Pictured: Prasad Adusumilli
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, January 3, 2013

A team from Memorial Sloan Kettering has found that the makeup of immune cells in a lung tumor and in tissue surrounding a tumor can predict whether the cancer will recur after surgery.

Pictured: Marc Ladanyi & Snjezana Dogan
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 9, 2012

A genetic analysis of tumors suggests women are more susceptible than men to the most common form of lung cancer.

Pictured: James Huang
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Dr. Huang discusses how minimally invasive, video-assisted, and robotic surgical techniques improve the treatment of patients with lung, esophageal, and thyroid cancers.

Feature
By Jim Stallard, MA and Julie Grisham, MS
Friday, September 21, 2012

With the genomics revolution, scientists and physicians have increasingly been able to peer at the inner workings of tumor cells and pinpoint the specific genetic changes that transform them from their cells of origin into cancer.

Pictured: Tunneling Nanotubes
Snapshot
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have discovered a way that cancer cells may be able to exchange information by establishing long bridges between cells called tunneling nanotubes.

Pictured: David Finley
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Dr. Finley, Co-Director of the Complex Airway Program, explains how he lays out a treatment plan with his patients, and determines which type of surgery fits best in the context of their lifestyle.

Pictured: Inderpal Sarkaria
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Thoracic surgeon Inderpal Sarkaria discusses the expertise of Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons at performing complex operations to treat cancers of the lung, esophagus, and chest wall.

Pictured: Manjit Bains
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, June 15, 2012

Dr. Bains talks about how he and other internationally recognized cancer experts work together to treat patients and help them return to their everyday activities.

Pictured: Manjit Bains
Cancer Guide
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, June 6, 2012

In our recently updated guides to non-small cell and small-cell lung cancers, you can learn about diagnosis, treatment, follow-up care, lung cancer experts, and clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Peter Bach
Q&A
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, May 21, 2012

In an interview, Dr. Bach talks about research showing that CT screening may prevent one in five cancer deaths for people at a very high risk of developing lung cancer.

Pictured: Paul Paik
Finding
By Media Staff  |  Thursday, May 17, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering was one of the first centers to use this type of genetic testing for lung cancer patients and is currently one of the only centers testing for mutations in squamous cell carcinomas of the lung.

Pictured: Valerie Rusch
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Thursday, May 3, 2012

Dr. Rusch, Chief of the Thoracic Service, discusses the multidisciplinary care plan that is developed for each patient by a specialized team of physicians at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Mark Kris & Ann Culkin
Honor
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, December 5, 2011

Congratulations to Mark Kris, Chief of the Thoracic Oncology Service, and Ann Culkin, nurse on the Thoracic Oncology Service, for receiving the Wholeness of Life Award 2011 from the HealthCare Chaplaincy.

In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Chief of Thoracic Oncology Mark Kris offers his perspective on a promising new tactic for treating lung and other cancers in this story from CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley. The strategy tailors cancer treatment to each individual patient.

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