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2011

Medical Advances and Treatment Decisions: A 20-Year Retrospective

Medical oncologist Larry Norton, MD, discussed the latest breast cancer treatment advances.

September 23, 2011
Kids Surviving Cancer More Often Than Ever

Pediatric oncologist Paul Meyers, MD, discussed recent advances in pediatric cancer research.

September 20, 2011
CBS 2HD's Special Report: Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure

Medical oncologists Larry Norton, MD, and Clifford Hudis, MD, were interviewed about the latest advances in breast cancer research for CBS 2HD’s annual special report.

September 19, 2011
Bone Metastasis: What Happens

Medical oncologist Julie Fasano, MD, explained bone metastasis.

September 14, 2011
Ovarian Cancer Warning Signs

Gynecologic oncologist Carol Brown, MD, was featured as a guest on The Dr. Oz Show to offer her clinical expertise on the early warning signs of ovarian cancer.

September 13, 2011
For The Dying, A Chance To Rewrite Life

Psychiatrist William Breitbart, MD, talked to NPR about how to help people cope with the reality of their death.

September 12, 2011
Concern Is Growing That the Elderly Get Too Many Medical Tests

Biostatistician Camelia Sima, MD, MS, discussed questions being raised about the over-testing of older patients and the growing skepticism about the widespread practice of routine screening for cancer and other ailments of people in their 70s, 80s, and 90s.

September 12, 2011
Annual Breast Exams, Mammograms Still Key to Detecting Breast Cancer

Medical oncologist Andrew Seidman, MD, discussed research presented at the 2011 Breast Cancer Symposium that underscores the importance of mammograms and breast self-exams for the detection of breast cancer.

September 6, 2011
Many 9/11 First Responders are Falling Ill, Dying

Newark Fire Department Captain and 9/11 first responder Mike Sorace, who has battled throat cancer, visited radiation oncologist Karen Schupak, MD, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge for a follow-up visit after a course of radiation treatments.

September 5, 2011
FDA Approves Pfizer Lung-Cancer Drug

Thoracic oncologist Mark Kris, MD, was interviewed about the FDA approval of crizotinib (Xalkori®), a drug that shrinks tumors in lung-cancer patients with a rare genetic abnormality.

August 26, 2011
Scoring System May Tell the Dying How Long They Have to Live

Paul Glare, MD, Chief of the Pain and Palliative Care Service, was interviewed about an editorial he wrote to accompany a study published in the British Medical Journal that found a new scoring system might be able to tell patients in the final stages of cancer how much time they have left so they can prepare for their passing. Dr. Glare was also quoted in the Huffington Post.

August 25, 2011
Sun Self-Defense

Dermatologist Steven Wang, MD, was quoted in a guide to defend against skin cancer.

August 23, 2011
NYC Scientists Unlocking the Brain's Power

Neurosurgeon Eric Holland, MD, PhD, offered his perspective on gliomas and highlighted new research at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Brain Tumor Center.

August 22, 2011
Consumer Reports: Quiz Reveals Facts and Myths About Skin Cancer

Consumer Reports’ testers have found that sunscreens have become better over the years, but rates of skin cancer continue to climb. Dermatologist Allan Halpern, MD, was quoted.

August 22, 2011
Death of a Pathology Centre: Shelved

Thoracic pathologist William Travis, MD, discussed the closing of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.

August 17, 2011
Study: Smoking, Bladder Cancer Link Higher in Women than Previously Thought

Urologic surgeon Bernard Bochner, MD, discussed a National Cancer Institute study that found smoking cigarettes is just as risky for women as it is for men in terms of developing bladder cancer.

August 16, 2011
Hospitals Promoting Bargain CT Scans For Smokers

Some hospitals are pushing low-cost CT scans after a National Cancer Institute study found that CT screening may cut the death rate from lung cancer by 20 percent. Pulmonologist and epidemiologist Peter Bach, MD, was quoted.

August 16, 2011
Induced Stem Cells Promise 'A Whole New Way To Do Medicine'

Developmental biologist Lorenz Studer, MD, discussed research his laboratory is conducting on familial dysautonomia (FD).

August 12, 2011
Gene Treatment Offers Hope in Leukemia Cases

A new strategy for genetically bolstering the immune system proved surprisingly powerful against an advanced form of leukemia according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Medical oncologist Renier Brentjens, MD, PhD, was quoted. Additional interviews with Dr. Brentjens also appeared on ABCNews.com and The Scientist.com.

August 11, 2011