Pictured: Cancer cell on blood vessel
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, February 27, 2014

Researchers have gained new understanding of how tumors metastasize by studying the behavior of exceptional breast and lung cancer cells that are capable of entering the brain and surviving there.

Pictured: Sergio Giralt
Honor
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s leadership in blood and marrow stem cell transplantation is on full display at the 2014 BMT Tandem Meeting.

Pictured: William Jarnagin
Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Thanks to recent treatment advances, many people diagnosed with liver cancer today can expect to survive the disease. But experience counts.

Pictured: Abraham Wu
Ask the Expert
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, February 24, 2014

CyberKnife is a brand name for one of several available devices that deliver intense doses of radiation with very high accuracy.

Pictured: Renier Brentjens, Isabelle Rivière & Michel Sadelain
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, February 20, 2014

A new study evaluating a cell-based immune therapy to treat an aggressive type of leukemia — the largest study of its kind to date — reports that 88 percent of patients responded to the treatment.

Pictured: Diane Reidy
Feature
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Cycle for Survival, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s nationwide indoor team cycling event, helps support research into rare cancers. Three researchers discuss how these funds benefit their research.

Pictured: Vivian Tabar
Profile
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Monday, February 17, 2014

Viviane Tabar performs complex surgeries for patients with brain tumors and, outside the operating room, focuses on the relationship between stem cells and brain cancers.

Q&A
By Media Staff  |  Friday, February 14, 2014

Breast cancer surgeon Monica Morrow discusses how surgery for breast cancer is evolving in the modern era of more-effective drug therapy.

In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Breast cancer experts criticize study suggesting mammograms don’t save lives.

Finding
By Media Staff  |  Monday, February 10, 2014

The new guidelines take aim at resolving questions over whether surgery to remove additional normal tissue is needed in breast cancer patients who’ve already had a lumpectomy.

Pictured: All Faith Chapel
Q&A
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, February 7, 2014

Chaplaincy provides spiritual care that addresses questions of identity, meaning, value, and worth that may or may not be expressed in religious terms.

Finding
By Jenifer Goodwin, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, February 6, 2014

Investigators have found a possible molecular explanation for why obese people with kidney cancer tend to fare better despite having a higher rate of diagnosis.

Pictured: Robert Downey
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Thoracic surgeon Robert Downey talks about the quality of the multidisciplinary care at Memorial Sloan Kettering and the experience of following patients for years after helping to cure them.

Pictured: Rich Barakat
In the News
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Monday, February 3, 2014

Richard Barakat, Deputy Physician-in-Chief for our Regional Care Network and Alliances, answers questions about the MSK Cancer Alliance, featured in a new advertising campaign.

Pictured: Steven M. Horwitz
Video
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, January 31, 2014

A recent web chat features medical oncologist Steven M. Horwitz discussing advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma.

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