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2013

Study Gives New Clues on Tumors

Medical oncologist Paul Chapman commented on a study that found a new genetic mutation in some melanoma patients.

January 25, 2013
Breast Density Inform Law Takes Effect in New York State This Month

Diagnostic radiologist Carol Lee talked about what women should know about breast density.

January 22, 2013
Blood Test Might Help Guide Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Medical oncologist Kenneth Yu spoke about a study he led that suggests that a simple blood test may be able to predict which chemotherapy regimen will work for some patients with pancreatic cancer.

January 22, 2013
Lack of Clear Evidence for Sentinel Node Biopsy in Melanoma?

Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy has become a common procedure in melanoma and has been endorsed by professional guidelines. It is considered to be a minimally invasive and highly accurate procedure that allows for appropriate regional nodal staging and identification of patients without nodal metastases. MSKCC’s Daniel Coit is quoted.

January 11, 2013
Breast Cancer in NYC's Arab Community

Claudia Ayash, co-director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Arab American Breast Cancer Education and Referral Program, spoke about the breast cancer screening obstacles some Arab American women face.

January 11, 2013
Flu Outbreak Spreads across US as Media Drops the Ball

Infectious disease specialist Kent Sepkowitz authored an opinion piece on this year’s flu epidemic.

January 10, 2013
DNA Pioneer Takes Aim at "Cancer Establishments"

Cancer biologists Mark Ptashne, Robert Benezra, and Hans-Guido Wendel commented on the promise and challenges of new treatments for cancer.

January 9, 2013
Most Cancer Deaths Continue to Drop

Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz commented on the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.

January 7, 2013
Costlier Breast Cancer Screenings May Not Help Older Women

Biostatistician Colin Begg commented on a study that found that newer and more expensive breast cancer screening methods may not benefit women over age 65.

January 7, 2013
Debt May Influence Young Doctors' Career Plans

Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Center for Health Policy and Outcomes Peter Bach commented on a study that found that medical school debt may influence the type of medicine young doctors go on to practice.

January 7, 2013
Getting Pregnant after Cancer

Fertility expert Joanne Kelvin discussed how to safely become pregnant after receiving cancer treatment.

January 1, 2013

2012

Does the Doctor Know Best?

Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Center for Health Policy and Outcomes Peter Bach discussed an essay he wrote in The New York Times about cancer screening guidelines.

December 29, 2012
Is the Cure for Cancer Inside You?

Immunologist Jedd Wolchok and surgical oncologist Daniel Coit spoke about the pioneering research of Nobel Prize winner Ralph Steinman.

December 23, 2012
A Gut Check for Bad Genes

Surgical oncologist Sam Yoon spoke about a rare genetic mutation that increases the likelihood of developing gastric cancer and the prophylactic surgery some patients are opting to receive to reduce their chances of developing the disease.

December 23, 2012
Making an Argument for a Narrower Focus in Charitable Donations

Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs Larry Norton commented on the breast cancer research made possible by charitable donations.

December 21, 2012
Sloan Kettering Gets Final Steel Beam Set on Cancer Center Construction in Harrison

Victor Ribaudo, Executive Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Regional Care Network, commented on the construction progress of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s newest regional center set to open in Harrison, New York, in 2015.

December 20, 2012
More Pressure to Justify Cost of Cancer Drugs versus Benefits

Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz commented on Memorial Sloan Kettering’s decision not to carry a new colorectal cancer drug due to its cost and the rising costs of cancer care.

December 13, 2012
The Cancer Bomb: How Nuclear Sludge Gave Birth to an Experimental Leukemia Drug

David Scheinberg, Chair of the Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry Program, discussed his research on actinium and its cancer-fighting abilities.

December 11, 2012
In Girl's Last Hope, Altered Immune Cells Beat Leukemia

Cell researcher Michel Sadelain commented on an experimental treatment in which the body’s own immune cells are reprogrammed to target and attack leukemia.

December 10, 2012