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: 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.

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.

Pictured: Serge Lyashchenko
In the Clinic
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, June 27, 2014

The launch of a 20-ton instrument and a facility for producing radioactive imaging molecules will allow our doctors and scientists to monitor cancers in unparalleled detail.

Pictured: Stephen Solomon
Profile
By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Interventional Radiology Service Chief Stephen Solomon leads a team of physicians who use image guidance to perform minimally invasive procedures for cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Pictured: Michelle Bradbury
Q&A
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, April 24, 2014

A new optical-imaging approach could enable surgeons to more precisely visualize cancerous tissue during an operation.

In the News
By Jennifer Bassett, MA, Writer/Editor  |  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.

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