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2014

Finding Clues in Genes of ‘Exceptional Responders’

Physician-scientist David Solit was interviewed about exceptional responders, patients who defy all expectations by responding dramatically to a drug that did not help others in The New York Times.

October 9, 2014
Preparing for the Age of Personalized Medicine

Medical oncologist Mark Kris discusses personalized medicine in U.S. News & World Report.

October 8, 2014
60 Minutes

Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz and epidemiologist Peter Bach were interviewed on 60 Minutes about the rising costs of cancer care.

October 5, 2014
Breast Cancer Special: Making Big Strides

Breast surgeon Alexandra Heerdt was interviewed for W-ABC’s Making Strides against Breast Cancer special. This year ABC featured a couple who got engaged at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

October 4, 2014
News 12 Westchester

Deputy Physician-in-Chief of Regional Care Networks Richard Barakat was interviewed about Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s new outpatient facility in West Harrison, NY.

October 2, 2014
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Expands In Westchester

Medical oncologist Chau Dang was interviewed about Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s new outpatient facility in West Harrison, NY.

October 1, 2014
Good Morning America

Medical oncologist Larry Norton appeared on Good Morning America to discuss recent advances in breast cancer research.

October 1, 2014
How Far Would You Go to Avoid Breast Cancer?

Breast surgeon Monica Morrow is interviewed about the number of women choosing to remove a perfectly normal breast to stay healthy.

October 1, 2014
FDG-PET/CT Benefits Breast Cancer Patients Younger Than 40

Physician-scientist Gary Ulaner discusses a study published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

September 17, 2014
Cancer: Unpronounceable Drugs, Incomprehensible Prices

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on the continued rise in cancer drug prices.

August 13, 2014
Gene Mutation Discovered In Breast Cancer Research

Clinical geneticist Kenneth Offit discussed new findings about a gene called PALB2 that is linked to breast cancer.

August 8, 2014
Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Pediatric oncologist Richard O’Reilly discussed a study he led that confirms that transplantation for severe combined immunodeficiency works well in very young children.

July 31, 2014
Can Doctors Teach the Body to Cure Cancer?

Medical oncologist Jedd Wolchok discussed immunotherapies that can empower a patient’s immune system to fight cancer.

July 28, 2014
Michael Douglas Opens Up on Cancer Battle at New York Event with Wife Catherine Zeta-Jones by His Side

Actor and producer Michael Douglas credited Memorial Sloan Kettering head and neck oncologists with saving his life.

July 27, 2014
Study: Robotic Surgery No Better than Traditional Surgery for Bladder Cancer

Urologic surgeon Bernard Bochner discussed a study he led that shows that robotic surgery holds no major advantages for bladder cancer patients compared with standard open surgery.

July 24, 2014
HPV Test Better than Pap for Assessing Cervical Cancer Risk: Study

Gynecologic surgeon Mario Leitao commented on a study that suggests that testing for HPV may be a better way to predict whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer than a traditional Pap test.

July 18, 2014
Depression May Keep Some Men from Fighting Prostate Cancer

Urologic surgeon Behfar Ehdaie commented on a study that found that depression may be a source of disparity in the treatment men get for prostate cancer.

July 17, 2014
If You're Sick, the City is the Place to be as New York's Hospitals Offer Array of Elite Medical Options

President and CEO Craig Thompson commented on Memorial Sloan Kettering’s rank as the number one hospital for cancer care in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2014–15 listing of Best Hospitals.

July 15, 2014
Study on Cancer Care Yields Mixed Results

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on a study that aimed to remove the financial incentive for doctors to prescribe expensive cancer drugs.

July 9, 2014
Why Statins Could Be the Next Treatment for Breast Cancer

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis commented on a study that found that women with high cholesterol levels had a greater risk of developing breast cancer.

July 5, 2014