By Celia Gittelson, BA | Monday, February 25, 2013
Our doctors introduce and apply advanced technologies in minimal-access surgery to benefit patients.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Dr. Chi, Deputy Chief of the Gynecology Service, talks about the way Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s research and state-of-the-art care help women with ovarian, cervical, and uterine cancers.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Dr. Singh discusses the treatment team’s desire to cure patients and help them return to their everyday lives.
In the O.R.
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor | Friday, January 25, 2013
Our doctors have shown that tumors compressing the spinal cord can be controlled using less-invasive surgery combined with a precise, intense form of radiation therapy.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Wednesday, January 23, 2013
When Dr. Patel meets with patients and their families, he walks them step-by-step through the treatment plan and ensures that they receive the most-effective surgery, when that is the best approach for the patient.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Dr. Sclafani, who practices at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Commack, wants newly diagnosed patients to leave her office with hope and with a plan of action for treating the cancer.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Friday, January 11, 2013
Dr. Bochner – who specializes in treating people with prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers – discusses the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to delivering high-quality care.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Friday, December 28, 2012
Dr. Barakat explains the latest surgical techniques for improving outcomes and quality of life in women with cervical, ovarian, and other gynecologic cancers.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Gynecologic cancer surgeon Dr. Brown discusses how doctors and nurses collaborate to care for patients, from diagnosis through lifelong follow-up.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Monday, November 12, 2012
Dr. Shah, Chief of the Head and Neck Service, discusses how Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s world-renowned head and neck surgeons partner with patients to select the most appropriate treatment plan.
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor | Thursday, November 8, 2012
Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s colorectal cancer team has developed online prediction tools that assess disease risk following surgery, enabling patients and physicians to make better treatment decisions.
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.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Monday, October 22, 2012
Dr. Abu-Rustum, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Gynecology Service, discusses how the gynecologic cancer care team treats each woman with an individualized approach.
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.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Dr. D’Angelica – who treats patients with liver, pancreatic, and bile duct cancers – discusses the expertise of Memorial Sloan-Kettering surgeons, who routinely perform complex procedures.