Gynecologic surgeon Mario Leitao commented on a study that suggests that testing for HPV may be a better way to predict whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer than a traditional Pap test.
President and CEO Craig Thompson commented on Memorial Sloan Kettering’s rank as the number one hospital for cancer care in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2014–15 listing of Best Hospitals.
Memorial Sloan Kettering received a landmark gift of $100 million to undertake a unique and intensive endeavor to transform cancer care through genomic analysis of patient-derived tumors. President and CEO Craig Thompson was interviewed.
Pediatric oncologist Rachel Kobos and occupational therapist Christine Connelly were interviewed about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s pediatric gym and rehab facility. A young Memorial Sloan Kettering patient was also featured.
Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service Chief Jedd Wolchok shared his thoughts on updated research that shows that the effects of drug-based immunotherapy can sometimes last for years in patients who were treated for advanced melanoma.
Medical oncologist Michael Morris was interviewed about a new study that found that men given chemotherapy early in their treatment for advanced prostate cancer lived longer than those who did not get early chemotherapy.