Pictured: Charles L. Sawyers, William Polkinghorn & Simon Powell
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, December 12, 2013

Laboratory studies have revealed an explanation for why androgen-deprivation therapy makes radiation therapy more effective in the treatment of high-risk prostate cancer.

Pictured: Charles Sklar
Q&A
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Wednesday, December 11, 2013

In this Q&A, pediatric endocrinologist Charles Sklar discusses Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Long-Term Follow-Up Program, which manages the health of pediatric cancer survivors.

Pictured: Ross Levine
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, December 9, 2013

A new diagnostic test co-developed by Memorial Sloan Kettering identifies hundreds of genetic alterations in blood cancers, which will guide physicians in treatment decisions.

Pictured: Isabelle Rivière, Michel Sadelain & Renier Brentjens
In the News
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Friday, December 6, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s partnership in a pioneering effort to speed the development of cancer immunotherapies drew national headlines.

Pictured: Aisha Hasan
Slide Show
By Media Staff  |  Monday, December 2, 2013

The grant, which Dr. Hasan will use to develop novel immune therapies for two childhood cancers, was presented at Memorial Sloan Kettering and involved a special activity for pediatric patients.

Pictured: Vivian Strong
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, November 29, 2013

Dr. Strong, a minimally invasive surgery specialist, talks about walking her patients through the steps of the treatment process to ease any concerns before a procedure.

Pictured: William Jarnagin
Video
By Susanna French  |  Wednesday, November 27, 2013

On the occasion of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, watch a video of our experts discussing the latest in pancreatic cancer treatment.

Pictured: Azeez Farooki
Ask the Expert
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering endocrinologist Azeez Farooki discusses the risk factors associated with diabetes and why cancer treatment may be more complicated for those who are diabetic.

Cancer Care
Pictured: Nabil Rizk
Q&A
By Nabil Rizk, MD, Thoracic Surgeon  |  Friday, November 22, 2013

Thoracic surgeon Nabil Rizk answers questions about lung cancer that friends of Memorial Sloan Kettering asked on our Facebook page.

Pictured: Jamie S. Ostroff
Ask the Expert
By Helen Garey, MPH, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, November 21, 2013

Tobacco cessation expert Jamie Ostroff says there are many good reasons to quit smoking after you have been diagnosed with cancer.

Pictured: Ellen Yorke and Karyn Goodman
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is exploring a precise form of high-dose radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer that could shorten treatment time and potentially be more effective.

Pictured: Oliver Zivanovic, Garrett Nash & Dennis Chi
In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 15, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts are leading investigations of a procedure called hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, also known as HIPEC.

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.

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