Q & A
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, August 20, 2014

In this follow-up Q&A, diagnostic radiologist Carol Lee addresses readers’ questions on dense breast tissue and clarifies what breast density could mean for you.

Pictured: Zana Correa
Survivorship
By Jenifer Goodwin, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, August 14, 2014

The end of cancer treatment is a time of transition. For many patients, survivorship care plans ease the move into post-treatment life.

pictured: David Jones
Q&A
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Wednesday, August 13, 2014

David Jones, Chief of the Thoracic Surgery Service, talks about what makes MSK thoracic surgeons special and where he believes the future of treatment for cancers of the lung and esophagus is headed.

In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, August 11, 2014

Experimental pathologist Jorge Reis-Filho explains how tumor DNA obtained from the blood could lead to noninvasive — yet highly sensitive — ways of detecting and monitoring cancer in the body.

Pictured: Marc Ladanyi
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, August 6, 2014

A newly discovered gene mutation appears to be the driving force behind a particularly aggressive form of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer of the skeletal muscle.

Q&A
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, August 4, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering investigator Ann Zauber answers questions about the risks and benefits of colon cancer screening in the elderly.

Pictured: Richard O’Reilly
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, July 31, 2014

A study shows that treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) with stem cell transplantation is very effective, especially if done early.

Pictured: Jatin Shah and Michael Douglas
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, July 29, 2014

View highlights from the opening ceremony of the Fifth World Congress of the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies, which included opening remarks from Bill Clinton and a keynote speech from Michael Douglas.

Pictured: Anna Skripnik & Kathryn Ciccollini
Feature
By Jennifer Bassett, MA, Senior Managing Editor & Content Strategist  |  Friday, July 25, 2014

Today, we spotlight our dermatology nurses. Learn more about them.

Pictured: Robotic surgery
In the Clinic
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, July 24, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found that the use of surgical robots does not lead to better outcomes in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer, bringing into question the added costs of the tools.

Q&A
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, July 21, 2014

In this Q&A and video, medical oncologist Mark Dickson discusses his approach to treating sarcoma and melanoma and how he develops individual treatment plans for each patient.

Pictured: Gabriela Chiosis
Finding
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Thursday, July 17, 2014

A small molecule discovered at MSK called PU-H71 blocks the growth of cancer cells and enables doctors to image tumors.

Slideshow
By Jennifer Bassett, MA, Senior Managing Editor & Content Strategist  |  Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering celebrates 130 years of tremendous progress in our quest to eradicate cancer.

Pictured: MSK employees
Honor
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering has ranked as a “best hospital” for cancer care for the past 25 years, according to U.S. News & World Report, and appears at number one on the 2014–15 list.

Cancer Care
Pictured: William Tap
Q&A
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, July 14, 2014

In this Q&A, medical oncologist William Tap describes Memorial Sloan Kettering’s expertise in providing cutting-edge treatment for people with different types of soft tissue sarcoma.

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