Pictured: Breast tumor treated with paclitaxel
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, December 2, 2011

Recent findings by Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators suggest it might be possible to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy for breast cancer by combining the treatment with a new type of drug called a cathepsin inhibitor.

In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Chief of Thoracic Oncology Mark Kris offers his perspective on a promising new tactic for treating lung and other cancers in this story from CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley. The strategy tailors cancer treatment to each individual patient.

Pictured: Monica Morrow
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, November 21, 2011

Research published in the November 19 issue of The Lancet finds that MRI use for breast cancer screening in women at high risk for the disease – due to family history or a genetic mutation – detects more cancers than screening mammography.

Pictured: Evelyn Lauder
In Memoriam
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, November 14, 2011

Memorial Sloan Kettering mourns the loss of Evelyn H. Lauder, who was a tireless cancer research advocate and a member of our Board of Overseers.

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