Pictured: BCG
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, February 1, 2013

Researchers have shed light on how an important treatment for early-stage bladder cancer enters cancer cells to eradicate them.

Pictured: Mammogram
Q&A
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A New York State law that went into effect this month requires radiologists to inform women if they have dense breasts. Dr. Lee answers questions about the concept of breast density and what women should know.

Pictured: Kenneth Yu
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, January 29, 2013

New research suggests that analyzing genetic changes found in the bloodstream may help doctors predict which chemotherapy regimens will work for some patients.

Pictured: Mark Bilsky
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.

Pictured: Snehal Patel
Video
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.

Pictured: Lisa Sclafani
Video
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.

Pictured: Bernard Bochner
Video
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.

Pictured: Prasad Adusumilli
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, January 3, 2013

A team from Memorial Sloan Kettering has found that the makeup of immune cells in a lung tumor and in tissue surrounding a tumor can predict whether the cancer will recur after surgery.

Pictured: Richard Barakat
Video
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.

Pictured: X-ray Image
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Scientists have identified genes and biological mechanisms that one day could be targeted with drugs to stop kidney cancer from spreading to the bone, brain, or other organs.

Pictured: Steven Wang
Q&A
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, December 17, 2012

By mid-December 2012, sunscreen products on store shelves in the United States must meet stricter labeling regulations. Dr. Wang answers key questions on this topic.

Pictured: Paul Chapman
Finding
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, December 7, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts add to their knowledge of vemurafenib, a drug recently approved by the FDA to treat some patients with metastatic melanoma.

Pictured: Clifford Hudis
Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, December 5, 2012

New, potentially practice-changing research sheds light on the long-term benefits of estrogen-blocking tamoxifen therapy in women with early-stage breast cancer whose disease is estrogen-receptor positive.

Pictured: Michael Zelefsky
In the Clinic
By Andrea Peirce, BA and Media Staff
Friday, November 30, 2012

Study signals hope for maintaining sexual function in men undergoing radiation treatment for prostate cancer.

Pictured: Carol Brown
Video
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.

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