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Team Spirit: A Glimpse Inside a Disease Management Meeting

Our top cancer specialists come together to consult on complex cases at weekly Disease Management Team meetings.

December 15, 2014
Solutions for Chemotherapy-Related Nausea and Vomiting

With quick action and the help of the right medicine at the right time, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting can often be prevented, says MSK Nurse Leader Corey Russell.

September 29, 2014
Pictured: Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, Eileen O’Reilly, Steven Leach, and Peter Allen
Pancreatic Cancer Research Center Takes Transformative Approach

Our new David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research is an ambitious initiative to solve a difficult and complex disease.

June 26, 2014
Pictured: Peter Allen
Drug Reduces Risk of Serious Pancreatic Surgery Complication

A new drug could make pancreatic surgery safer by reducing the risk of a grave complication.

June 18, 2014
Pictured: William Jarnagin
Watch Our Experts Discuss the Latest Techniques and Research in Pancreatic Cancer

On the occasion of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, watch a video of our experts discussing the latest in pancreatic cancer treatment.

November 27, 2013
Pictured: Ellen Yorke and Karyn Goodman
New Approach Shortens Treatment Time for Pancreatic Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering is exploring a precise form of high-dose radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer that could shorten treatment time and potentially be more effective.

November 20, 2013
Pictured: Micheal Zelefsky
Prolific Partnership Yields Radiation Therapy Advances

A unique alliance of radiation oncologists and medical physicists at Memorial Sloan Kettering has resulted in key advances in radiation therapy.

October 23, 2013
Pictured: Kenneth Yu
Blood Test Could Predict Which Patients with Pancreatic Cancer May Benefit from Chemotherapy

New research suggests that analyzing genetic changes found in the bloodstream may help doctors predict which chemotherapy regimens will work for some patients.

January 29, 2013
Pictured: Michael D’Angelica
Meet Surgeon Michael D’Angelica

Dr. D’Angelica – who treats patients with liver, pancreatic, and bile duct cancers – discusses the expertise of Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons, who routinely perform complex procedures.

August 21, 2012

Related Media Coverage

Blood Test Might Help Guide Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Medical oncologist Kenneth Yu spoke about a study he led that suggests that a simple blood test may be able to predict which chemotherapy regimen will work for some patients with pancreatic cancer.

January 22, 2013
Working to “Add to the Solution"

Memorial Sloan Kettering Board member David M. Rubenstein spoke about his $10 million contribution to establish a new pancreatic cancer research center at the hospital, and Department of Surgery Vice Chair Ronald DeMatteo commented on the need for progress against the deadly disease.

December 7, 2012
The Puzzle of Pancreatic Cancer: How Steve Jobs Did Not Beat the Odds — but Nobel Winner Ralph Steinman Did

Despite having the same name, the diseases that killed Steve Jobs and 2011 Nobel Prize winner Ralph Steinman are two different kinds of cancer. Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz explains.

October 7, 2011