Pictured: Martin Tallman
Honor
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of the nation’s top two hospitals for cancer care for the 24th year in a row and is also recognized for excellence in a range of medical specialties.

Pictured: Scott Armstrong, Michael Kuehn, Haijhua Chu, Monica Cusan & Andrei Kritsov
Profile
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, July 12, 2013

Scott Armstrong specializes in the treatment of leukemia in children. His research focuses on the disease in children and adults.

Pictured: Mark Kris
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Medical oncologist Mark G. Kris and one of his patients were interviewed for a CBS This Morning segment that describes how a Memorial Sloan Kettering team trains the supercomputer IBM Watson to help doctors identify the best cancer management options for individual patients.

Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, June 24, 2013

Our Pituitary Tumor Center provides comprehensive, world-class care to people with noncancerous tumors of the pituitary gland.

Pictured: Robin Roberts & Sergio Giralt
Honor
By Media Staff  |  Friday, June 7, 2013

Sergio Giralt, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service, has been recognized for his achievements in the field of bone marrow transplantation with an award presented by GMA’s Robin Roberts.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok & Richard Carvajal
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Monday, June 3, 2013

Two Memorial Sloan Kettering studies that hold promise for the treatment of advanced uveal (eye) melanoma and advanced skin melanoma are making headlines at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Pictured: Nabil Rizk
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, May 31, 2013

Dr. Rizk discusses how the team of experts expedites treatment for patients, and uses minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat thoracic cancers when possible.

Pictured:  Timothy Chan
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, May 24, 2013

Investigators have sequenced the genome of adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare and deadly head and neck cancer. The work sets the stage for the sequencing of additional rare cancers at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Charles Sawyers, Kenneth Offit, and Larry Norton
Honor
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Charles Sawyers, Larry Norton, and Kenneth Offit are being honored with special awards at the annual meeting of the world’s leading professional organization for cancer physicians and researchers.

Pictured: Paul Russo
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Monday, May 20, 2013

A study has found that the majority of kidney cancer patients with small tumors have their entire kidney removed, which can increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular complications.

Pictured: Robert Motzer & Suzanne Gornell
Video
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Our experts have participated in or led the development of five of the seven drugs approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for patients with advanced kidney cancer since 2005.

Pictured: Viviane Tabar
Video
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, May 6, 2013

For some patients with brain tumors involving regions of the brain related to speech or movement, surgery is performed while the patient is awake, which can improve the procedure’s safety and effectiveness.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Research suggests that a new drug could be effective in patients with prostate cancer who develop resistance to the targeted therapy enzalutamide.

Pictured: Liang Deng
Profile
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, April 26, 2013

Physician-scientist Liang Deng cares for patients with melanoma and other skin cancers, and also conducts innovative research on poxviruses.

Pictured: Guido Dalbagni
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Dr. Dalbagni – who cares for patients with bladder cancer, kidney cancer, penile cancer, and sarcomas – explains treatments offered at Memorial Sloan Kettering, which can help patients maintain their quality of life.

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