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.
By Celia Gittelson, BA | Monday, February 25, 2013
Our doctors introduce and apply advanced technologies in minimal-access surgery to benefit patients.
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.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Dr. Singh discusses the treatment team’s desire to cure patients and help them return to their everyday lives.
In the O.R.
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor | Friday, January 25, 2013
Our doctors have shown that tumors compressing the spinal cord can be controlled using less-invasive surgery combined with a precise, intense form of radiation therapy.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Wednesday, January 23, 2013
When Dr. Patel meets with patients and their families, he walks them step-by-step through the treatment plan and ensures that they receive the most-effective surgery, when that is the best approach for the patient.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Dr. Sclafani, who practices at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Commack, wants newly diagnosed patients to leave her office with hope and with a plan of action for treating the cancer.
By Memorial Sloan-Kettering | Friday, January 11, 2013
Dr. Bochner – who specializes in treating people with prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers – discusses the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to delivering high-quality care.