By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Friday, November 29, 2013
Dr. Strong, a minimally invasive surgery specialist, talks about walking her patients through the steps of the treatment process to ease any concerns before a procedure.
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.
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor | Friday, October 11, 2013
Memorial Sloan-Kettering is recognized worldwide for its treatment of pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma.
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.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Dr. Ganly explains that experts in all disciplines – including medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgery – work together as a team to deliver treatments offering the best results possible for patients.
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.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Friday, May 31, 2013
Dr. Rizk discusses how the team of experts expedites treatment for patients, and uses minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat thoracic cancers when possible.
In the Clinic
By Media Staff | Monday, May 20, 2013
A study has found that the majority of kidney cancer patients with small tumors have their entire kidney removed, which can increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular complications.
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.
By Allyson Collins, MS, Science Writer/Editor | Monday, May 6, 2013
For some patients with brain tumors involving regions of the brain related to speech or movement, surgery is performed while the patient is awake, which can improve the procedure’s safety and effectiveness.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Dr. Dalbagni – who cares for patients with bladder cancer, kidney cancer, penile cancer, and sarcomas – explains treatments offered at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, which can help patients maintain their quality of life.
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.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Friday, March 22, 2013
To treat his soft tissue sarcoma, 50-year-old Ron Kraemer chose Memorial Sloan-Kettering for care and support that could keep him playing music and working as a personal fitness trainer.
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.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Dr. Parra, who practices at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Basking Ridge, treats prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers with the goal of extending the lives of patients, and giving them the best possible quality of life.