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.
In the Clinic
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Monday, April 30, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found that people in the late stages of cancer might benefit from meaning-centered psychotherapy, a treatment aimed at helping people sustain a sense of meaning and purpose.
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.
In the News
By Media Staff | Friday, April 20, 2012
In an article describing the history and promise of immunotherapy for cancer treatment, the magazine highlights the groundbreaking work of James Allison, Chair of the Sloan Kettering Institute’s Immunology Program, and medical oncologist and immunologist Jedd Wolchok.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Explore our newly updated guide to testicular cancer care to learn about how our specialists work as a team to diagnose and treat men with this type of 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.
In the Community
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Friday, April 13, 2012
For the 12th consecutive year, Stop & Shop customers have an opportunity to support Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Pediatrics.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Thursday, April 12, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s redesigned website has been nominated for Best Health Website for the 16th Annual Webby Awards. We were selected among the best from nearly 10,000 entries.
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Wednesday, April 11, 2012
As a child, Michael Kharas knew that he wanted to “be making the drugs doctors use to cure people.” Today he investigates molecular processes that stem cells and tumor cells have in common – in the hopes of uncovering insights for treatments for cancer and other diseases.
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.”
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Friday, April 6, 2012
A recent study holds promise for the development of a new type of drug to alleviate immune deficiency caused by cancer treatment, radiation injury, or certain diseases.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Michael was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia at age 16. After receiving treatment in the Department of Pediatrics he is a cancer survivor and college student, looking forward to “taking the artistic field by force.”