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.

Pictured: James Fagin
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Thursday, February 14, 2013

Researchers have found that the investigational drug selumetinib shuts down the signaling of genetic mutations that prevent some patients’ thyroid cancer tumors from absorbing radioiodine, the most effective treatment for the disease.

Pictured: Dennis Chi
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Dr. Chi, Deputy Chief of the Gynecology Service, talks about the way Memorial Sloan Kettering’s research and state-of-the-art care help women with ovarian, cervical, and uterine cancers.

Pictured: Neurons
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, February 11, 2013

Researchers have clarified the process by which developing nerve cells are directed to specialize into distinct parts.

Pictured: Mark Kris
Perspective
By Mark Kris, MD, Chief, Thoracic Oncology Service  |  Friday, February 8, 2013

Medical oncologist Mark Kris discusses how cancer experts are working to train IBM Watson to help assist medical professionals.

Pictured: Bhuvanesh Singh
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Dr. Singh discusses the treatment team’s desire to cure patients and help them return to their everyday lives.

Pictured: CancerSmart Lecture
Video
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, February 5, 2013

In a recent discussion as part of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s CancerSmart lecture series, bladder cancer experts spoke about symptoms, risk factors, and the latest treatment options available.

Pictured: BCG
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, February 1, 2013

Researchers have shed light on how an important treatment for early-stage bladder cancer enters cancer cells to eradicate them.

Pictured: Mammogram
Q&A
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A New York State law that went into effect this month requires radiologists to inform women if they have dense breasts. Dr. Lee answers questions about the concept of breast density and what women should know.

Pictured: Kenneth Yu
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, January 29, 2013

New research suggests that analyzing genetic changes found in the bloodstream may help doctors predict which chemotherapy regimens will work for some patients.

Pictured: Mark Bilsky
In the O.R.
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, January 25, 2013

Our doctors have shown that tumors compressing the spinal cord can be controlled using less-invasive surgery combined with a precise, intense form of radiation therapy.

Pictured: Snehal Patel
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, January 23, 2013

When Dr. Patel meets with patients and their families, he walks them step-by-step through the treatment plan and ensures that they receive the most-effective surgery, when that is the best approach for the patient.

Survivorship
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, January 18, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts offer strategies for dealing with concerns about cancer treatments, procedures, and scans.

Pictured: Lisa Sclafani
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By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Dr. Sclafani, who practices at Memorial Sloan Kettering Commack, wants newly diagnosed patients to leave her office with hope and with a plan of action for treating the cancer.

Pictured: Bernard Bochner
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By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, January 11, 2013

Dr. Bochner – who specializes in treating people with prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers – discusses the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to delivering high-quality care.

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