Event
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 25, 2014

Transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering gave support to bone marrow donation efforts with their own “walk” inside the hospital.

Pictured: James Eastham
Q&A
By Jennifer Bassett, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Prostate cancer expert James Eastham talks about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new outpatient treatment center that will soon open in West Harrison, New York, where he will be practicing.

In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 4, 2014

Researchers have created tiny structures called organoids from patients’ prostate tumors. These organoids will allow the study of tumors in greater detail and enable correlation of genetic mutations with drug response.

In the Clinic
By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor  |  Thursday, September 4, 2014

Researchers have found that in a subset of women, consumption of soy could boost the expression of genes linked to breast cancer.

Thoracic surgeon Bernard Park.
Ask the Expert
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, August 28, 2014

Less trauma and faster recovery are among the reasons that thoracic surgeon Bernard Park says people should consider robotic surgery for removing a cancer in the chest.

Pictured: Michael Stubblefeld
Q&A
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Monday, August 25, 2014

Nearly half of all women experience pain or physical limitations after breast cancer surgery. MSK physiatrist Michael Stubblefield answers questions about this condition, known as postmastectomy reconstruction syndrome.

Pictured: Karen Brown & Ghassan Abou-Alfa
Video
By Jenifer Goodwin, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, August 21, 2014

Watch our liver cancer experts discuss the latest in screening, diagnosis, treatment, and research.

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: 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.

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: 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, Writer/Editor  |  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.

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