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.
With the genomics revolution, scientists and physicians have increasingly been able to peer at the inner workings of tumor cells and pinpoint the specific genetic changes that transform them from their cells of origin into cancer.
A surprising discovery has been made about how the cancer drug imatinib (Gleevec ®) works in treating blood cancers and gastrointestinal stromal tumors.
On June 7 when Memorial Sloan-Kettering opened a facility housing the novel Center for Image-Guided Interventions, a suite of endoscopy rooms, and new operating rooms for the Surgical Day Hospital.
A novel, minimally invasive surgical approach to treat stomach cancer has been shown to have advantages that may make it a preferable treatment for some patients.