Pictured: Ian Ganly
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Dr. Ganly explains that experts in all disciplines – including medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgery – work together as a team to deliver treatments offering the best results possible for patients.

Pictured: Robert J. Motzer
In the Clinic
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, August 22, 2013

An international study led by Memorial Sloan Kettering found that pazopanib (Votrient®) controls cancer as effectively as sunitinib (Sutent®) while improving patients’ quality of life.

Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, August 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering uses a multidisciplinary approach to provide leading-edge care to women with cervical cancer.

Pictured: Vincent Laudone  & James Eastham
Perspective
By James Eastham, MD and Vincent Laudone, MD
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Active surveillance is the most appropriate management strategy for many men with prostate cancer, but often this option is never mentioned.

Pictured: Micropapillary Morphology
In the Lab
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, August 9, 2013

A Memorial Sloan Kettering study shows that an abnormal cell pattern found in the tumor tissue of some lung cancer patients may help to predict which tumors are more likely to recur after surgery.

Pictured: Clostridium difficile
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Information about the microbiome, the genes of all the microorganisms that naturally inhabit the human body, is leading to new approaches for treating infections in cancer patients.

Perspective
By Paul Sabbatini, MD, Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Clinical Research  |  Friday, July 26, 2013

The clinical trial remains our best tool to identify new therapies, but as with all tools, innovation is required if trials are to remain relevant.

Pictured: Andromachi Scaradavou
Ask the Expert
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, pediatric hematologist Andromachi Scaradavou discusses options for expectant parents who are considering banking a newborn’s cord blood.

Pictured: Martin Tallman
Honor
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of the nation’s top two hospitals for cancer care for the 24th year in a row and is also recognized for excellence in a range of medical specialties.

Pictured: Scott Armstrong, Michael Kuehn, Haijhua Chu, Monica Cusan & Andrei Kritsov
Profile
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, July 12, 2013

Scott Armstrong specializes in the treatment of leukemia in children. His research focuses on the disease in children and adults.

Pictured: Mark Kris
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Medical oncologist Mark G. Kris and one of his patients were interviewed for a CBS This Morning segment that describes how a Memorial Sloan Kettering team trains the supercomputer IBM Watson to help doctors identify the best cancer management options for individual patients.

Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, June 24, 2013

Our Pituitary Tumor Center provides comprehensive, world-class care to people with noncancerous tumors of the pituitary gland.

Pictured: Robin Roberts & Sergio Giralt
Honor
By Media Staff  |  Friday, June 7, 2013

Sergio Giralt, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service, has been recognized for his achievements in the field of bone marrow transplantation with an award presented by GMA’s Robin Roberts.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok & Richard Carvajal
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Monday, June 3, 2013

Two Memorial Sloan Kettering studies that hold promise for the treatment of advanced uveal (eye) melanoma and advanced skin melanoma are making headlines at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Pictured: Nabil Rizk
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, May 31, 2013

Dr. Rizk discusses how the team of experts expedites treatment for patients, and uses minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat thoracic cancers when possible.

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