new guideline has established standards for testing lung cancer tumors for genetic abnormalities, giving more patients a chance to benefit from targeted therapies.

Pictured: Cycle for Survival
Event
Monday, March 25, 2013

The indoor cycling fund-raiser, in its seventh year, has raised more than $31 million for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Isabelle Rivière, Michel Sadelain & Renier Brentjens
In the Clinic
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have used genetically modified immune cells to eradicate cancer in five patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Pictured: Robin Roberts & Tonya Samuel
In the News
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Co-host Robin Roberts gives thanks to her Memorial Sloan Kettering treatment team during her first day returning to the show after receiving a stem cell transplant.

Pictured: Neurons
In the Lab
Monday, February 11, 2013

Researchers have clarified the process by which developing nerve cells are directed to specialize into distinct parts.

Pictured: CancerSmart Lecture
Video
Tuesday, February 5, 2013

In a recent discussion as part of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s CancerSmart lecture series, bladder cancer experts spoke about symptoms, risk factors, and the latest treatment options available.

Pictured: BCG
In the Lab
Friday, February 1, 2013

Researchers have shed light on how an important treatment for early-stage bladder cancer enters cancer cells to eradicate them.

Pictured: Mark Bilsky
In the O.R.
Friday, January 25, 2013

Our doctors have shown that tumors compressing the spinal cord can be controlled using less-invasive surgery combined with a precise, intense form of radiation therapy.

Pictured: Marcel R. M. van den Brink
In the Clinic
Friday, December 21, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have shown for the first time that administering a growth factor called interleukin-7 can help patients regenerate T cells more quickly after stem cell transplantation.

Pictured: Marc Ladanyi & Snjezana Dogan
In the Clinic
Friday, November 9, 2012

A genetic analysis of tumors suggests women are more susceptible than men to the most common form of lung cancer.

Pictured: Martin Weiser
In the Clinic
Thursday, November 8, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s colorectal cancer team has developed online prediction tools that assess disease risk following surgery, enabling patients and physicians to make better treatment decisions.

Feature
Monday, September 24, 2012

Dr. Gany works to identify the causes of health disparities in underserved communities, and to develop ways to more effectively deliver care to ethnically diverse populations.

Cancer Care