Pictured: Carol Brown
Video
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, June 20, 2013

Watch Memorial Sloan Kettering gynecologic surgeon Carol Brown discuss the importance of the HPV vaccine.

In the Clinic
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, June 19, 2013

A Memorial Sloan Kettering study suggests that lymphedema of the arm, a swelling that can occur following breast cancer treatment, may be reduced by acupuncture.

Pictured: Low-dose chest CT scan
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, June 17, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering now offers low-dose CT screening for certain smokers at high risk for lung cancer.

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: Alma Fuentes & Allison Mushalko
Event
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Thursday, June 6, 2013

The 60th annual Memorial Sloan Kettering Patient Art Show drew enthusiastic crowds to view and purchase works by patients and former patients.

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: Three-dimensional structure of the protein mTOR
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, May 30, 2013

In an eagerly awaited study, Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers report on the molecular structure of mTOR, a protein commonly mutated in cancer.

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.

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