What Are Exceptional Responders?
When a clinical trial of a new drug fails because most patients don’t respond, progress can still be made by analyzing the tumors of the rare patients who benefit.
Exceptional responders of new drugs in clinical trials.
Predicting the Future of Cancer Surgery
Peter Scardino, Chair of MSK’s Department of Surgery, gives his views on what lies ahead for the surgical treatment of cancer.
Peter Scardino, Chair of MSK’s Department of Surgery and a specialist in the treatment of prostate cancers.
Can Stem Cells Be Taught to Repair a Radiation-Damaged Brain?
In a recent study, Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists used stem-cell engineering to repair brain injuries in rats. The results raise hope for future therapies that could prevent or fix nerve damage in cancer patients who need brain radiation.
Fibrous extensions of a nerve cell (red) and an oligodendrocyte (green) growing on top of the nerve cell