Pictured: Joao Xavier and Eric Pamer
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, July 19, 2012

New studies investigate how the use of antibiotics affects the balance of both harmful and beneficial bacteria in patients undergoing stem cell transplantation.

Pictured: U.S. News & World Report
Honor
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.

Pictured: Isabelle Rivière and Michel Sadelain
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.

Pictured: Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgeons
Feature
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.

Pictured: David Abramson
Video
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.

Pictured: Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum
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.

Pictured: Joan Massagué
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.

Pictured: Harrie Bakst and Duane Bailey-Castro
Event
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.

Pictured: Farid Boulad
Profile
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.

Pictured: Memorial Sloan Kettering
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.

Website
Pictured: Helena Furberg
Finding
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.

Pictured: Monica Morrow
Video
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.

Pictured: Douglas Levine and Petar Jelinic
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.

Pictured: Rhonda D’Agostino
Feature
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.

Pictured: Manjit Bains
Video
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.

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