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New Year's Honors: Knighthood for Cancer Research

Vice President of International Programs and surgeon Murray Brennan has received an appointment as a knight grand companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honors.

December 31, 2014
Robot-Assisted Radical Cystectomy No Better Than Open Procedure

Urologic surgeon Bernard Bochner discusses how robot-assisted radical cystectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection and open urinary diversion appears to have no advantage over traditional open surgery.

December 27, 2014
How One Hospital Brings Holiday Cheer to Its Patients

MSNBC reporter Abby Huntsman took part in a special holiday celebration with The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering and reports how her trip put the true meaning of the holidays into perspective.

December 24, 2014
Myths May Put Off Some Women from Post-Cancer Breast Reconstruction

Misconceptions may be keeping many women from getting breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, even though the procedure can help improve quality of life for cancer survivors, according to a new review. MSK’s Monica Morrow and Babak J. Mehrara are mentioned.

December 23, 2014
Hospitals Are Getting IBM's Skin Cancer Detection System

Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering will soon be getting an assist from a system designed by IBM to automatically recognize skin cancer. Yesterday, IBM announced a partnership with the hospital to use cognitive computing to sort images of skin lesions into melanoma, atypical, and benign categories.

December 19, 2014
Making the Cut

Urologic surgeons Peter Scardino and Karim Touijer and Research Methodologist Andrew Vickers are profiled in

December 12, 2014
Immune Cells Boost Cancer Survival from Months to Years

Cell researcher Michel Sadelain discusses T cell therapy in Nature.

December 10, 2014
Few Physicians Are Bilingual Despite Growing Need

Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities researcher Lisa Diamond discusses her research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

December 10, 2014
The Year in Lung Cancer: CT Screening, More Targeted Therapy

Medical oncologist Mark Kris discusses some of the biggest news stories about lung cancer in 2014.

December 10, 2014
For Lung Cancer Screening, a Small Dose of Hope

Epidemiologist Peter Bach discusses lung cancer screening.

December 9, 2014
Leukemia Therapy Shows Promise

Medical oncologist Eytan Stein discusses the novel drug AG-221. The drug generated durable remissions in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) by targeting a mutation of the IDH2 gene in a small, first-in-man study that represents a new, chemotherapy-free approach for attacking the malignancy.

December 7, 2014
Two Cancer Drugs for Hodgkin Lymphoma Shown Effective

Medical oncologist Craig Moskowitz discusses new research presented at the 56th Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting.

December 6, 2014
Unknown Significance

Clinical geneticist Kenneth Offit discusses genetic testing.

December 5, 2014
How the Promise of Immunotherapy Is Transforming Oncology

Immunologist Jedd Wolchok was profiled in the Wall Street Journal about a growing group of immunotherapy super-survivors who transforming the world of oncology. Dr. Wolchok’s patient was also interviewed.

December 4, 2014
Discounted Drugs for Profit: Peter Bach, MD, on the 340B Program

Epidemiologist Peter Bach spoke with Medscape about the expansion of the 340B program and how hospitals and clinics are using drug discounts provided by the 340B program to generate revenue.

December 4, 2014
Stem Cells Show Potential for Treating Rare Skin Disease

Developmental biologist Lorenz Studer discusses how researchers have taken several steps toward using stem cells to treat rare genetic diseases.

November 26, 2014
Never Too Old for Chemo

Medical oncologist William Tew discusses how researchers are exploring different treatment options for elderly patients with cancer.

November 26, 2014
Surviving Caregiving

Licensed clinical psychologist Allison Applebaum discusses how cancer impacts caregivers as well as patients.

November 25, 2014
Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills

Epidemiologist Peter Bach discusses drug expenses in The New York Times.

November 24, 2014