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: 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: Jamie Ostroff
On Our Website
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, May 30, 2014

Become one of the thousands of people that Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Tobacco Treatment Program has helped to quit.

Pictured: Mark Kris
Finding
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 21, 2014

A new study has found that driver mutations can be found in about two-thirds of lung adenocarcinomas, suggesting options for treatment with targeted therapies.

Cancer Guide
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, April 17, 2014

Molecular analysis of lung tumors can help guide treatment decisions. Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of only a handful of centers nationwide to offer this personalized approach to care.

Pictured: Robert Downey
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Thoracic surgeon Robert Downey talks about the quality of the multidisciplinary care at Memorial Sloan Kettering and the experience of following patients for years after helping to cure them.

Pictured: Low-dose CT scans
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, December 26, 2013

The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual report on top clinical cancer advances of the year once again features several studies led by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers.

Pictured: Isabelle Rivière, Michel Sadelain & Renier Brentjens
In the News
By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA  |  Friday, December 6, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s partnership in a pioneering effort to speed the development of cancer immunotherapies drew national headlines.

Pictured: Nabil Rizk
Q&A
By Nabil Rizk, MD, Thoracic Surgeon  |  Friday, November 22, 2013

Thoracic surgeon Nabil Rizk answers questions about lung cancer that friends of Memorial Sloan Kettering asked on our Facebook page.

Pictured: Jamie S. Ostroff
Ask the Expert
By Helen Garey, MPH, Freelance Writer  |  Thursday, November 21, 2013

Tobacco cessation expert Jamie Ostroff says there are many good reasons to quit smoking after you have been diagnosed with cancer.

Pictured: Pierce McManus
Patient Story
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, October 31, 2013

His decision to go to Memorial Sloan Kettering taught marathon runner Pierce McManus about the power of a second opinion.

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: 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.

Pictured: Micropapillary Morphology
In the Lab
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, August 9, 2013

A Memorial Sloan Kettering study shows that an abnormal cell pattern found in the tumor tissue of some lung cancer patients may help to predict which tumors are more likely to recur after surgery.

Pictured: Peter Bach
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, July 30, 2013

A new online decision tool can help current or former smokers determine whether they would benefit from lung cancer screening.

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