Pictured: Monica Morrow
Perspective
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Breast Surgical Service Chief Monica Morrow provides perspective on assessing the quality of surgical breast cancer treatment in an editorial in the February 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Pictured: Stephanie Luedke
Patient Story
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, January 30, 2012

While a diagnosis of cervical cancer once required a hysterectomy, a procedure called a radical trachelectomy eliminated Stephanie Luedke’s cancer and preserved her ability to bear a child.

Prediction Tool
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Our ovarian cancer nomogram is a personalized tool that can help you and your doctor make important treatment decisions after surgery.

Pictured: Michael Quinlan
Patient Story
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Thursday, January 19, 2012

When actor Michael Quinlan was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he came to Memorial Sloan Kettering to learn about treatment options from our multidisciplinary team of experts. After undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery, he remains cancer-free.

Pictured: Mark Bilsky, Eric Lis, Josh Yamada, and George Krol
Cancer Guide
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The Spine Tumor Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering provides state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services for more than 1,500 people with primary or metastatic spine tumors each year.

Pictured: Isabelle Rivière, Michel Sadelain & Renier Brentjens
Feature
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Years of innovative research, technology development, and facility expansion at Memorial Sloan Kettering have led to several new experimental treatments for people with cancer.

Pictured: Blood donation
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Thursday, December 22, 2011

After signing up for the National Bone Marrow Registry “Be The Match,” a Montclair man was recently called to donate peripheral blood stem cells for a sick child. He was inspired to join the registry after an anonymous donor saved the life of his own son, who had received a bone marrow transplant.

Philanthropy
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, December 21, 2011

As a tribute to Memorial Sloan Kettering Board member Josephine “Josie” Robertson, Memorial Sloan Kettering has joined with The Robertson Foundation to undertake two high-profile initiatives — the Josie Robertson Surgery Center and the Josie Robertson Investigators Program — made possible by a $50 million commitment from The Robertson Foundation.

Pictured: Nancy Lee
In the Clinic
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, December 19, 2011

People with cancer of the nasopharynx, an area behind the nose, may benefit from a new combination therapy, according to an international study led by Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Nancy Y. Lee.

In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, December 12, 2011

A Memorial Sloan Kettering study suggests that a new, experimental treatment could make bone marrow and stem cell transplantation safer and more effective.

Pictured: Breast tumor treated with paclitaxel
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, December 2, 2011

Recent findings by Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators suggest it might be possible to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy for breast cancer by combining the treatment with a new type of drug called a cathepsin inhibitor.

Pictured: David Solit
In the Lab
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan Kettering has identified a previously unknown mechanism of resistance to the newly approved melanoma drug vemurafenib.

In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Chief of Thoracic Oncology Mark Kris offers his perspective on a promising new tactic for treating lung and other cancers in this story from CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley. The strategy tailors cancer treatment to each individual patient.

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