Pictured: Michael Zelefsky
In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering offers patients with prostate cancer a comprehensive package of the most advanced radiation therapy approaches that enable more-personalized and effective care.

Pictured: Leonard Saltz & Peter Bach
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts question the high cost of cancer drugs in a New York Magazine cover story.

Cancer Care
Pictured: Mark Robson
Q&A
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, October 21, 2013

As genome sequencing of tumors becomes more routine, it increases the odds that additional disease-related mutations may be discovered by accident, a development that raises profound issues.

Pictured: Sergio Giralt & Robin Roberts
Event
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 17, 2013

Robin Roberts celebrated with more than 200 fellow stem cell transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s annual Stem Cell Transplant Survivors Celebration.

Mouse glioblastoma tumor with phagocytic macrophages
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers say a drug that acts on noncancerous, tumor-infiltrating cells might provide a new treatment option for the most common and aggressive type of brain cancer.

Pictured: Lee Krug
Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, October 11, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is recognized worldwide for its treatment of pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma.

In the Community
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 10, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering leads a first-of-its-kind initiative to reduce cancer and cardiovascular health disparities among South Asian immigrants in the United States.

Breast cancer mosaic
Snapshot
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists are developing new imaging instrumentation that could enable pathologist and surgeons to collaborate more seamlessly and reduce the need for repeat surgeries.

Perspective
By Media Staff  |  Thursday, October 3, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts comment on the latest findings by the Institute of Medicine about the quality, coordination, and cost of cancer care.

Pictured: David Jones & Charles Rudin
Announcement
By Celia Gittelson  |  Monday, September 30, 2013

Thoracic surgeon David Jones and medical oncologist Charles Rudin, internationally recognized leaders in their fields, to head the Thoracic Surgical Service and the Thoracic Oncology Service, respectively.

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.

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