Pictured: Leonard Saltz & Peter Bach
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Monday, October 6, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering physicians Leonard Saltz and Peter Bach led a discussion about the unsustainable rise in the cost of cancer drugs on CBS’s 60 Minutes.

Cancer Care
Pictured: Robin Roberts & Tonya Samuel
SUPPORT
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Friday, October 3, 2014

For people undergoing bone marrow or stem cell transplants, being isolated from friends, family, and everyday life can make recovery more difficult.

Pictured: Scott Lowe
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In taking a new approach to finding treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma, MSK scientists have uncovered a potential drug target for this highly aggressive cancer.

Support
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 29, 2014

With quick action and the help of the right medicine at the right time, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting can often be prevented, says MSK Nurse Leader Corey Russell.

Event
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 25, 2014

Transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering gave support to bone marrow donation efforts with their own “walk” inside the hospital.

Pictured: Paul Sabbatini
Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Medical oncologist Paul Sabbatini sheds light on how phase I clinical trials are conducted at Memorial Sloan Kettering and how to determine whether patients may be eligible for one.

Pictured: Monmouth Center
Announcement
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 22, 2014

MSK’s new outpatient facility in the Jersey Shore area will enable more people to access outstanding cancer care closer to home.

MSK and Hartford leadership holding certificate
Announcement
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Thursday, September 18, 2014

The certification comes after a year in which hundreds of experts worked together to assess standards of care at Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute.

Pictured: Experimental Brain Tumor
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 18, 2014

Researchers have engineered a gene into therapeutic cells that allows them to turn off tumor growth if some of the cells become cancerous.

Pictured: David Abramson
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 15, 2014

Retinoblastoma expert David Abramson discusses how treatments and survival rates have greatly improved for this rare pediatric eye cancer.

Pictured: Nematode Worm Embryo
Snapshot
By Jennifer Bell, PhD  |  Thursday, September 11, 2014

Stunning movies captured in the lab of computational biologist Zhirong Bao reveal how cells divide, grow, and move around, as in a carefully choreographed dance, during the development of a nematode worm embryo.

Pictured: James Eastham
Q&A
By Jennifer Bassett, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Prostate cancer expert James Eastham talks about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new outpatient treatment center that will soon open in West Harrison, New York, where he will be practicing.

In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 4, 2014

Researchers have created tiny structures called organoids from patients’ prostate tumors. These organoids will allow the study of tumors in greater detail and enable correlation of genetic mutations with drug response.

In the Clinic
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Thursday, September 4, 2014

Researchers have found that in a subset of women, consumption of soy could boost the expression of genes linked to breast cancer.

Pictured: Paul Hamlin
In the Clinic
By Paul Hamlin, MD, Clinical Director, Lymphoma Outpatient Unit  |  Tuesday, September 2, 2014

With innovative advances in technology and “smart rooms” responsive to individual patients, our Clinic of the Future is a thing of the present.

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