Pictured: Teresa Gilewski and filmmaker Barak Goodman
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Thursday, March 26, 2015

MSK employees previewed the upcoming documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, which features several of our scientists and their research.

Megan Harlan Fleischut and Kenneth Offit
Q & A
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Women can use the results of genetic tests to make informed decisions about ovary removal to reduce cancer risk.

Exceptional responders of new drugs in clinical trials.
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, March 24, 2015

When a clinical trial of a new drug fails because most patients don’t respond, progress can still be made by analyzing the tumors of the rare patients who benefit.

Pictured: Two doctors look at a computer screen showing a 3-D image of a patient.
In the Clinic
By Rosie Foster, MA  |  Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Allan Halpern (left) and Michael Marchetti review images assembled into a 3-D digital model of a patient.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, March 12, 2015

Physician-scientist Charles Sawyers played a pivotal role in the development of Gleevec, one of the first successful targeted drugs for cancer.

Pictured: Chau Dang
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Meeting with your oncologist for the first time? Suzanne Carmody, Director of MSK’s Physician Referral Service, shares tips for getting the most from that appointment.

MSK pediatric cancer patient
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Andréa Rizzo survived childhood cancer but was killed by a drunk driver at age 24. Her dream, to give children with cancer the gift of dance, continues in her name.

Surgeon Larissa Temple
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, February 26, 2015

A new online survey aims to provide doctors with real-time information on their patients’ quality of life after rectal surgery.

Peter Scardino, Chair of MSK’s Department of Surgery and a specialist in the treatment of prostate cancers.
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Peter Scardino, Chair of MSK’s Department of Surgery, gives his views on what lies ahead for the surgical treatment of cancer.

NYC Chinatown
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, February 19, 2015

Services including a pilot program for remote simultaneous medical interpreting using UN-style headsets can help improve care for a growing number of patients.

Oren Cahlon and Nancy Lee
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Proton therapy uses charged particles to target tumors with precision while reducing the risk of treatment-related side effects.

Christina Leslie and John Petrini
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, February 12, 2015

MSK’s Functional Genomics Initiative will enable basic scientists to take full advantage of the massive amount of data produced by tumor sequencing.

By Ingrid Strauch, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Keeping track of a large array of medications can be challenging. These tips will help ensure that you use them properly.

Cancer Care
Fibrous extensions of a nerve cell (red) and an oligodendrocyte (green) growing on top of the nerve cell
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, February 5, 2015

In a recent study, Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists used stem-cell engineering to repair brain injuries in rats. The results raise hope for future therapies that could prevent or fix nerve damage in cancer patients who need brain radiation.

Imaging test
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Medical physicist Lawrence Dauer explains what you should know about the use and safety of tests such as CT scans that use radiation to obtain images of the body.

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