Cancer Guide
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, April 17, 2014

Molecular analysis of lung tumors can help guide treatment decisions. Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of only a handful of centers nationwide to offer this personalized approach to care.

Pictured: Kenneth Offit, Alexandra Heerdt, Emily Glogowski & Max Gomez
Video
By Helen Garey, MPH, Freelance Writer  |  Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Cancer genetics experts say the discovery of the BRCA gene mutations has transformed the way doctors prevent and treat hereditary cancers.

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Perspective
By George Plitas, MD  |  Friday, March 14, 2014

The correct identification and naming of a tumor’s type is increasingly important in the era of personalized medicine, and tumors that exhibit features of more than one type can complicate that process.

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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.

Vincent Laudone
Perspective
By Vincent Laudone, MD, Co-Director for Robotic Surgery  |  Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Our conversation about active surveillance of prostate cancer continues. Let’s take a closer look at our protocols for selecting and monitoring patients.

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Cancer Guide
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.

In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Breast cancer experts criticize study suggesting mammograms don’t save lives.

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Video
By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, January 31, 2014

A recent web chat features medical oncologist Steven M. Horwitz discussing advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma.

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Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, January 29, 2014

We offer unparalleled expertise in understanding and treating the more than 70 subtypes of soft tissue sarcoma identified to date.

In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Obesity in patients with early-stage tongue cancer has been linked to a five-fold increase in the risk of death.

Pictured: Anas Younes, Joachim Yahalom & Ahmet Dogan
Video
By Helen Garey, MPH, Freelance Writer  |  Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Lymphoma experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering discuss new directions in the diagnosis and treatment of this type of cancer.

Pictured: Ali Hanna
Patient Story
By Andrea Disario Marcusa  |  Wednesday, December 4, 2013

When a test showed two dark spots on his chest, Ali Hanna assumed his ocular melanoma had recurred. He was stunned to learn he had pleural mesothelioma.

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In the News
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Good Morning America reporter Amy Robach was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 after receiving her first mammogram. For Memorial Sloan Kettering experts, the message behind this story bears repeating: Mammograms save lives.

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In the Lab
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, November 8, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found genetic mutations that cause some breast cancers to develop resistance to hormone therapy.

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Cancer Guide
By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, October 11, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering is recognized worldwide for its treatment of pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma.

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