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Friday, August 30, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Patient Recreation Pavilion offers a healing environment where patients and their loved ones come to discover or rediscover the things that bring them enjoyment.

Pictured: Larry Norton
In the News
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs Larry Norton was interviewed on PBS NewsHour about a recent recommendation from a National Cancer Institute working group that proposed changing the definition of cancer.

Pictured: Martin Tallman
Honor
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of the nation’s top two hospitals for cancer care for the 24th year in a row and is also recognized for excellence in a range of medical specialties.

Pictured: Mark Kris
In the News
Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Medical oncologist Mark G. Kris and one of his patients were interviewed for a CBS This Morning segment that describes how a Memorial Sloan Kettering team trains the supercomputer IBM Watson to help doctors identify the best cancer management options for individual patients.

Pictured: Pramod Sogani
Honor
Monday, July 1, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering urologic surgeon Pramod Sogani has been inaugurated as President of the American Urological Association. In this Q&A he discusses his goals and his new role.

Pictured: Robin Roberts & Sergio Giralt
Honor
Friday, June 7, 2013

Sergio Giralt, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service, has been recognized for his achievements in the field of bone marrow transplantation with an award presented by GMA’s Robin Roberts.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok & Richard Carvajal
In the Clinic
Monday, June 3, 2013

Two Memorial Sloan Kettering studies that hold promise for the treatment of advanced uveal (eye) melanoma and advanced skin melanoma are making headlines at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Pictured: Paul Russo
In the Clinic
Monday, May 20, 2013

A study has found that the majority of kidney cancer patients with small tumors have their entire kidney removed, which can increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular complications.

Honor
Monday, May 13, 2013

Six nursing staff members were honored at this year’s Samuel and May Rudin Awards ceremony held during National Nurses Week on Wednesday, May 8.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
In the Clinic
Thursday, April 4, 2013

Early research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan Kettering cautions against combining ipilimumab and vemurafenib for the treatment of metastatic melanoma.

Pictured: Paul Sabbatini
Q&A
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

In his new role as Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Clinical Research, Paul Sabbatini aims to streamline, accelerate, and expand Memorial Sloan Kettering’s clinical research program.

Pictured: John Mulhall
Q&A
Friday, March 8, 2013

Dr. Mulhall, director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program, explains common concerns about male sexual health and offers advice for men and their partners.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers
Honor
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Charles Sawyers, Chair of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, is a recipient of the inaugural $3 million prize for groundbreaking achievements in scientific research.

Pictured: James Fagin
In the Clinic
Thursday, February 14, 2013

Researchers have found that the investigational drug selumetinib shuts down the signaling of genetic mutations that prevent some patients’ thyroid cancer tumors from absorbing radioiodine, the most effective treatment for the disease.

Pictured: Mammogram
Q&A
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A New York State law that went into effect this month requires radiologists to inform women if they have dense breasts. Dr. Lee answers questions about the concept of breast density and what women should know.