Pictured: Jorge Reis-Filho and Britta Weigelt
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Genetic alterations linked to a rare salivary cancer could also shed light on more common malignancies.

Pictured: Kathryn Ciccolini
Support
By Kathryn Ciccolini, RN, BSN, OCN, Clinical Nurse  |  Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Navigating insurance requirements and filling and paying for prescription medications can be a challenge for patients. These tips can ensure your next trip to the pharmacy is a smooth one.

Cancer Care
SUPPORT
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 23, 2014

MSK medical oncologist and acupuncturist Ting Bao discusses the symptoms that arise during breast cancer treatment and how integrative medicine may help relieve them.

Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, October 20, 2014

Medical oncologist Paul Sabbatini demystifies common misconceptions surrounding clinical trials.

DNA wrapped around histones
Decoder
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Physician-scientist Omar Abdel-Wahab explains epigenetics, a growing field based on the study of genetic changes that are not part of the DNA code, and how it relates to cancer.

Pictured: Ping Chi
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 9, 2014

Genetic analysis reveals biomarkers and possible drug targets for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.

Pictured: MSK West Harrison
Announcement
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, October 6, 2014

MSK’s newest facility, in West Harrison, offers residents of Westchester and Fairfield Counties and the Hudson Valley convenient access to top MSK specialists and unparalleled cancer care.

Pictured: Leonard Saltz & Peter Bach
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Monday, October 6, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering physicians Leonard Saltz and Peter Bach led a discussion about the unsustainable rise in the cost of cancer drugs on CBS’s 60 Minutes.

Cancer Care
Pictured: Robin Roberts & Tonya Samuel
SUPPORT
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Friday, October 3, 2014

For people undergoing bone marrow or stem cell transplants, being isolated from friends, family, and everyday life can make recovery more difficult.

Support
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 29, 2014

With quick action and the help of the right medicine at the right time, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting can often be prevented, says MSK Nurse Leader Corey Russell.

Event
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 25, 2014

Transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering gave support to bone marrow donation efforts with their own “walk” inside the hospital.

Pictured: Paul Sabbatini
Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Medical oncologist Paul Sabbatini sheds light on how phase I clinical trials are conducted at Memorial Sloan Kettering and how to determine whether patients may be eligible for one.

Pictured: Monmouth Center
Announcement
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 22, 2014

MSK’s new outpatient facility in the Jersey Shore area will enable more people to access outstanding cancer care closer to home.

MSK and Hartford leadership holding certificate
Announcement
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Thursday, September 18, 2014

The certification comes after a year in which hundreds of experts worked together to assess standards of care at Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute.

Pictured: Experimental Brain Tumor
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 18, 2014

Researchers have engineered a gene into therapeutic cells that allows them to turn off tumor growth if some of the cells become cancerous.

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