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Alternative Therapies Offer Pain Relief to Cancer Patients

Integrative Medicine Service Chief Barrie Cassileth was interviewed about complementary therapies such as acupuncture, massage, and yoga for cancer patients. Massage therapist Jane Greene, acupuncturist Yi Chan, and T'ai Chi instructor Yang Yang were also filmed with patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

October 15, 2012
IBM's Watson Is Learning Its Way to Saving Lives

Thoracic oncologist Mark Kris spoke about the collaboration between Memorial Sloan Kettering and IBM to develop a powerful cancer resource, built on the IBM Watson system, to provide medical professionals with improved access to current and comprehensive cancer data and practices.

October 15, 2012
Sex & Prostate Cancer: Why Men May Feel a Loss of Manhood

Clinical psychologist Talia Zaider talked about the emotional distress some men experience as a result of sexual dysfunction related to prostate cancer treatment.

October 15, 2012
In Cancer Care, Cost Matters

Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz, epidemiologist Peter Bach, and Physician-in-Chief Robert Wittes authored an opinion piece on Memorial Sloan Kettering’s decision not to carry a new colorectal cancer drug due to its cost. They argue that the drug is no better than other, less expensive options.

October 15, 2012
Men Suffer from Breast Cancer Too

Medical oncologist Mark Robson discussed male breast cancer.

October 12, 2012
Robin Roberts's Journey: “Home Sweet Home”

Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts said good-bye to her Memorial Sloan Kettering inpatient treatment team, after being hospitalized for several weeks and receiving a stem cell transplant for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome. Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service Sergio Giralt is directing Ms. Roberts’s care.

October 11, 2012
Regular Aspirin Use May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk

Gynecologist Noah Kauff commented on a study that found that regularly taking certain pain relievers may reduce the risk of serous ovarian cancer.

October 11, 2012
Dr. Jatin Shah: Leading the Way

Head and Neck Service Chief Jatin Shah was profiled about his life and work.

October 10, 2012
New 3-D Mammograms Have Benefits, Risks

Radiologist Carol Lee spoke about the benefits and risks of 3-D mammography, or tomosynthesis. Dr. Lee also discussed the technology in the Washington Post and the Morning Call.

October 9, 2012
Young Adult Cancer Survivors Often Forgo Follow-Up Medical Care

Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Adult Long-Term Follow-Up Program Kevin Oeffinger discussed a study that found that more young adult cancer survivors are likely to go without medical care because of cost than peers who have not had cancer.

October 8, 2012
A Year after Steve Jobs's Death: What Have We Learned about Cancer and the Man?

Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz discussed pancreatic cancer and what we now know about the disease one year after Steve Jobs’s death.

October 5, 2012
“Awesome” Synthesis Could Boost Protein-Based Drugs

Researchers led by chemist Samuel Danishefsky reported that erythropoietin (also known as EPO), the hormone that controls the production of red blood cells, had been synthesized for the first time.

October 5, 2012
NYC’s Top Pediatricians and Pediatric Specialists

For New York Family’s sixth annual guide to the top pediatricians and pediatric specialists in Manhattan, pediatric oncologist Nai-Kong Cheung spoke about his work and what inspires him. Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Abraham Bartell, Laurel Steinherz, Charles Sklar, Ira Dunkel, Nancy Kernan, Kim Kramer, Brian Kushner, Paul Meyers, Richard O'Reilly, Peter Steinherz, Leonard Wexler, Michael La Quaglia, and Kevin Oeffinger were also recognized among the top pediatric specialists in Manhattan.

October 1, 2012
Leonard Lauder Thinks Pink to Support Breast Cancer Research

Medical Director of the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center Larry Norton spoke about Evelyn Lauder’s legacy and the future of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, which she founded. Dr. Norton also discussed this topic in Footwear News

October 1, 2012
Your Top Breast Cancer Questions Answered

Radiologist David Dershaw offered tips for women when getting their mammogram.

October 1, 2012
The Worst Cancer Risk Factors

Surgical oncologist Deborah Capko was one of several experts consulted to rank the greatest risk factors for cancer. Topping the list were smoking, age, and UV radiation from the sun.

October 1, 2012
Men Have More Options in Prostate Cancer Treatments

Medical oncologist Howard Scher commented on the growing arsenal of prostate cancer treatments.

October 1, 2012
What You Need to Know About the Dense Breast Issue

Radiologist Carol Lee explained how breast density affects cancer risk.

September 28, 2012
New Breast Cancer Clues Found in Gene Analysis

Medical oncologist Larry Norton was interviewed about a study from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), a multicenter collaboration that seeks to understand the molecular changes that characterize cancer. The study found genetic similarities between a subtype of breast cancer and ovarian cancer, suggesting that approved drugs for ovarian cancer may also work in this subtype of breast cancer.

September 24, 2012
Cancer Center Sets $3 Billion Program

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis commented on M. D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Moon Shots program, an ambitious initiative aimed at reducing cancer deaths over the next decade.

September 21, 2012