Pictured: George Plitas
Perspective
By George Plitas, MD  |  Friday, March 14, 2014

The correct identification and naming of a tumor’s type is increasingly important in the era of personalized medicine, and tumors that exhibit features of more than one type can complicate that process.

Vincent Laudone
Perspective
By Vincent Laudone, MD, Co-Director for Robotic Surgery  |  Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Our conversation about active surveillance of prostate cancer continues. Let’s take a closer look at our protocols for selecting and monitoring patients.

 Pictured: Cancer cell on blood vessel
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, February 27, 2014

Researchers have gained new understanding of how tumors metastasize by studying the behavior of exceptional breast and lung cancer cells that are capable of entering the brain and surviving there.

Pictured: Renier Brentjens, Isabelle Rivière & Michel Sadelain
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, February 20, 2014

A new study evaluating a cell-based immune therapy to treat an aggressive type of leukemia — the largest study of its kind to date — reports that 88 percent of patients responded to the treatment.

Pictured: Diane Reidy
Feature
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Cycle for Survival, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s nationwide indoor team cycling event, helps support research into rare cancers. Three researchers discuss how these funds benefit their research.

Pictured: Vivian Tabar
Profile
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, February 17, 2014

Viviane Tabar performs complex surgeries for patients with brain tumors and, outside the operating room, focuses on the relationship between stem cells and brain cancers.

Q&A
By Media Staff  |  Friday, February 14, 2014

Breast cancer surgeon Monica Morrow discusses how surgery for breast cancer is evolving in the modern era of more-effective drug therapy.

In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Breast cancer experts criticize study suggesting mammograms don’t save lives.

Finding
By Media Staff  |  Monday, February 10, 2014

The new guidelines take aim at resolving questions over whether surgery to remove additional normal tissue is needed in breast cancer patients who’ve already had a lumpectomy.

Finding
By Jenifer Goodwin, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, February 6, 2014

Investigators have found a possible molecular explanation for why obese people with kidney cancer tend to fare better despite having a higher rate of diagnosis.

Pictured: Robert Downey
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Thoracic surgeon Robert Downey talks about the quality of the multidisciplinary care at Memorial Sloan Kettering and the experience of following patients for years after helping to cure them.

Pictured: Steven M. Horwitz
Video
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, January 31, 2014

A recent web chat features medical oncologist Steven M. Horwitz discussing advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma.

Pictured: William Tap
Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, January 29, 2014

We offer unparalleled expertise in understanding and treating the more than 70 subtypes of soft tissue sarcoma identified to date.

In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Obesity in patients with early-stage tongue cancer has been linked to a five-fold increase in the risk of death.

Pictured: Alice Ho
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, January 20, 2014

A new approach for treating breast cancer spreads radiation doses over a larger number of beams, providing more thorough coverage.

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