Pictured: Charles Sawyers
Honor
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Charles Sawyers, Chair of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, is a recipient of the inaugural $3 million prize for groundbreaking achievements in scientific research.

Pictured: Robin Roberts & Tonya Samuel
In the News
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Co-host Robin Roberts gives thanks to her Memorial Sloan Kettering treatment team during her first day returning to the show after receiving a stem cell transplant.

Pictured: James Fagin
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Thursday, February 14, 2013

Researchers have found that the investigational drug selumetinib shuts down the signaling of genetic mutations that prevent some patients’ thyroid cancer tumors from absorbing radioiodine, the most effective treatment for the disease.

Pictured: Dennis Chi
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Dr. Chi, Deputy Chief of the Gynecology Service, talks about the way Memorial Sloan Kettering’s research and state-of-the-art care help women with ovarian, cervical, and uterine cancers.

Pictured: Mark Kris
Perspective
By Mark Kris, MD, Chief, Thoracic Oncology Service  |  Friday, February 8, 2013

Medical oncologist Mark Kris discusses how cancer experts are working to train IBM Watson to help assist medical professionals.

Pictured: Bhuvanesh Singh
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Dr. Singh discusses the treatment team’s desire to cure patients and help them return to their everyday lives.

Pictured: CancerSmart Lecture
Video
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, February 5, 2013

In a recent discussion as part of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s CancerSmart lecture series, bladder cancer experts spoke about symptoms, risk factors, and the latest treatment options available.

Pictured: BCG
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, February 1, 2013

Researchers have shed light on how an important treatment for early-stage bladder cancer enters cancer cells to eradicate them.

Pictured: Mammogram
Q&A
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A New York State law that went into effect this month requires radiologists to inform women if they have dense breasts. Dr. Lee answers questions about the concept of breast density and what women should know.

Pictured: Kenneth Yu
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, January 29, 2013

New research suggests that analyzing genetic changes found in the bloodstream may help doctors predict which chemotherapy regimens will work for some patients.

Pictured: Mark Bilsky
In the O.R.
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, January 25, 2013

Our doctors have shown that tumors compressing the spinal cord can be controlled using less-invasive surgery combined with a precise, intense form of radiation therapy.

Pictured: Snehal Patel
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, January 23, 2013

When Dr. Patel meets with patients and their families, he walks them step-by-step through the treatment plan and ensures that they receive the most-effective surgery, when that is the best approach for the patient.

Pictured: Lisa Sclafani
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Dr. Sclafani, who practices at Memorial Sloan Kettering Commack, wants newly diagnosed patients to leave her office with hope and with a plan of action for treating the cancer.

Pictured: Bernard Bochner
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, January 11, 2013

Dr. Bochner – who specializes in treating people with prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers – discusses the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to delivering high-quality care.

Pictured: Prasad Adusumilli
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, January 3, 2013

A team from Memorial Sloan Kettering has found that the makeup of immune cells in a lung tumor and in tissue surrounding a tumor can predict whether the cancer will recur after surgery.

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