Jim Stallard, MA

Senior Writer/Editor

Recent Blog Posts

Pictured: Peter Bach
In the Clinic
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

A new online decision tool can help current or former smokers determine whether they would benefit from lung cancer screening.

Pictured: Andromachi Scaradavou
Ask the Expert
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, pediatric hematologist Andromachi Scaradavou discusses options for expectant parents who are considering banking a newborn’s cord blood.

Pictured: Cara Anselmo
Ask the Expert
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, Cara Anselmo, a registered dietitian nutritionist, discusses the importance of maintaining a healthy diet while undergoing breast cancer treatment.

Pictured: Carol Brown
Video
Thursday, June 20, 2013

Watch Memorial Sloan Kettering gynecologic surgeon Carol Brown discuss the importance of the HPV vaccine.

Pictured: Low-dose chest CT scan
In the Clinic
Monday, June 17, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering now offers low-dose CT screening for certain smokers at high risk for lung cancer.

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.