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2015

U.S. to Collect Genetic Data to Hone Care

Medical oncologist José Baselga discusses President Obama’s announcement about precision medicine.

January 31, 2015
Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

Radiation oncologist Michael Zelefsky discusses his recent study published in the journal BMJ.

January 27, 2015
Optimal Treatment Timing Improves Outcome in Rectal Cancer

Medical oncologist Nancy Kemeny was interviewed about how timing plays an important role between radiation therapy and surgery in patients with rectal cancer.

January 24, 2015
Baseball's Toxic Tradition of Chewing Tobacco

Surgeon Jatin Shah discusses head and neck cancer in BBC News.

January 24, 2015
'Nanostar' Particles Make Cancer Cells Light Up

Physician-scientist Moritz Kircher discusses his latest research in Live Science.

January 24, 2015
At Davos, Talk of the Future of Cancer Care

Medical oncologist José Baselga was interviewed at the Davos Conference about new advances in cancer treatment.

January 23, 2015
'Big Data' Coming Soon to Cancer Care in Philadelphia

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis discusses CancerLinQ, a computer network intended to help cancer doctors make treatment decisions for their patients based on the results of comparable patients.

January 22, 2015
Electronic Cigarettes Might Not Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

Clinical psychologist Jamie Ostroff discusses how e-cigarettes are not an effective tool for cancer patients to quit smoking.

January 22, 2015
Why Drugs Cost So Much

Epidemiologist Peter Bach discusses high drug prices in an Opinion piece for The New York Times.

January 15, 2015
Skipping Surgery May Work for Some Rectal Cancer Patients: Study

Colorectal surgeon Philip Paty discusses his recent study that finds some colorectal cancer patients may fare well by forgoing surgery.

January 12, 2015
Questions Remain Over Role of PCA3 Assay in Prostate Cancer

Methodologist Andrew Vickers discusses the role of the prostate cancer antigen 3 (PCA3) in ruling out prostate cancer.

January 12, 2015
How Much Would You Pay For A Year Of Life?

Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz and Epidemiologist Peter Bach were interviewed about drug pricing.

January 7, 2015
Cancer’s Random Assault

Clinical geneticist Kenneth Offit discusses an article published in the journal Science about how cancer may be caused by bad luck.

January 6, 2015
Dr. Chau Dang Makes the Most of Life After Fleeing Vietnam

Medical oncologist Chau Dang tells her story of coming to the United States as a young girl.

January 6, 2015
Assessing Research Productivity

President and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Craig Thompson and colleagues discuss a new way of evaluating academic research.

January 1, 2015

2014

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