Pictured: Clostridium difficile
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Information about the microbiome, the genes of all the microorganisms that naturally inhabit the human body, is leading to new approaches for treating infections in cancer patients.

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: Peter Bach
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, July 30, 2013

A new online decision tool can help current or former smokers determine whether they would benefit from lung cancer screening.

Pictured: Bridges Newsletter
Survivorship
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Monday, July 29, 2013

Bridges, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s newsletter written by and for cancer survivors, celebrates its fifth year of publication this summer.

Perspective
By Paul Sabbatini, MD, Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Clinical Research  |  Friday, July 26, 2013

The clinical trial remains our best tool to identify new therapies, but as with all tools, innovation is required if trials are to remain relevant.

Pictured: Andromachi Scaradavou
Ask the Expert
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, pediatric hematologist Andromachi Scaradavou discusses options for expectant parents who are considering banking a newborn’s cord blood.

Pictured: Virginia Klimek
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, July 22, 2013

Internist and medical oncologist Virginia Klimek discusses the importance of research, clinical trials, and patient education in finding new treatments for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

Pictured: Martin Tallman
Honor
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of the nation’s top two hospitals for cancer care for the 24th year in a row and is also recognized for excellence in a range of medical specialties.

Pictured: Philip Gutin
Cancer Guide
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, July 15, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Brain Tumor Center provides world-class care to people with low-grade glioma, a type of slow-growing brain tumor.

Pictured: Scott Armstrong, Michael Kuehn, Haijhua Chu, Monica Cusan & Andrei Kritsov
Profile
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, July 12, 2013

Scott Armstrong specializes in the treatment of leukemia in children. His research focuses on the disease in children and adults.

Pictured: Mark Kris
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Medical oncologist Mark G. Kris and one of his patients were interviewed for a CBS This Morning segment that describes how a Memorial Sloan Kettering team trains the supercomputer IBM Watson to help doctors identify the best cancer management options for individual patients.

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.

Pictured: Pramod Sogani
Honor
By Media Staff  |  Monday, July 1, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering urologic surgeon Pramod Sogani has been inaugurated as President of the American Urological Association. In this Q&A he discusses his goals and his new role.

Pictured: Members of the class of 2013
Event
By Celia Gittelson  |  Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Thirty young men and women, patients or former patients of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Pediatrics, celebrated earning their high school or high school equivalency diplomas in 2013.

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