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.
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.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Gynecologic cancer surgeon Dr. Brown discusses how doctors and nurses collaborate to care for patients, from diagnosis through lifelong follow-up.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, November 12, 2012
Dr. Shah, Chief of the Head and Neck Service, discusses how Memorial Sloan Kettering’s world-renowned head and neck surgeons partner with patients to select the most appropriate treatment plan.
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor | Thursday, November 8, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s colorectal cancer team has developed online prediction tools that assess disease risk following surgery, enabling patients and physicians to make better treatment decisions.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Dr. Huang discusses how minimally invasive, video-assisted, and robotic surgical techniques improve the treatment of patients with lung, esophageal, and thyroid cancers.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, October 22, 2012
Dr. Abu-Rustum, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Gynecology Service, discusses how the gynecologic cancer care team treats each woman with an individualized approach.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Dr. D’Angelica – who treats patients with liver, pancreatic, and bile duct cancers – discusses the expertise of Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons, who routinely perform complex procedures.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Dr. King talks about her research investigating why certain women develop breast cancer and about the long-term relationships she maintains with her patients.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Dr. Mehrara talks about the expertise of Memorial Sloan Kettering plastic surgeons and how patients with breast cancer and head and neck cancer benefit from recent advances in reconstructive surgery.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Watch urologic surgeon Karim Touijer discuss our comprehensive approach to cancer care and recent advances in minimally invasive surgery.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Friday, July 13, 2012
Earlier this year, a surgical team from Memorial Sloan Kettering participated in an example of international collaboration at its finest: an educational outreach mission to Costa Rica.