By Media Staff | Tuesday, July 17, 2012
For the 23rd year in a row, Memorial Sloan Kettering is ranked as one of the best hospitals for cancer care nationally according to U.S. News & World Report, appearing at No. 2 on the 2012-13 list.
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor | Monday, July 16, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s trial to evaluate a new therapy for patients with beta-thalassemia is the first to receive FDA approval to treat this disease with genetically engineered cells.
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.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Thursday, July 12, 2012
At Memorial Sloan Kettering, an experienced team of physicians, nurses, and support staff care for children with the rare eye cancer retinoblastoma and their families.
In the O.R.
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor | Monday, July 9, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons have pioneered a technique that may improve quality of life for women with early-stage gynecologic cancers.
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor | Friday, July 6, 2012
A team of investigators from Memorial Sloan Kettering has shown for the first time that tumor growth, metastasis, and chemotherapy resistance are connected to the same molecular changes inside breast cancer cells.
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor | Thursday, July 5, 2012
More than 2,000 patients and their guests, caregivers, and healthcare providers attended Memorial Sloan Kettering’s cancer survivorship celebrations last month.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, July 2, 2012
Pediatric Day Hospital Medical Director Farid Boulad explains that “we’re trying to excel at caring for the entire child, physically and emotionally.”
On Our Website
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Thursday, June 28, 2012
Today Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Public Affairs launched a new blog that offers the latest information, resources, and perspectives about the field of cancer.
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor and Irene Jarchum, PhD
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
In the largest study of genes and smoking performed in a minority population to date, researchers have discovered a gene variant that increases a person’s risk of smoking.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, June 25, 2012
Dr. Morrow, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Breast Surgical Service, discusses how our patients with breast cancer are cared for by a true team of experts in every aspect of treatment and recovery.
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Thursday, June 21, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators hope their new web tool will improve the accessibility of large-scale genome-sequencing information for cancer researchers everywhere, and accelerate research and therapeutic discovery.
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Monday, June 18, 2012
Rhonda D’Agostino cares for people with life-threatening complications due to cancer or its treatment – and helped pioneer a new ICU model that trains nurse practitioners and physician assistants to deliver the highest standard of care.
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 | Wednesday, June 13, 2012
A May 11 ceremony recognized doctoral and honorary degree recipients and featured National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus as the keynote speaker.