Pictured: Sergio Giralt & Robin Roberts
Event
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 17, 2013

Robin Roberts celebrated with more than 200 fellow stem cell transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s annual Stem Cell Transplant Survivors Celebration.

Mouse glioblastoma tumor with phagocytic macrophages
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers say a drug that acts on noncancerous, tumor-infiltrating cells might provide a new treatment option for the most common and aggressive type of brain cancer.

Pictured: Lee Krug
Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, October 11, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is recognized worldwide for its treatment of pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma.

In the Community
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 10, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering leads a first-of-its-kind initiative to reduce cancer and cardiovascular health disparities among South Asian immigrants in the United States.

Breast cancer mosaic
Snapshot
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists are developing new imaging instrumentation that could enable pathologist and surgeons to collaborate more seamlessly and reduce the need for repeat surgeries.

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.

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