Pictured: Low-dose chest CT scan
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, June 17, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering now offers low-dose CT screening for certain smokers at high risk for lung cancer.

Pictured: Health & Wellness Seminar Speakers
Event
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Friday, May 3, 2013

More than 100 people participated in a community-based cancer health and wellness seminar sponsored by the Office of Diversity Programs as part of National Minority Cancer Awareness Month.

Pictured: Andrew Vickers
Finding
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A study led by Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators indicates nearly half of all prostate cancer deaths by age 75 occur in a small group of men with high PSA levels at age 45.

Pictured: Megan Harlan Fleischut & Kenneth Offit
Q&A
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, April 15, 2013

Genetic counselor Megan Harlan Fleischut discusses hereditary cancers and the services offered by Memorial Sloan Kettering’s clinical genetics experts.

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.

Pictured: Peter Scardino
Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, March 14, 2013

Dr. Scardino discusses strategies for how physicians and patients can make the best use of PSA testing and prostate cancer treatment.

Pictured: Mammogram
Q&A
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A New York State law that went into effect this month requires radiologists to inform women if they have dense breasts. Dr. Lee answers questions about the concept of breast density and what women should know.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers' Laboratory
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Monday, January 7, 2013

The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s notable research advances include the approval of a new drug for men with advanced prostate cancer that was developed and studied by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers.

Pictured: Carol Lee
Q&A
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, October 10, 2012

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Lee discusses mammography, breast MRI, and breast ultrasound.

Pictured: Chaya Moskowitz
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Monday, June 4, 2012

A new study confirms that female childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation to the chest have a high risk of developing breast cancer at a young age – a risk that is comparable to that of women who have mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.

Pictured: Howard Scher
Perspective
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, June 1, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s prostate cancer team — including Howard I. Scher, Chief of the Genitourinary Oncology Service — disagrees with new PSA screening recommendations released by government task force.

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: Ann Zauber
In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS and Julie Grisham, MS
Thursday, February 23, 2012

For the first time, a new study has shown that removing polyps by colonoscopy not only prevents colorectal cancer from developing, but also prevents deaths from the disease.

Pictured: Monica Morrow
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, November 21, 2011

Research published in the November 19 issue of The Lancet finds that MRI use for breast cancer screening in women at high risk for the disease – due to family history or a genetic mutation – detects more cancers than screening mammography.

In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, November 17, 2011

A new study has found that the overall colonoscopy screening rate has improved by 20 percent in five years among underserved and uninsured New Yorkers aged 50 years and older.

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