Pictured: Kathleen Foley
Honor
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Neurologist Kathleen Foley has received the American Cancer Society’s highest honor for her work in the field of palliative care for cancer patients.

Pictured:  Timothy Chan
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, May 24, 2013

Investigators have sequenced the genome of adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare and deadly head and neck cancer. The work sets the stage for the sequencing of additional rare cancers at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Charles Sawyers, Kenneth Offit, and Larry Norton
Honor
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Charles Sawyers, Larry Norton, and Kenneth Offit are being honored with special awards at the annual meeting of the world’s leading professional organization for cancer physicians and researchers.

Pictured: Paul Russo
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Monday, May 20, 2013

A study has found that the majority of kidney cancer patients with small tumors have their entire kidney removed, which can increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular complications.

Pictured: Steven Wang
Ask the Expert
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 15, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, dermatologist Steven Wang discusses how to choose the most effective sunscreen.

Pictured: Melanocytes
Snapshot
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have developed innovative ways to study some skin diseases, including melanoma skin cancer.

Honor
By Media Staff  |  Monday, May 13, 2013

Six nursing staff members were honored at this year’s Samuel and May Rudin Awards ceremony held during National Nurses Week on Wednesday, May 8.

Pictured: Robert Motzer & Suzanne Gornell
Video
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Our experts have participated in or led the development of five of the seven drugs approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for patients with advanced kidney cancer since 2005.

Pictured: Viviane Tabar
Video
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, May 6, 2013

For some patients with brain tumors involving regions of the brain related to speech or movement, surgery is performed while the patient is awake, which can improve the procedure’s safety and effectiveness.

Pictured: Health & Wellness Seminar Speakers
Event
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Friday, May 3, 2013

More than 100 people participated in a community-based cancer health and wellness seminar sponsored by the Office of Diversity Programs as part of National Minority Cancer Awareness Month.

Pictured: Douglas Levine
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 1, 2013

An analysis of endometrial cancers reveals genetic information that should improve diagnosis and guide treatments for women with an aggressive form of the disease.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Research suggests that a new drug could be effective in patients with prostate cancer who develop resistance to the targeted therapy enzalutamide.

Pictured: Liang Deng
Profile
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, April 26, 2013

Physician-scientist Liang Deng cares for patients with melanoma and other skin cancers, and also conducts innovative research on poxviruses.

Pictured: Guido Dalbagni
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Dr. Dalbagni – who cares for patients with bladder cancer, kidney cancer, penile cancer, and sarcomas – explains treatments offered at Memorial Sloan Kettering, which can help patients maintain their quality of life.

Pictured: Gary Schwartz & Mark Dickson
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, April 22, 2013

Two clinical trials of targeted therapies led by Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators show promising results against different types of sarcoma.

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