RISE Program Clinical Director Debra Mangino discusses next steps with a patient.
In the Clinic
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, October 31, 2014

The team of experts in our RISE Program tailor each woman’s surveillance plan based on the latest findings in breast cancer risk, prevention, and treatment.

David Kanarek, 1996.
Giving
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Thursday, October 30, 2014

The death of one courageous young man and the vision and generosity of his parents are making a difference for pediatric cancer patients at the end of life, as well as for their families.

Pictured: Jorge Reis-Filho and Britta Weigelt
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Genetic alterations linked to a rare salivary cancer could also shed light on more common malignancies.

Pictured: Kathryn Ciccolini
Support
By Kathryn Ciccolini, RN, BSN, OCN, Clinical Nurse  |  Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Navigating insurance requirements and filling and paying for prescription medications can be a challenge for patients. These tips can ensure your next trip to the pharmacy is a smooth one.

Cancer Care
SUPPORT
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 23, 2014

MSK medical oncologist and acupuncturist Ting Bao discusses the symptoms that arise during breast cancer treatment and how integrative medicine may help relieve them.

Pictured: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, October 21, 2014

MSK researchers discover that the body senses and attacks harmful bacteria indirectly after the pathogens cause stress within the cells.

Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, October 20, 2014

Medical oncologist Paul Sabbatini demystifies common misconceptions surrounding clinical trials.

Giving
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 16, 2014

For family and friends looking to contribute in any way they can, giving blood on behalf of a particular patient can be a great help.

DNA wrapped around histones
Decoder
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Physician-scientist Omar Abdel-Wahab explains epigenetics, a growing field based on the study of genetic changes that are not part of the DNA code, and how it relates to cancer.

Three friends
Support
By Valerie Banner, BA, Writer  |  Monday, October 13, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering social workers Meredith Cammarata and Liz Blackler give advice to anyone who wants to offer support to someone they know with cancer.

Pictured: Ping Chi
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 9, 2014

Genetic analysis reveals biomarkers and possible drug targets for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.

Pictured: MSK West Harrison
Announcement
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, October 6, 2014

MSK’s newest facility, in West Harrison, offers residents of Westchester and Fairfield Counties and the Hudson Valley convenient access to top MSK specialists and unparalleled cancer care.

Pictured: Leonard Saltz & Peter Bach
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Monday, October 6, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering physicians Leonard Saltz and Peter Bach led a discussion about the unsustainable rise in the cost of cancer drugs on CBS’s 60 Minutes.

Cancer Care
Pictured: Robin Roberts & Tonya Samuel
SUPPORT
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Friday, October 3, 2014

For people undergoing bone marrow or stem cell transplants, being isolated from friends, family, and everyday life can make recovery more difficult.

Pictured: Scott Lowe
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In taking a new approach to finding treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma, MSK scientists have uncovered a potential drug target for this highly aggressive cancer.

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