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The Puzzle of Pancreatic Cancer: How Steve Jobs Did Not Beat the Odds — but Nobel Winner Ralph Steinman Did

Despite having the same name, the diseases that killed Steve Jobs and 2011 Nobel Prize winner Ralph Steinman are two different kinds of cancer. Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz explains.

October 7, 2011
Surgery Rate Late in Life Surprises Researchers

Memorial Sloan Kettering epidemiologist Peter Bach comments on new research that found that surgery is surprisingly common in older people during the last year, month, and even week of life.

October 6, 2011
Complementary Breast Cancer Treatments Gaining Acceptance

Chief of Integrative Medicine Barrie Cassileth is referenced in this story about the growing use of complementary cancer care.

October 3, 2011
Breast Cancer in Young Women

Why is breast cancer in young women so much harder to treat? Memorial Sloan Kettering Chief of the Breast Cancer Services, Clifford Hudis, addresses the question in this issue of Self.

October 1, 2011
World-Class Cancer Care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

People with cancer from around the globe benefit "from receiving care at the very place where physicians and scientists pioneer new treatments, refine standard approaches, and use sophisticated combinations of therapy to increase the cure rate of cancer,” Vice President for International Programs and cancer surgeon Murray Brennan told Medical Tourism Magazine.

October 1, 2011
Breast Cancer: New Options & New Promise

Breast surgeon Alexandra Heerdt is interviewed in this special about treatment options and protocols that are improving the odds of surviving breast cancer.

October 1, 2011
Wall Street Decathlon Gives Executives Their Own Athletic Competition

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Vice President of Development, Richard Naum, spoke about this year’s Wall Street Decathlon to benefit Memorial Sloan Kettering.

September 30, 2011
Translational Research: Four Ways to Fix the Clinical Trial

Neurosurgeon Eric Holland provides input on ways to improve clinical trials.

September 28, 2011
MSKCC Proposal for Westchester Center Wins Committee OK

Executive Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Regional Care Network Victor Ribaudo and Executive Vice President of Memorial Sloan Kettering John Gunn spoke about plans to open a regional cancer treatment center in Harrison, NY.

September 23, 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