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.

In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 17, 2012

When new cancer drugs are shown to be largely ineffective, exceptional cases of good outcome may pave the way for new treatments that could benefit a smaller group of patients.

Pictured: Ross Levine
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 6, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found why certain drugs are not sufficiently effective in treating leukemias called myeloproliferative neoplasms.

Pictured: Natural Killer Cells & Cancer Cell
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, September 4, 2012

In the future, more-advanced genetic testing might offer better ways to match up patients who need a bone marrow transplant with potential donors.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers & Howard Scher
Announcement
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, August 31, 2012

Enzalutamide, a targeted therapy co-invented by a Memorial Sloan Kettering investigator, has received FDA approval for the treatment of men with metastatic prostate cancer.

Pictured: John Healey
Announcement
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, August 29, 2012

We recently launched our first-ever television advertising campaign, which offers a sense of the passion and compassion that defines how we care for people with cancer.

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: Filippo Giancotti
In the Lab
By Media Staff  |  Friday, August 24, 2012

A new Memorial Sloan Kettering study has identified one of the proteins fueling the spread of some breast cancers, and researchers hope their findings will lead to the development of new diagnostic tools and drugs.

Pictured: Michael D’Angelica
Video
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.

Pictured: Kenneth Offit & Zsofia Stadler
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, August 17, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators have found that some testicular cancers arising early in life may result from genetic changes that have not been inherited from either parent.

Pictured: Manjit Bains
Cancer Guide
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Thursday, August 16, 2012

We have experts in all disciplines vital to treating esophageal cancer, and can provide therapies for people at any stage of the disease, from precancerous lesions to metastatic cancer.

Pictured: Tari King
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Dr. King talks about her research investigating why certain women develop breast cancer and about the long-term relationships she maintains with her patients.

Pictured: Babak Mehrara
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Dr. Mehrara talks about the expertise of Memorial Sloan Kettering plastic surgeons and how patients with breast cancer and head and neck cancer benefit from recent advances in reconstructive surgery.

Pictured: Jane McGrath
Patient Story
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Tuesday, August 7, 2012

When 45-year-old Jane learned she had a tumor in her ovary, she came to Memorial Sloan Kettering for surgery and chemotherapy.

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