Pictured: Farid Boulad
Cancer Guide
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Thursday, November 14, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering specialists provide state-of-the-art care for a range of pediatric blood disorders.

Pictured: Mammogram
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Good Morning America reporter Amy Robach was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 after receiving her first mammogram. For Memorial Sloan Kettering experts, the message behind this story bears repeating: Mammograms save lives.

In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The study of some victims exposed to ionizing radiation from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident is yielding new information about how radiation-induced thyroid cancer develops.

Pictured: Sarat Chandarlapaty
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 8, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found genetic mutations that cause some breast cancers to develop resistance to hormone therapy.

Pictured: Pierce McManus
Patient Story
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 31, 2013

His decision to go to Memorial Sloan Kettering taught marathon runner Pierce McManus about the power of a second opinion.

Pictured: Anas Younes, Chief, Lymphoma Service
Profile
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Medical oncologist Anas Younes leads an ambitious effort to find disease biomarkers that could predict which lymphoma patients will benefit from new targeted therapies.

Pictured: Michael Zelefsky
In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering offers patients with prostate cancer a comprehensive package of the most advanced radiation therapy approaches that enable more-personalized and effective care.

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.

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