Pictured: Bridges Newsletter
Survivorship
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Monday, July 29, 2013

Bridges, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s newsletter written by and for cancer survivors, celebrates its fifth year of publication this summer.

Perspective
By Paul Sabbatini, MD, Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Clinical Research  |  Friday, July 26, 2013

The clinical trial remains our best tool to identify new therapies, but as with all tools, innovation is required if trials are to remain relevant.

Pictured: Andromachi Scaradavou
Ask the Expert
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, pediatric hematologist Andromachi Scaradavou discusses options for expectant parents who are considering banking a newborn’s cord blood.

Pictured: Virginia Klimek
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, July 22, 2013

Internist and medical oncologist Virginia Klimek discusses the importance of research, clinical trials, and patient education in finding new treatments for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

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: Philip Gutin
Cancer Guide
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, July 15, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Brain Tumor Center provides world-class care to people with low-grade glioma, a type of slow-growing brain tumor.

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.

Pictured: Cara Anselmo
Ask the Expert
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, July 3, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, Cara Anselmo, a registered dietitian nutritionist, discusses the importance of maintaining a healthy diet while undergoing breast cancer treatment.

Pictured: Pramod Sogani
Honor
By Media Staff  |  Monday, July 1, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering urologic surgeon Pramod Sogani has been inaugurated as President of the American Urological Association. In this Q&A he discusses his goals and his new role.

Pictured: Members of the class of 2013
Event
By Celia Gittelson  |  Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Thirty young men and women, patients or former patients of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Pediatrics, celebrated earning their high school or high school equivalency diplomas in 2013.

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: Carol Brown
Video
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, June 20, 2013

Watch Memorial Sloan Kettering gynecologic surgeon Carol Brown discuss the importance of the HPV vaccine.

In the Clinic
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, June 19, 2013

A Memorial Sloan Kettering study suggests that lymphedema of the arm, a swelling that can occur following breast cancer treatment, may be reduced by acupuncture.

Pictured: Low-dose chest CT scan
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, June 17, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering now offers low-dose CT screening for certain smokers at high risk for lung cancer.

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