Pictured: David Jones & Charles Rudin
Announcement
By Celia Gittelson  |  Monday, September 30, 2013

Thoracic surgeon David Jones and medical oncologist Charles Rudin, internationally recognized leaders in their fields, to head the Thoracic Surgical Service and the Thoracic Oncology Service, respectively.

Pictured: James Fagin
Philanthropy
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, September 27, 2013

This year The Society of MSKCC’s Annual Appeal aims to raise funds to support thyroid cancer research.

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.

Pictured: Joanne Frankel Kelvin, Nadeem  Abu-Rustum & Larissa Temple
Video
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts discuss the impact that cancer and its treatment can have on female fertility, and options for building a family after treatment ends.

Cancer Guide
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, September 13, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering specialists provide outstanding care for multiple myeloma and related plasma cell diseases.

Pictured: Lawrence Dauer
In the O.R.
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering clinicians report on a successful first year of using a new procedure to pinpoint and remove small breast cancers.

Pictured: Denis Chi
Ask the Expert
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 5, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, gynecologic surgeon Dennis Chi discusses why screening for ovarian cancer is not as widespread as it is for certain other cancers.

Pictured: Mark Kris, Andreas Rimner, Nabil Pierre Rizk & Max Gomez
Video
By Helen Garey, MPH, Freelance Writer  |  Tuesday, September 3, 2013

In a recent CancerSmart talk focused on lung cancer, three Memorial Sloan Kettering experts described advances in diagnosis and treatment.

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: Cancer cell lines
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, August 26, 2013

A recent study found that the cell lines most commonly used for research on ovarian cancer are not the most suitable.

Pictured: Barbara Raphael & Chioma Enweasor
Learning Curve
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Friday, August 23, 2013

Our summer fellowship program helps medical students learn to become physician-scientists. Read about one of our trainees who investigated an imaging tool for use in patients with a rare uterine cancer.

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.

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