Pictured: Ron Kraemer
Patient Story
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, March 22, 2013

To treat his soft tissue sarcoma, 50-year-old Ron Kraemer chose Memorial Sloan Kettering for care and support that could keep him playing music and working as a personal fitness trainer.

Pictured: Isabelle Rivière, Michel Sadelain & Renier Brentjens
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have used genetically modified immune cells to eradicate cancer in five patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Pictured: Stephen Chung
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, March 18, 2013

Medical oncologist Dr. Chung specializes in working with patients who have leukemia and bone marrow failure syndromes, from diagnosis through treatment and general medical care.

Pictured: Peter Scardino
Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, March 14, 2013

Dr. Scardino discusses strategies for how physicians and patients can make the best use of PSA testing and prostate cancer treatment.

Pictured: ESK1 Monoclonal Antibody
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Scientists from Memorial Sloan Kettering have collaborated on the discovery of a unique monoclonal antibody, called ESK1, that appears to be effective at targeting and destroying several types of cancer cells.

Pictured: Dennis Chi & Richard Barakat
Q&A
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Gynecology Service Chief Richard Barakat comments on a recent study indicating that women treated by more-experienced physicians receive the most-appropriate care for this aggressive form of cancer.

Pictured: John Mulhall
Q&A
By Media Staff  |  Friday, March 8, 2013

Dr. Mulhall, director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program, explains common concerns about male sexual health and offers advice for men and their partners.

Pictured: Raul Parra
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Dr. Parra, who practices at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge, treats prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers with the goal of extending the lives of patients, and giving them the best possible quality of life.

Pictured: Massage Therapy
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, March 4, 2013

Peripheral neuropathy — a nerve disorder that can cause weakness, numbness, tingling, and pain — is a common chemotherapy side effect. Treatments are available to help improve your quality of life.

Pictured: Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research Seminar
Video
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, March 1, 2013

At the seventh annual seminar for high school students and teachers, investigators discuss how cutting-edge biomedical research may ultimately contribute to better treatments for cancer patients.

Pictured: Martin Tallman
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Chief of the Leukemia Service Dr. Tallman discusses how experts collaborate to deliver the most-promising therapies, and how he cares for patients as if they were members of his own family.

Pictured: David Finley & Maria Teresa Ruiz Tsukazan
Feature
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, February 25, 2013

Our doctors introduce and apply advanced technologies in minimal-access surgery to benefit patients.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers
Honor
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Charles Sawyers, Chair of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, is a recipient of the inaugural $3 million prize for groundbreaking achievements in scientific research.

Pictured: Robin Roberts & Tonya Samuel
In the News
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Co-host Robin Roberts gives thanks to her Memorial Sloan Kettering treatment team during her first day returning to the show after receiving a stem cell transplant.

Pictured: Joseph Deasy
Profile
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Dr. Deasy, Chair of the Department of Medical Physics and an expert in radiation therapy, talks about using physics to contribute to the fight against cancer.

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