Ask the Expert
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, April 23, 2015

Learn about multigene panel testing and some of its potential pros and cons from one of our experts.

MSK Physician-in-Chief José Baselga
Announcement
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, April 21, 2015

MSK physician-scientists reported hopeful news from several clinical studies at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

Cancer genomics researcher Timothy Chan
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, April 16, 2015

According to an MSK study, a powerful immunotherapy drug for lung cancer works better in people whose tumors carry a lot of mutations caused by tobacco smoke.

A patient lies on an exam table while doctors in scrubs prepare to perform a colonoscopy.
Prevention
By Marijke Vroomen Durning  |  Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Having a regular screening colonoscopy is your best defense against colon and rectal cancer.

MSK investigators Joan Massagué and Anna Obenauf
In the Lab
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, April 9, 2015

A new study led by MSK investigators reveals how some cancer cells become resistant to targeted treatment and suggests what might be done to stop that from happening.

A doctor speaks with his patient in an exam room.
Learning Curve
By Mona Iskander  |  Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Comskil program helps doctors improve their communication skills — and their relationships with their patients.

Feature
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Learn about five hot science areas that are changing the way we understand and treat cancer.

CAR T cell immunotherapy
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Cell therapies that use patients’ own immune cells to attack cancer are a promising and rapidly growing area of research.

Three Days in the Life of Memorial Sloan Kettering
Event
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Monday, March 30, 2015

While you’re watching the three-part Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, here’s an idea of what we’re doing to care for our patients.

Cancer Care
Pictured: Teresa Gilewski and filmmaker Barak Goodman
Event
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Thursday, March 26, 2015

MSK employees previewed the upcoming documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, which features several of our scientists and their research.

Megan Harlan Fleischut and Kenneth Offit
Q & A
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Women can use the results of genetic tests to make informed decisions about ovary removal to reduce cancer risk.

Exceptional responders of new drugs in clinical trials.
Decoder
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, March 24, 2015

When a clinical trial of a new drug fails because most patients don’t respond, progress can still be made by analyzing the tumors of the rare patients who benefit.

Pictured: Two doctors look at a computer screen showing a 3-D image of a patient.
In the Clinic
By Rosie Foster, MA  |  Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Allan Halpern (left) and Michael Marchetti review images assembled into a 3-D digital model of a patient.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, March 12, 2015

Physician-scientist Charles Sawyers played a pivotal role in the development of Gleevec, one of the first successful targeted drugs for cancer.

Pictured: Chau Dang
Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Meeting with your oncologist for the first time? Suzanne Carmody, Director of MSK’s Physician Referral Service, shares tips for getting the most from that appointment.

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