By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Friday, June 15, 2012
Dr. Bains talks about how he and other internationally recognized cancer experts work together to treat patients and help them return to their everyday activities.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Thursday, June 7, 2012
Dr. Allen talks about the specialized team of cancer experts at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and the long-term relationships he maintains with his patients.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Dr. Pusic, a plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction, talks about advances in reconstructive surgery techniques and in measuring quality of life for patients after surgery.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Monday, May 14, 2012
Dr. Coleman, who specializes in treating prostate and kidney cancers, talks about how minimally invasive surgical techniques reduce recovery time and pain, as well as improve quality of life for patients.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Monday, May 7, 2012
Dr. Jarnagin – a surgeon who treats patients with disorders of the pancreas, liver, and bile ducts – discusses the specialized expertise of surgeons at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, a high-volume center.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Thursday, May 3, 2012
Dr. Rusch, Chief of the Thoracic Service, discusses the multidisciplinary care plan that is developed for each patient by a specialized team of physicians at Memorial Sloan-Kettering.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Friday, April 27, 2012
Dr. Van Zee discusses the personalized care delivered by a multidisciplinary team of breast cancer experts at Memorial Sloan-Kettering.
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor | Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Researchers have demonstrated a technique that enables specific and accurate labeling of brain tumor tissue in mice. If proven effective in patients, the method could make complete surgical removal of brain tumors more feasible.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Monday, April 23, 2012
Patty grew up playing in the sun at the beach, so when she developed a growth under her eye she knew it could be skin cancer. Experts at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Basking Ridge diagnosed her with basal cell carcinoma and performed a highly specialized surgery to remove the cancer.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Monday, April 16, 2012
James Eastham, Chief of Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s Urology Service, talks about how our prostate cancer experts collaborate to maximize the likelihood of curing the cancer and limiting the side effects of treatment.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Monday, April 9, 2012
A routine blood test led to a diagnosis of bone cancer for Bruce, an otherwise healthy 43-year-old writer. Surgeons at Memorial Sloan-Kettering removed his cancer and saved his leg, giving him the chance to resume his career as “the writer who walks.”
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Thursday, April 5, 2012
Yuman Fong, Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s Vice Chair of Technology Development and a surgeon who treats patients with liver, bile duct, gallbladder, and pancreas diseases, talks about surgical advances that improve outcomes for patients.
In the O.R.
By Esther Napolitano, BS and Allyson Collins, MS
Friday, March 16, 2012
Memorial Sloan-Kettering is the first and only hospital in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to offer a new, more patient-friendly approach for doctors to precisely pinpoint and remove small breast cancers.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Monday, March 12, 2012
Department of Surgery Chair Peter T. Scardino reflects on the expanding role of surgery at an institution devoted to caring for people with cancer.
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Breast Surgical Service Chief Monica Morrow provides perspective on assessing the quality of surgical breast cancer treatment in an editorial in the February 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.