Finding
By Media Staff  |  Monday, February 10, 2014

The new guidelines take aim at resolving questions over whether surgery to remove additional normal tissue is needed in breast cancer patients who’ve already had a lumpectomy.

Pictured: Alice Ho
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, January 20, 2014

A new approach for treating breast cancer spreads radiation doses over a larger number of beams, providing more thorough coverage.

Pictured: Mammogram
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Good Morning America reporter Amy Robach was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 after receiving her first mammogram. For Memorial Sloan Kettering experts, the message behind this story bears repeating: Mammograms save lives.

Pictured: Sarat Chandarlapaty
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 8, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found genetic mutations that cause some breast cancers to develop resistance to hormone therapy.

Breast cancer mosaic
Snapshot
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists are developing new imaging instrumentation that could enable pathologist and surgeons to collaborate more seamlessly and reduce the need for repeat surgeries.

Pictured: Lawrence Dauer
In the O.R.
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering clinicians report on a successful first year of using a new procedure to pinpoint and remove small breast cancers.

Pictured: Luciano Martelotto, Catherine Cowell & Jorge Reis-Filho
Profile
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, August 5, 2013

Jorge Reis-Filho studies the genetic alterations that drive the malignant behavior of cells in rare types of breast cancer.

Pictured: Larry Norton
In the News
By Media Staff  |  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: Cara Anselmo
Ask the Expert
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  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.

In the Clinic
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  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.

Q&A
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, June 14, 2013

Therapies are often available for women dealing with sexual and vaginal health concerns related to cancer and its treatment.

Pictured: Clifford Hudis
Honor
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Clifford Hudis begins his term as President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Charles Sawyers, Kenneth Offit, and Larry Norton
Honor
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Charles Sawyers, Larry Norton, and Kenneth Offit are being honored with special awards at the annual meeting of the world’s leading professional organization for cancer physicians and researchers.

Pictured: José Baselga
Finding
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, April 8, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Physician-in-Chief, José Baselga, explains the findings from three studies on new targeted therapies for breast cancer.

Pictured: Kenneth Offit
Finding
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, March 28, 2013

A study identifies genetic variations that alter the risk of breast cancer in women who have a certain gene mutation.