By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor and Irene Jarchum, PhD
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
In the largest study of genes and smoking performed in a minority population to date, researchers have discovered a gene variant that increases a person’s risk of smoking.
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.
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Thursday, June 21, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators hope their new web tool will improve the accessibility of large-scale genome-sequencing information for cancer researchers everywhere, and accelerate research and therapeutic discovery.
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Monday, June 18, 2012
Rhonda D’Agostino cares for people with life-threatening complications due to cancer or its treatment – and helped pioneer a new ICU model that trains nurse practitioners and physician assistants to deliver the highest standard of care.
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 | Wednesday, June 13, 2012
A May 11 ceremony recognized doctoral and honorary degree recipients and featured National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus as the keynote speaker.
In the News
By Media Staff | Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The magazine’s 15th annual issue recognizes more cancer physicians from Memorial Sloan Kettering than any other hospital.
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, June 5, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering and IBM have agreed to collaborate on the development of a powerful tool built upon IBM Watson to provide medical professionals with improved access to comprehensive cancer data and practices.
In the Clinic
By Media Staff | Monday, June 4, 2012
A new study confirms that female childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation to the chest have a high risk of developing breast cancer at a young age – a risk that is comparable to that of women who have mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Friday, June 1, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s prostate cancer team — including Howard I. Scher, Chief of the Genitourinary Oncology Service — disagrees with new PSA screening recommendations released by government task force.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Structural Biology Program Chair Nikola P. Pavletich and immunologist Alexander Y. Rudensky have received one of the highest honors given to scientists working in the United States.
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 Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor | Monday, May 21, 2012
In an interview, Dr. Bach talks about research showing that CT screening may prevent one in five cancer deaths for people at a very high risk of developing lung cancer.
In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor | Monday, May 21, 2012
Results of an international study indicate that the investigational drug tivozanib is more effective and better tolerated than a currently approved therapy in delaying cancer growth.