Pictured: Peter Scardino
Q&A
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, March 12, 2012

Department of Surgery Chair Peter T. Scardino reflects on the expanding role of surgery at an institution devoted to caring for people with cancer.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Thursday, March 8, 2012

Findings from a multidisciplinary research team led by Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist and immunologist Jedd Wolchok could help shed light on the immune system’s role in fighting cancer.

Pictured: Mark Bilsky
Q&A
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The director of the Spine Tumor Center explains how this new, high-powered approach to radiation therapy has changed the way spine tumors are treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Robert Motzer
In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The recent FDA approval of axitinib provides a viable treatment option for patients who progress on or cannot tolerate the side effects of other approved drugs for the disease.

Pictured: Memorial Sloan Kettering logo
In the News
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, February 6, 2012

Two of the year’s top five cancer research advances cited by the American Society of Clinical Oncology were led by Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers & Howard Scher
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Friday, February 3, 2012

The success of an experimental prostate cancer treatment is an example of how academic research centers are playing a larger role in drug development, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Pictured: Marc Ladanyi & Laetitia Borsu
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have performed the first large-scale genetic analysis of several pediatric cancers, identifying mutations and potential targets for therapies to treat the cancers.

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.

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