Q&A
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, June 14, 2013

Therapies are often available for women dealing with sexual and vaginal health concerns related to cancer and its treatment.

Pictured: Paul Meyers & Patient
Honor
By Celia Gittelson  |  Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is ranked as one of the best hospitals for pediatric cancer care nationally according to U.S. News & World Report.

Pictured: Robin Roberts & Sergio Giralt
Honor
By Media Staff  |  Friday, June 7, 2013

Sergio Giralt, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service, has been recognized for his achievements in the field of bone marrow transplantation with an award presented by GMA’s Robin Roberts.

Pictured: Clifford Hudis
Honor
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Clifford Hudis begins his term as President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok & Richard Carvajal
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Monday, June 3, 2013

Two Memorial Sloan Kettering studies that hold promise for the treatment of advanced uveal (eye) melanoma and advanced skin melanoma are making headlines at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Pictured: Nabil Rizk
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, May 31, 2013

Dr. Rizk discusses how the team of experts expedites treatment for patients, and uses minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat thoracic cancers when possible.

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.

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