Pictured: Cancer cell lines
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, August 26, 2013

A recent study found that the cell lines most commonly used for research on ovarian cancer are not the most suitable.

Pictured: Barbara Raphael & Chioma Enweasor
Learning Curve
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Friday, August 23, 2013

Our summer fellowship program helps medical students learn to become physician-scientists. Read about one of our trainees who investigated an imaging tool for use in patients with a rare uterine cancer.

Pictured: Robert J. Motzer
In the Clinic
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, August 22, 2013

An international study led by Memorial Sloan Kettering found that pazopanib (Votrient®) controls cancer as effectively as sunitinib (Sutent®) while improving patients’ quality of life.

Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, August 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering uses a multidisciplinary approach to provide leading-edge care to women with cervical cancer.

Pictured: Vincent Laudone  & James Eastham
Perspective
By James Eastham, MD and Vincent Laudone, MD
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Active surveillance is the most appropriate management strategy for many men with prostate cancer, but often this option is never mentioned.

Pictured: Micropapillary Morphology
In the Lab
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, August 9, 2013

A Memorial Sloan Kettering study shows that an abnormal cell pattern found in the tumor tissue of some lung cancer patients may help to predict which tumors are more likely to recur after surgery.

Pictured: Luciano Martelotto, Catherine Cowell & Jorge Reis-Filho
Profile
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, August 5, 2013

Jorge Reis-Filho studies the genetic alterations that drive the malignant behavior of cells in rare types of breast cancer.

Pictured: Larry Norton
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs Larry Norton was interviewed on PBS NewsHour about a recent recommendation from a National Cancer Institute working group that proposed changing the definition of cancer.

Pictured: Peter Bach
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, July 30, 2013

A new online decision tool can help current or former smokers determine whether they would benefit from lung cancer screening.

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: 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: 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.

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