Pictured: James Fagin
Philanthropy
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, September 27, 2013

This year The Society of MSKCC’s Annual Appeal aims to raise funds to support thyroid cancer research.

Pictured: Paul Meyers
Feature
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Thursday, September 26, 2013

On the occasion of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, pediatric oncologist Paul A. Meyers talks about the evolution of pediatric cancer research and treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: Daniel Thorek & Jan Grimm
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A new imaging approach being investigated by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers could provide better information about a tumor’s molecular activity, allowing for a more accurate diagnosis.

Pictured: Vincent Laudone and James Eastham
Perspective
By James Eastham, MD and Vincent Laudone, MD
Friday, September 20, 2013

An earlier post about active surveillance as a management strategy for prostate cancer generated an engaged and meaningful discussion on this blog, especially about the risks of “doing nothing.” Here we take a closer look at the concept of risk.

Announcement
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Hartford Healthcare system in Connecticut has been selected as the first MSK Cancer Alliance member, established to enhance delivery of care, improve patient outcomes, and advance research.

Pictured: Joanne Frankel Kelvin, Nadeem  Abu-Rustum & Larissa Temple
Video
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts discuss the impact that cancer and its treatment can have on female fertility, and options for building a family after treatment ends.

Cancer Guide
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, September 13, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering specialists provide outstanding care for multiple myeloma and related plasma cell diseases.

Pictured: Lawrence Dauer
In the O.R.
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering clinicians report on a successful first year of using a new procedure to pinpoint and remove small breast cancers.

Pictured: Kenneth Offit
In the Lab
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer  |  Monday, September 9, 2013

Researchers have found the first evidence that susceptibility to developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia during childhood may be heritable.

Pictured: Denis Chi
Ask the Expert
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 5, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, gynecologic surgeon Dennis Chi discusses why screening for ovarian cancer is not as widespread as it is for certain other cancers.

Pictured: Mark Kris, Andreas Rimner, Nabil Pierre Rizk & Max Gomez
Video
By Helen Garey, MPH, Freelance Writer  |  Tuesday, September 3, 2013

In a recent CancerSmart talk focused on lung cancer, three Memorial Sloan Kettering experts described advances in diagnosis and treatment.

Slide Show
By Media Staff  |  Friday, August 30, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Patient Recreation Pavilion offers a healing environment where patients and their loved ones come to discover or rediscover the things that bring them enjoyment.

Pictured: Ian Ganly
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Dr. Ganly explains that experts in all disciplines – including medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgery – work together as a team to deliver treatments offering the best results possible for patients.

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.

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