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The 28 Top Spine Surgeons in North America

Mark H. Bilsky has been named one of the 28 top spine surgeons in North America by Orthopedics This Week. The publication surveyed leading spine surgeons and asked them to select the best of their peers. Dr. Bilsky is director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s multidisciplinary spine tumor team and specializes in treating both primary and metastatic tumors of the spine and spinal cord.

July 16, 2013
Pictured: Mark Bilsky
Physicians Pioneer Less Invasive Approach for Treating Spine Tumors

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.

January 25, 2013
Pictured: Mark Bilsky
Neurosurgeon Mark Bilsky on Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Spine Tumors

The director of the Spine Tumor Center explains how this new, high-powered approach to radiation therapy has changed the way spine tumors are treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

February 15, 2012
Pictured: Mary McCabe
Cancer Survivorship: An Interview with Mary McCabe

In 2003, Mary McCabe was recruited to lead Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Cancer Survivorship Initiative and since that time has worked to develop a comprehensive program for cancer survivors, which includes follow-up care, research, and education and training.

July 1, 2011
Richard J. Wong
Researchers Discover How Some Tumors Invade Along Nerves

A recent study led by Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons Richard J. Wong, Yuman Fong, and Jatin P. Shah has uncovered a mechanism that allows tumor cells to sense the presence of a nerve and migrate along it.

June 1, 2010