Cancer Care: New & Noteworthy

Pictured: Peter Kingham
Team Spirit: A Glimpse Inside a Disease Management Meeting

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s top cancer specialists come together to consult on complex cases at weekly Disease Management Team meetings.

Pictured: Peter Kingham
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Department of Surgery Chair Peter Scardino on Smarter Screening for Prostate Cancer

Dr. Scardino discusses strategies for how physicians and patients can make the best use of PSA testing and prostate cancer treatment.

Pictured: Peter Scardino
Pictured: Louis Voigt
Each Patient Is a Unique Human Being, Not a Disease or a Group of Symptoms

MSK critical care physician Louis Voigt is a firm believer in a holistic approach to the practice of medicine, as well as to his patients and their loved ones.

Pictured: Louis Voigt
Pathologists at MSK
Spotlight on Pathology: A Key Component of Cancer Care

The most effective cancer treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis. Pathologist Meera Hameed explains the pathologist’s crucial contributions.

Pathologists at MSK
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Restoring Limb Length Following Bone Cancer Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering has taken the lead in applying a limb-lengthening technique in people with bone cancer to restore long gaps in bone after removal of a tumor.

Limb lengthening
Pictured: William Alago
At Work: Interventional Radiologist William Alago

Interventional radiologist William Alago discusses minimally invasive procedures, advances in imaging techniques, and the future of his field.

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Gregory Riely
Genomic Analysis Brings Personalized Treatment to Lung Cancers

MSK lung cancer patients benefit from a powerful genomic test that looks for mutations in 341 genes to help determine the best treatment.

Gregory Riely
RISE Program Clinical Director Debra Mangino discusses next steps with a patient.
Program Offers Personalized Surveillance Plans to Women at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer

The team of experts in our RISE Program tailor each woman’s surveillance plan based on the latest findings in breast cancer risk, prevention, and treatment.

RISE Program Clinical Director Debra Mangino discusses next steps with a patient.
Pictured: Kathryn Ciccolini
What to Know Before You Fill Your Next Prescription

Navigating insurance requirements and filling and paying for prescription medications can be a challenge for patients. These tips can ensure your next trip to the pharmacy is a smooth one.

Pictured: Kathryn Ciccolini
Can People with Breast Cancer Benefit from Complementary Medicine?

MSK medical oncologist and acupuncturist Ting Bao discusses the symptoms that arise during breast cancer treatment and how integrative medicine may help relieve them.