In the News
By Jennifer Bassett, MA, Senior Managing Editor & Content Strategist  |  Friday, April 11, 2014

IBM’s Watson won Jeopardy!, but what if its power could be used for the greater good to help make better cancer care choices?

Pictured: Alice Ho
Q & A
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, April 3, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering Radiation Safety Officer Jean St. Germain answers common questions about the safety of adults undergoing radiation treatment for cancer.

Pictured: Jan Grimm
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, March 10, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers are investigating the use of tiny particles that behave like sponges to take in drugs and deliver them to tumors.

Pictured: Abraham Wu
Ask the Expert
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, February 24, 2014

CyberKnife is a brand name for one of several available devices that deliver intense doses of radiation with very high accuracy.

Breast cancer mosaic
Snapshot
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists are developing new imaging instrumentation that could enable pathologist and surgeons to collaborate more seamlessly and reduce the need for repeat surgeries.

Pictured: Daniel Thorek & Jan Grimm
In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A new imaging approach being investigated by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers could provide better information about a tumor’s molecular activity, allowing for a more accurate diagnosis.

Pictured: Lawrence Dauer
In the O.R.
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering clinicians report on a successful first year of using a new procedure to pinpoint and remove small breast cancers.

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.

Pictured: Mark Kris
In the News
By Media Staff  |  Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Medical oncologist Mark G. Kris and one of his patients were interviewed for a CBS This Morning segment that describes how a Memorial Sloan Kettering team trains the supercomputer IBM Watson to help doctors identify the best cancer management options for individual patients.

Pictured: Low-dose chest CT scan
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Monday, June 17, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering now offers low-dose CT screening for certain smokers at high risk for lung cancer.

Pictured: Joseph Deasy
Profile
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Dr. Deasy, Chair of the Department of Medical Physics and an expert in radiation therapy, talks about using physics to contribute to the fight against cancer.

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: PET Scan
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, November 15, 2012

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering are developing a new strategy for PET imaging of tumors that could result in new tools to detect and monitor prostate cancer.

Pictured: Peter Bach
Q&A
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, May 21, 2012

In an interview, Dr. Bach talks about research showing that CT screening may prevent one in five cancer deaths for people at a very high risk of developing lung cancer.

Pictured: Moritz Kircher
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Researchers have demonstrated a technique that enables specific and accurate labeling of brain tumor tissue in mice. If proven effective in patients, the method could make complete surgical removal of brain tumors more feasible.

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