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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Wednesday, October 10, 2012
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Lee discusses mammography, breast MRI, and breast ultrasound.
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.