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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor | Thursday, January 3, 2013
A team from Memorial Sloan-Kettering has found that the makeup of immune cells in a lung tumor and in tissue surrounding a tumor can predict whether the cancer will recur after surgery.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Friday, December 28, 2012
Dr. Barakat explains the latest surgical techniques for improving outcomes and quality of life in women with cervical, ovarian, and other gynecologic cancers.
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Scientists have identified genes and biological mechanisms that one day could be targeted with drugs to stop kidney cancer from spreading to the bone, brain, or other organs.
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor | Monday, December 17, 2012
By mid-December 2012, sunscreen products on store shelves in the United States must meet stricter labeling regulations. Dr. Wang answers key questions on this topic.