In the O.R.
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor | Monday, July 9, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons have pioneered a technique that may improve quality of life for women with early-stage gynecologic cancers.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, June 25, 2012
Dr. Morrow, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Breast Surgical Service, discusses how our patients with breast cancer are cared for by a true team of experts in every aspect of treatment and recovery.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Friday, June 15, 2012
Dr. Bains talks about how he and other internationally recognized cancer experts work together to treat patients and help them return to their everyday activities.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Thursday, June 7, 2012
Dr. Allen talks about the specialized team of cancer experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering and the long-term relationships he maintains with his patients.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Dr. Pusic, a plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction, talks about advances in reconstructive surgery techniques and in measuring quality of life for patients after surgery.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, May 14, 2012
Dr. Coleman, who specializes in treating prostate and kidney cancers, talks about how minimally invasive surgical techniques reduce recovery time and pain, as well as improve quality of life for patients.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, May 7, 2012
Dr. Jarnagin – a surgeon who treats patients with disorders of the pancreas, liver, and bile ducts – discusses the specialized expertise of surgeons at Memorial Sloan Kettering, a high-volume center.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Thursday, May 3, 2012
Dr. Rusch, Chief of the Thoracic Service, discusses the multidisciplinary care plan that is developed for each patient by a specialized team of physicians at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Friday, April 27, 2012
Dr. Van Zee discusses the personalized care delivered by a multidisciplinary team of breast cancer experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor | Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Researchers have demonstrated a technique that enables specific and accurate labeling of brain tumor tissue in mice. If proven effective in patients, the method could make complete surgical removal of brain tumors more feasible.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, April 23, 2012
Patty grew up playing in the sun at the beach, so when she developed a growth under her eye she knew it could be skin cancer. Experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge diagnosed her with basal cell carcinoma and performed a highly specialized surgery to remove the cancer.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, April 16, 2012
James Eastham, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Urology Service, talks about how our prostate cancer experts collaborate to maximize the likelihood of curing the cancer and limiting the side effects of treatment.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, April 9, 2012
A routine blood test led to a diagnosis of bone cancer for Bruce, an otherwise healthy 43-year-old writer. Surgeons at Memorial Sloan Kettering removed his cancer and saved his leg, giving him the chance to resume his career as “the writer who walks.”
In the O.R.
By Esther Napolitano, BS and Allyson Collins, MS
Friday, March 16, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering is the first and only hospital in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to offer a new, more patient-friendly approach for doctors to precisely pinpoint and remove small breast cancers.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, March 12, 2012
Department of Surgery Chair Peter T. Scardino reflects on the expanding role of surgery at an institution devoted to caring for people with cancer.