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2014

Gene Mutation Discovered In Breast Cancer Research

Clinical geneticist Kenneth Offit discussed new findings about a gene called PALB2 that is linked to breast cancer.

August 8, 2014
Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Pediatric oncologist Richard O’Reilly discussed a study he led that confirms that transplantation for severe combined immunodeficiency works well in very young children.

July 31, 2014
Can Doctors Teach the Body to Cure Cancer?

Medical oncologist Jedd Wolchok discussed immunotherapies that can empower a patient’s immune system to fight cancer.

July 28, 2014
Michael Douglas Opens Up on Cancer Battle at New York Event with Wife Catherine Zeta-Jones by His Side

Actor and producer Michael Douglas credited Memorial Sloan Kettering head and neck oncologists with saving his life.

July 27, 2014
Study: Robotic Surgery No Better than Traditional Surgery for Bladder Cancer

Urologic surgeon Bernard Bochner discussed a study he led that shows that robotic surgery holds no major advantages for bladder cancer patients compared with standard open surgery.

July 24, 2014
HPV Test Better than Pap for Assessing Cervical Cancer Risk: Study

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.

July 18, 2014
Depression May Keep Some Men from Fighting Prostate Cancer

Urologic surgeon Behfar Ehdaie commented on a study that found that depression may be a source of disparity in the treatment men get for prostate cancer.

July 17, 2014
If You're Sick, the City is the Place to be as New York's Hospitals Offer Array of Elite Medical Options

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.

July 15, 2014
Study on Cancer Care Yields Mixed Results

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on a study that aimed to remove the financial incentive for doctors to prescribe expensive cancer drugs.

July 9, 2014
Why Statins Could Be the Next Treatment for Breast Cancer

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis commented on a study that found that women with high cholesterol levels had a greater risk of developing breast cancer.

July 5, 2014
Ask Well: Reapply Your Sunscreen

Dermatologist Steven Wang answered a reader’s question about sunscreen.

July 3, 2014
Designer T Cells Fight Viruses After Transplants

Department of Pediatrics Chair Richard O’Reilly commented on a novel technique to manufacture T cells that can target up to five of the viruses that cause the most trouble for transplant patients.

June 25, 2014
Study: 3-D Scans More Accurate Than Standard Mammograms

Radiologist Carol Lee commented on a study that suggests that screening with three-dimensional imaging finds more invasive cancers and yields fewer false alarms than standard digital mammograms alone.

June 25, 2014
Sloan Kettering Gets $100 Million Gift

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.

June 20, 2014
Dr. Roboto

Colorectal cancer surgeon Julio Garcia-Aguilar discussed the use of robotic surgery.

June 17, 2014
Dense Breasts May Obscure Mammogram Results

Radiologist Carol Lee discussed what women should know about breast density.

June 17, 2014
Bristol-Myers Squibb: Big Pharma's Small Wonder

Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service Chief Jedd Wolchok commented on the immunotherapy drug ipilimumab (Yervoy™) for patients with advanced melanoma.

June 16, 2014
Teens Who Overcame Cancer Get Special Graduation Ceremony at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Pediatric oncologist Paul Meyers was interviewed about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s annual high school graduation ceremony for former pediatric cancer patients.

June 13, 2014
Best Children's Hospitals: Fighting Cancer in Kids with Top-Level Care and State-Of-The-Art Playroom

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.

June 10, 2014
Outsmarting Breast Cancer with Evolving Therapies

Medical oncologists Clifford Hudis and Larry Norton discussed advances in breast cancer treatment.

June 9, 2014