In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Breast cancer experts criticize study suggesting mammograms don’t save lives.

Finding
By Media Staff  |  Monday, February 10, 2014

The new guidelines take aim at resolving questions over whether surgery to remove additional normal tissue is needed in breast cancer patients who’ve already had a lumpectomy.

Pictured: All Faith Chapel
Q&A
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, February 7, 2014

Chaplaincy provides spiritual care that addresses questions of identity, meaning, value, and worth that may or may not be expressed in religious terms.

Finding
By Jenifer Goodwin, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, February 6, 2014

Investigators have found a possible molecular explanation for why obese people with kidney cancer tend to fare better despite having a higher rate of diagnosis.

Pictured: Robert Downey
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Thoracic surgeon Robert Downey talks about the quality of the multidisciplinary care at Memorial Sloan Kettering and the experience of following patients for years after helping to cure them.

Pictured: Rich Barakat
In the News
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Monday, February 3, 2014

Richard Barakat, Deputy Physician-in-Chief for our Regional Care Network and Alliances, answers questions about the MSK Cancer Alliance, featured in a new advertising campaign.

Pictured: Steven M. Horwitz
Video
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, January 31, 2014

A recent web chat features medical oncologist Steven M. Horwitz discussing advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma.

Pictured: William Tap
Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, January 29, 2014

We offer unparalleled expertise in understanding and treating the more than 70 subtypes of soft tissue sarcoma identified to date.

Pictured: Stephen Solomon
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, January 27, 2014

Irreversible electroporation – a new, minimally invasive treatment that uses electric current to poke tiny holes in cell membranes – is showing promise against hard-to-treat tumors.

In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Obesity in patients with early-stage tongue cancer has been linked to a five-fold increase in the risk of death.

Pictured: Alice Ho
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, January 20, 2014

A new approach for treating breast cancer spreads radiation doses over a larger number of beams, providing more thorough coverage.

Ask the Expert
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, January 17, 2014

Pharmacist and herbalist Simon Yeung gives consumers tips on how to determine whether an herb or dietary supplement contains what’s indicated on the label.

Social Media
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Connections gives patients and caregivers an online meeting place where they can exchange advice, get support, and connect with the Memorial Sloan Kettering community.

Pictured: Mrinal Gounder
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, January 13, 2014

Medical oncologist Mrinal Gounder describes our sophisticated and multidisciplinary approach to care for patients with sarcomas of the soft tissue and bone.

Pictured: Nai-Kong Cheung & Jeremy D
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, January 9, 2014

Common genetic alterations in neuroblastoma tumors may help doctors predict the likelihood the cancer will spread to the brain.

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