Pictured: Douglas Levine
Finding
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Researchers have identified a genetic mutation that appears to cause a rare but very aggressive type of ovarian cancer in young women.

Pictured: Kenneth Offit, Alexandra Heerdt, Emily Glogowski & Max Gomez
Video
By Helen Garey, MPH, Freelance Writer  |  Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Cancer genetics experts say the discovery of the BRCA gene mutations has transformed the way doctors prevent and treat hereditary cancers.

Pictured: Oliver Zivanovic, Garrett Nash & Dennis Chi
In the Clinic
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 15, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts are leading investigations of a procedure called hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, also known as HIPEC.

Pictured: Joanne Frankel Kelvin, Nadeem  Abu-Rustum & Larissa Temple
Video
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, September 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts discuss the impact that cancer and its treatment can have on female fertility, and options for building a family after treatment ends.

Pictured: Denis Chi
Ask the Expert
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 5, 2013

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, gynecologic surgeon Dennis Chi discusses why screening for ovarian cancer is not as widespread as it is for certain other cancers.

Pictured: Cancer cell lines
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, August 26, 2013

A recent study found that the cell lines most commonly used for research on ovarian cancer are not the most suitable.

Q&A
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, June 14, 2013

Therapies are often available for women dealing with sexual and vaginal health concerns related to cancer and its treatment.

Charles Sawyers, Kenneth Offit, and Larry Norton
Honor
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Charles Sawyers, Larry Norton, and Kenneth Offit are being honored with special awards at the annual meeting of the world’s leading professional organization for cancer physicians and researchers.

Pictured: Megan Harlan Fleischut & Kenneth Offit
Q&A
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, May 16, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering Clinical Genetics Service Chief Kenneth Offit discusses ways for women to clearly assess their risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

Pictured: Yukio Sonoda
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Dr. Sonoda, who performs minimally invasive procedures when possible, discusses how patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering have the benefit of an entire team of physicians having input into their care.

Pictured: Dennis Chi & Richard Barakat
Q&A
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Gynecology Service Chief Richard Barakat comments on a recent study indicating that women treated by more-experienced physicians receive the most-appropriate care for this aggressive form of cancer.

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: Richard Barakat
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Friday, December 28, 2012

Dr. Barakat explains the latest surgical techniques for improving outcomes and quality of life in women with cervical, ovarian, and other gynecologic cancers.

Pictured: Carol Brown
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Gynecologic cancer surgeon Dr. Brown discusses how doctors and nurses collaborate to care for patients, from diagnosis through lifelong follow-up.

Pictured: Nadeem Abu-Rustum
Video
By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, October 22, 2012

Dr. Abu-Rustum, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Gynecology Service, discusses how the gynecologic cancer care team treats each woman with an individualized approach.

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