In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor | Monday, April 7, 2014
Increasingly, women diagnosed with cancer in one breast are choosing to have their other, healthy breast removed, but experts say this additional surgery provides no survival benefits.
Ask the Expert
By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer | Tuesday, March 25, 2014
In this Ask the Expert feature, colorectal surgeon Julio Garcia-Aguilar discusses the differences between laparoscopy and robotic surgery and explains which patients are the best candidates for these procedures.
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor | Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Thanks to recent treatment advances, many people diagnosed with liver cancer today can expect to survive the disease. But experience counts.
By Celia Gittelson, BA | Monday, February 17, 2014
Viviane Tabar performs complex surgeries for patients with brain tumors and, outside the operating room, focuses on the relationship between stem cells and brain cancers.
By Media Staff | Friday, February 14, 2014
Breast cancer surgeon Monica Morrow discusses how surgery for breast cancer is evolving in the modern era of more-effective drug therapy.
By Media Staff | Monday, February 10, 2014
The new guidelines take aim at resolving questions over whether surgery to remove additional normal tissue is needed in breast cancer patients who’ve already had a lumpectomy.
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.