Pictured: George Plitas
Perspective
By George Plitas, MD  |  Friday, March 14, 2014

The correct identification and naming of a tumor’s type is increasingly important in the era of personalized medicine, and tumors that exhibit features of more than one type can complicate that process.

Pictured: Jan Grimm
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, March 10, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers are investigating the use of tiny particles that behave like sponges to take in drugs and deliver them to tumors.

Vincent Laudone
Perspective
By Vincent Laudone, MD, Co-Director for Robotic Surgery  |  Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Our conversation about active surveillance of prostate cancer continues. Let’s take a closer look at our protocols for selecting and monitoring patients.

Pictured: William Jarnagin
Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Thanks to recent treatment advances, many people diagnosed with liver cancer today can expect to survive the disease. But experience counts.

In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Breast cancer experts criticize study suggesting mammograms don’t save lives.

Pictured: Steven M. Horwitz
Video
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, January 31, 2014

A recent web chat features medical oncologist Steven M. Horwitz discussing advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma.

Pictured: William Tap
Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, January 29, 2014

We offer unparalleled expertise in understanding and treating the more than 70 subtypes of soft tissue sarcoma identified to date.

In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Obesity in patients with early-stage tongue cancer has been linked to a five-fold increase in the risk of death.

Pictured: Anas Younes, Joachim Yahalom & Ahmet Dogan
Video
By Helen Garey, MPH, Freelance Writer  |  Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Lymphoma experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering discuss new directions in the diagnosis and treatment of this type of cancer.

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.

Pictured: Lee Krug
Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, October 11, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is recognized worldwide for its treatment of pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma.

Pictured: Daniel Thorek & Jan Grimm
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A new imaging approach being investigated by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers could provide better information about a tumor’s molecular activity, allowing for a more accurate diagnosis.

Pictured: Denis Chi
Ask the Expert
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 5, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, gynecologic surgeon Dennis Chi discusses why screening for ovarian cancer is not as widespread as it is for certain other cancers.

Pictured: Micropapillary Morphology
In the Lab
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, August 9, 2013

A Memorial Sloan Kettering study shows that an abnormal cell pattern found in the tumor tissue of some lung cancer patients may help to predict which tumors are more likely to recur after surgery.

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