Pictured: T cells
In the News
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, December 23, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have played a major role in cancer immunotherapy research, named “Breakthrough of the Year” by Science magazine.

Pictured: Charles L. Sawyers, William Polkinghorn & Simon Powell
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, December 12, 2013

Laboratory studies have revealed an explanation for why androgen-deprivation therapy makes radiation therapy more effective in the treatment of high-risk prostate cancer.

Pictured: Ross Levine
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, December 9, 2013

A new diagnostic test co-developed by Memorial Sloan Kettering identifies hundreds of genetic alterations in blood cancers, which will guide physicians in treatment decisions.

Pictured: Isabelle Rivière, Michel Sadelain & Renier Brentjens
In the News
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Friday, December 6, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s partnership in a pioneering effort to speed the development of cancer immunotherapies drew national headlines.

Pictured: Aisha Hasan
Slide Show
By Media Staff  |  Monday, December 2, 2013

The grant, which Dr. Hasan will use to develop novel immune therapies for two childhood cancers, was presented at Memorial Sloan Kettering and involved a special activity for pediatric patients.

Pictured: Vivian Strong
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, November 29, 2013

Dr. Strong, a minimally invasive surgery specialist, talks about walking her patients through the steps of the treatment process to ease any concerns before a procedure.

Pictured: William Jarnagin
Video
By Susanna French  |  Wednesday, November 27, 2013

On the occasion of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, watch a video of our experts discussing the latest in pancreatic cancer treatment.

Pictured: Ellen Yorke and Karyn Goodman
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is exploring a precise form of high-dose radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer that could shorten treatment time and potentially be more effective.

Pictured: Oliver Zivanovic, Garrett Nash & Dennis Chi
In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 15, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts are leading investigations of a procedure called hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, also known as HIPEC.

Pictured: Farid Boulad
Cancer Guide
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Thursday, November 14, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering specialists provide state-of-the-art care for a range of pediatric blood disorders.

Pictured: Sarat Chandarlapaty
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 8, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found genetic mutations that cause some breast cancers to develop resistance to hormone therapy.

Pictured: Michael Zelefsky
In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering offers patients with prostate cancer a comprehensive package of the most advanced radiation therapy approaches that enable more-personalized and effective care.

Pictured: Sergio Giralt & Robin Roberts
Event
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 17, 2013

Robin Roberts celebrated with more than 200 fellow stem cell transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s annual Stem Cell Transplant Survivors Celebration.

Pictured: Lee Krug
Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, October 11, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is recognized worldwide for its treatment of pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma.

Pictured: Vincent Laudone and James Eastham
Perspective
By James Eastham, MD and Vincent Laudone, MD
Friday, September 20, 2013

An earlier post about active surveillance as a management strategy for prostate cancer generated an engaged and meaningful discussion on this blog, especially about the risks of “doing nothing.” Here we take a closer look at the concept of risk.

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