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MRI May Not Improve Outcomes for Early Form of Breast Cancer

Breast surgeon Melissa Pilewskie discussed a study she led that found that the use of MRI before or immediately after surgery does not benefit women with early breast cancer.

September 4, 2013
What Breast Cancer Doctors Tell Their Friends

Surgical oncologist Deborah Capko offered advice for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.

September 1, 2013
A Disease by Any Other Name: The Cancer Conundrum

Head and neck cancer surgeon Bhuvanesh Singh commented on a paper that found that the number of cases of thyroid cancer in the United States tripled from 1973 to 2009, largely due to more aggressive screening techniques and improved imaging.

August 27, 2013
Kidney Cancer Drugs Equal in Prolonging Survival: Study

Medical oncologist Robert Motzer discussed a study he led that showed that the drug pazopanib works as well as sunitinib for treating advanced kidney cancer.

August 22, 2013
Doctors Propose New Cancer Definition to Avoid Unnecessary Treatments

Medical oncologist Larry Norton commented on recommendations from a working group of the National Cancer Institute that suggested changing the definition of cancer.

August 15, 2013
Watching Bacteria Evolve, with Predictable Results

Cell researcher Joao Xavier performed an experiment on a common species of bacteria to test the theory of evolution.

August 15, 2013
New Debate on Prostate Cancer Drug

Prostate cancer surgeon Peter Scardino weighed in on a new study that has reignited a debate about whether men should use a baldness drug to prevent prostate cancer.

August 15, 2013
Lilly Lung Cancer Treatment Raises Survival in Study

Medical oncologist Paul Paik commented on an experimental drug that increased survival among patients with lung cancer in a new study.

August 13, 2013
Listen to Your Body

Medical oncologist Steven Sugarman discussed the importance of seeking second opinions.

August 13, 2013
Gene Breakthroughs Spark a Revolution in Cancer Treatment

Medical oncologist Mark Kris commented on the surge of new targeted therapies for cancer.

August 12, 2013
Tumor-Targeting T Cells Engineered

Cell researcher Michel Sadelain demonstrated that cancer-targeted immune cells can be grown in the lab from stem cells and that when infused into tumor-bearing mice, are able to attack cancer cells and suppress tumor growth.

August 11, 2013
Discovery May Help Pinpoint Risk of Lung Cancer Returning after Surgery

A study led by thoracic surgeon Prasad Adusumilli found that an abnormal cell pattern identified in the tumor tissue of some lung cancer patients may help to predict which tumors are more likely to recur after surgery.

August 7, 2013
Scientists Solve DNA Puzzle of Cord Stem Cell Infection

Infectious diseases specialist Eric Pamer commented on the discovery of a new bacterium responsible for cord colitis, a syndrome that affects a small number of patients treated with umbilical cord stem cells for blood cancer and other hematologic diseases.

August 7, 2013
No Through Road

Physician-scientist Charles Sawyers spoke about ongoing research to study why some patients develop resistance to cancer drugs.

August 5, 2013
Yesterday and Today

Medical oncologist Dean Bajorin discussed advances in the diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer.

August 5, 2013
Restaurant and Hotel Chefs Help Revamp City's Dreaded Hospital Food

Executive Chef Pnina Peled was interviewed about her role and the dishes she creates for hospital patients.

August 5, 2013
Easing Pain of Extended Absence

Child life coordinator Therese Weisbrot discussed keeping kids engaged when they are forced to miss extended periods of school due to illness.

July 31, 2013
Low-Dose CT Scans Urged to Detect Lung Cancer in Current, Former Heavy Smokers

Thoracic surgeon Nabil Rizk commented on draft recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force on screening for lung cancer.

July 30, 2013
Task Force Urges Scans for Smokers at High Risk

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on draft recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force on screening for lung cancer, and Memorial Sloan Kettering’s lung cancer screening decision tool was highlighted.

July 30, 2013
How to Get Healthy after the Cancer Treatments Are Done

Primary care physician Kevin Oeffinger discussed the need for cancer patients to receive guidance and continual follow-up care after their treatment is done.

July 29, 2013