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Scientists Race to Stop the Spread of Deadly Superbugs

Infectious diseases specialist Kent Sepkowitz spoke about hospital-inquired infections, and how patients can be their own advocates to prevent them.

March 19, 2013
Getting Second Opinions after Cancer Diagnosis

Breast pathologist Edi Brogi and surgical oncologist Monica Morrow discussed when and how to get a second opinion to confirm a cancer diagnosis.

March 18, 2013
Mammogram Scares Leave Lasting Fears, Research Finds

Epidemiologist Talya Salz commented on a study that found that women experience significant stress when called for follow-up after a routine mammogram, and that the stress lasts long after follow-up tests show no signs of cancer.

March 18, 2013
Scientists ID Antibody That Might Boost Cancer Therapy

Physician-scientist David Scheinberg discussed his discovery of a unique monoclonal antibody, a molecule that can be engineered to target specific proteins on cancer cells. The new monoclonal antibody, called ESK1, is different because it is capable of recognizing the presence of a protein inside cancer cells, not just on the surface.

March 14, 2013
Sarcoma in the Young

Pediatric oncologist Paul Meyers discussed sarcomas, which affect more children and adolescents than adults.

March 13, 2013
How Caregivers Adjust to Post-Cancer Life

Clinical psychologist Allison J. Applebaum discussed the challenges caregivers experience when treatment ends.

March 13, 2013
DNA Test Shows Promise in Guiding Advanced Breast Cancer Care

Surgical pathologist Jorge Reis-Filho commented on a study that found that an experimental blood test could help identify whether women with advanced breast cancer are responding to treatment.

March 13, 2013
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center | Energy Efficiency

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Green Team, a committee established in 2009 to identify opportunities to reduce waste and conserve resources, effectively reduced energy costs in operating rooms by disabling air exchanges when the rooms are not in use.

March 4, 2013
Is Enrolling in a Clinical Trial Tied to Survival?

Epidemiologist Colin Begg commented on a study that suggests that cancer patients on clinical trials may survive longer due to factors other than the treatment being studied.

February 28, 2013
Study: More Than 40 Percent of Nation’s Top Cancer Researchers Are Immigrants

Adam Cohen, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Assistant General Counsel and Manager of Immigration Services, commented on a report that found that more than 40 percent of the cancer researchers at America’s top cancer institutes are immigrants.

February 25, 2013
Insight: Cancer Drugs Proving Worth Earlier in Testing

Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Clinical Research Paul Sabbatini commented on the ways targeted drugs are able to move through the approval process more quickly than other types of drugs.

February 25, 2013
Robin Roberts's Journey

Hematologist-oncologist Sergio Giralt was featured on this special episode of 20/20 that took viewers on a journey inside Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts’s fight against myelodysplastic syndrome. Robin received a stem cell transplant to treat her disease at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

February 22, 2013
HPV and Oral Cancer

Head and neck surgeon Jatin Shah was interviewed about the link between the human papillomavirus and oral cancer.

February 21, 2013
Robin Roberts's Recovery: Why She's Ready for Return

Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts discussed her return to the program after receiving a stem cell transplant at Memorial Sloan Kettering with hematologist-oncologist Sergio Giralt, who led her treatment team. Her nurses were also featured on the program.

February 20, 2013
At $3 Million, New Award Gives Medical Researchers a Dose of Celebrity

The Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences – a new award established by Art Levinson, Sergey Brin, Anne Wojcicki, Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, and Yuri Milner – was awarded to physician-scientist Charles Sawyers.

February 20, 2013
Cycling Event to Help Fight Rare Cancers

Gynecologic oncologist Martee Hensley discussed the importance of fundraising events like Cycle for Survival, which raises money for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

February 19, 2013
Transplant Recovery: Survivors on Getting Back to Normal

Two Memorial Sloan Kettering patients, Nancie Simonet and Jennifer Jones Austin, discussed going back to work after receiving stem cell transplants.

February 18, 2013
New Yorker of the Week: Judith Kelman Gives Cancer Patients an Outlet to Tell Their Stories

Visible Ink founder Judith Kelman discussed the Memorial Sloan Kettering program she runs that connects patients with experienced writers, editors, and teachers to help them tell their stories in writing.

February 15, 2013
The Alcoholic-Cancer Link: Even One Drink a Day Could Be Risky

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis commented on a study about the link between alcohol use and breast cancer.

February 14, 2013
Dispute Develops Over Discount Drug Program

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on a federally mandated drug discount program.

February 13, 2013