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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
Dispute Develops Over Discount Drug Program

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

February 13, 2013
Study Points to Shorter Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Medical oncologist Michael Morris commented on a study that found that men with high-risk prostate cancer treated with only 18 months of hormone therapy live just as long as those treated for a standard 36 months.

February 13, 2013
Cancer: A Huge Leap Forward

Medical oncologists Mark Kris and Larry Norton and cancer biologist Joan Massagué discussed a revolution currently taking place in cancer care – tailoring treatments for specific individuals based on their tumor’s molecular makeup.

February 1, 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