Cancer Care: New & Noteworthy

Thoracic surgeon Bernard Park.
Why Consider Robotic Surgery for Lung, Esophageal, and Other Chest Cancers?

Less trauma and faster recovery are among the reasons that thoracic surgeon Bernard Park says people should consider robotic surgery for removing a cancer in the chest.

Thoracic surgeon Bernard Park.
Pictured: Chau Dang
A Talk with Chau Dang, Chief of the Medical Oncology Service at MSK’s West Harrison Outpatient Center

We spoke with medical oncologist Chau Dang about her role as Chief of MSK’s newest suburban outpatient treatment center in West Harrison, New York.

Pictured: Chau Dang
Pictured: Michael Stubblefeld
Relieving Pain and Other Symptoms after Breast Cancer Surgery

Nearly half of all women experience pain or physical limitations after breast cancer surgery. MSK physiatrist Michael Stubblefield answers questions about this condition, known as postmastectomy reconstruction syndrome.

Pictured: Michael Stubblefeld
Pictured: Karen Brown & Ghassan Abou-Alfa
Liver Cancer Experts Discuss Advances in Managing Complicated Cases

Watch our liver cancer experts discuss the latest in screening, diagnosis, treatment, and research.

Pictured: Karen Brown & Ghassan Abou-Alfa
Diagnostic Radiologist Carol Lee Gives More Insights into Breast Density and Breast Cancer Risk

In this follow-up Q&A, diagnostic radiologist Carol Lee addresses readers’ questions on dense breast tissue and clarifies what breast density could mean for you.

Pictured: Zana Correa
MSK Helps Patients Manage Health After Cancer Treatment

The end of cancer treatment is a time of transition. For many patients, survivorship care plans ease the move into post-treatment life.

Pictured: Zana Correa
Should the Elderly Consider Colon Cancer Screening?

Memorial Sloan Kettering investigator Ann Zauber answers questions about the risks and benefits of colon cancer screening in the elderly.

Pictured: Richard O’Reilly
Transplantation Shown to Be Highly Effective in Treating Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

A study shows that treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) with stem cell transplantation is very effective, especially if done early.

Pictured: Richard O’Reilly
Pictured: Jatin Shah and Michael Douglas
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Head and Neck Service Celebrates 100 Years

View highlights from the opening ceremony of the Fifth World Congress of the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies, which included opening remarks from Bill Clinton and a keynote speech from Michael Douglas.

Pictured: Jatin Shah and Michael Douglas
Pictured: Anna Skripnik & Kathryn Ciccollini
Spotlight on Dermatology Nursing

Today, we spotlight our dermatology nurses. Learn more about them.

Pictured: Anna Skripnik & Kathryn Ciccollini