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Pictured: Sandra D’Angelo
Video
Friday, March 21, 2014

Medical oncologist Sandra D’Angelo, who specializes in caring for patients with rare cancers such as melanoma, soft tissue sarcoma, and Merkel cell carcinoma, talks about the team approach and the importance of empowering patients.

Pictured: Robert Downey
Video
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Thoracic surgeon Robert Downey talks about the quality of the multidisciplinary care at Memorial Sloan Kettering and the experience of following patients for years after helping to cure them.

Pictured: Mrinal Gounder
Video
Monday, January 13, 2014

Medical oncologist Mrinal Gounder describes our sophisticated and multidisciplinary approach to care for patients with sarcomas of the soft tissue and bone.

Pictured: Ellin Berman
Video
Friday, January 3, 2014

Oncologist and hematologist Ellin Berman describes how a team of experts provides a variety of therapeutic options to patients with leukemia, from standard of care treatments to new therapies available in clinical trials.

Pictured: Ruby
Slide Show
Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Here we share with you a selection of photos featuring our favorite therapy dogs, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Caring Canines.

Pictured: Michael Foley
Announcement
Thursday, December 5, 2013

A renowned chemist with 25 years of industry and academic experience, Michael Foley will lead a pioneering collaboration designed to speed the development of new drugs for people with cancer and other diseases.

Pictured: Vivian Strong
Video
Friday, November 29, 2013

Dr. Strong, a minimally invasive surgery specialist, talks about walking her patients through the steps of the treatment process to ease any concerns before a procedure.

Pictured: Clifford Hudis
Video
Friday, November 1, 2013

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis says advances in immunology and molecular biology are leading to remarkable successes in cancer treatment.

Pictured: Ian Ganly
Video
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Dr. Ganly explains that experts in all disciplines – including medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgery – work together as a team to deliver treatments offering the best results possible for patients.

Pictured: Virginia Klimek
Video
Monday, July 22, 2013

Internist and medical oncologist Virginia Klimek discusses the importance of research, clinical trials, and patient education in finding new treatments for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

In the Clinic
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

A Memorial Sloan Kettering study suggests that lymphedema of the arm, a swelling that can occur following breast cancer treatment, may be reduced by acupuncture.

Pictured: Alma Fuentes & Allison Mushalko
Event
Thursday, June 6, 2013

The 60th annual Memorial Sloan Kettering Patient Art Show drew enthusiastic crowds to view and purchase works by patients and former patients.

Pictured: Nabil Rizk
Video
Friday, May 31, 2013

Dr. Rizk discusses how the team of experts expedites treatment for patients, and uses minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat thoracic cancers when possible.

Pictured: Guido Dalbagni
Video
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Dr. Dalbagni – who cares for patients with bladder cancer, kidney cancer, penile cancer, and sarcomas – explains treatments offered at Memorial Sloan Kettering, which can help patients maintain their quality of life.

Pictured: Dan Douer
Video
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Dr. Douer, leader of the research program in acute lymphoblastic leukemia, talks about how patients are treated by a caring team that includes physicians, nurses, social workers, and support staff.