Cancer Care: New & Noteworthy

Transplant Patients Walk Hospital Halls to Support Bone Marrow Donation

Transplant patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering gave support to bone marrow donation efforts with their own “walk” inside the hospital.

Pictured: Paul Sabbatini
Is a Phase I Clinical Trial Right for You?

Medical oncologist Paul Sabbatini sheds light on how phase I clinical trials are conducted at Memorial Sloan Kettering and how to determine whether patients may be eligible for one.

Pictured: Paul Sabbatini
Pictured: David Abramson
Retinoblastoma Program Marks 100 Years

Retinoblastoma expert David Abramson discusses how treatments and survival rates have greatly improved for this rare pediatric eye cancer.

Pictured: David Abramson
Pictured: Nematode Worm Embryo
How to Build a Worm, in 3-D High Definition

Stunning movies captured in the lab of computational biologist Zhirong Bao reveal how cells divide, grow, and move around, as in a carefully choreographed dance, during the development of a nematode worm embryo.

Pictured: Nematode Worm Embryo
Pictured: James Eastham
A Talk with Prostate Cancer Surgeon and Westchester Resident James Eastham about Our New West Harrison Location

Prostate cancer expert James Eastham talks about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new outpatient treatment center that will soon open in West Harrison, New York, where he will be practicing.

Pictured: James Eastham
Soy Consumption May Promote Overexpression of Breast Cancer Genes in Some Women

Researchers have found that in a subset of women, consumption of soy could boost the expression of genes linked to breast cancer.

Prostate Cancer Organoids Provide New Tool for Evaluating Therapies

Researchers have created tiny structures called organoids from patients’ prostate tumors. These organoids will allow the study of tumors in greater detail and enable correlation of genetic mutations with drug response.

Pictured: Paul Hamlin
The Oncology Clinic of the Future Is a Reality at Memorial Sloan Kettering

With innovative advances in technology and “smart rooms” responsive to individual patients, our Clinic of the Future is a thing of the present.

Pictured: Paul Hamlin
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