Pictured: PET Scan
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, November 15, 2012

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering are developing a new strategy for PET imaging of tumors that could result in new tools to detect and monitor prostate cancer.

Pictured: Jatin Shah
Video
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.

Pictured: Marc Ladanyi & Snjezana Dogan
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 9, 2012

A genetic analysis of tumors suggests women are more susceptible than men to the most common form of lung cancer.

Pictured: Martin Weiser
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.

Pictured: Ping Chi
Q&A
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 2, 2012

Dr. Chi, a physician-scientist and member of the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, studies genetic and epigenetic changes that cause cancer.

Pictured: James Huang
Video
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.

Pictured: Nadeem Abu-Rustum
Video
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.

Pictured: Lisa DeAngelis
Honor
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, October 19, 2012

Dr. DeAngelis has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), considered one of the highest honors in the field of health and medicine.

Pictured: Patient James
Patient Story
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, October 15, 2012

James had advanced melanoma and dwindling treatment options when his doctors enrolled him in a clinical trial of an innovative immunotherapy developed at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Robin Roberts
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Thursday, October 11, 2012

Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts recently said good-bye to her inpatient treatment team at Memorial Sloan Kettering after undergoing a stem cell transplant to treat myelodysplastic syndrome.

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: Richard Barakat
Honor
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, October 1, 2012

Dr. Barakat will serve as president of two prestigious societies for gynecologic cancer, allowing him to influence how women with these cancers are cared for both in the United States and around the world.

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.

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