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Femara May Beat Tamoxifen at Preventing Breast Cancer's Return

Medical oncologist Maura Dickler discusses new research that found that the breast cancer drug letrozole, marketed as Femara, may be more effective than tamoxifen at preventing the return of breast cancer and improving survival among older women with hormone-sensitive breast cancers.

October 21, 2011
Radiation Plus Surgery Cuts Risk of Breast Cancer Return

Medical oncologist Elizabeth Comen discusses new research that shows that adding radiation therapy to breast-conserving surgery halves the chance that cancer will come back and reduces the risk of dying from breast cancer, when compared to the breast-conserving surgery alone.

October 20, 2011
Latest on Breast Cancer Research with Larry Norton on ABC's "The View"

Watch medical oncologist Larry Norton speaking about the latest in breast cancer research on ABC's The View. Norton is Memorial Sloan Kettering's Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs as well as the Medical Director of the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center.

October 19, 2011
Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation Give Thanks for Life Gala

The neuroblastoma team at Memorial Sloan Kettering was honored with a $125,000 grant from Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation. Awards of Excellence went to pediatric surgeon Michael La Quaglia and nurse practitioner Ester Dantis.

October 18, 2011
Stacey Sager's Life Saved with Help of Genetic Test

Eyewitness News reporter and cancer survivor Stacey Sager discusses genetic testing for the mutation that causes breast and ovarian cancer. Medical oncologist and geneticist Kenneth Offit, gynecologic oncologist Carol Aghajanian, and gynecologic surgeon Richard Barakat were all interviewed for the special.

October 14, 2011
Vitamin E Is Linked to Prostate Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering epidemiologist Andrew Vickers discusses new research that found that vitamin E supplements may increase the risk of prostate cancer.

October 12, 2011
Urban Sanctuary: Brooklyn Infusion Center in New York, Designed by ZGF Architects

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Brooklyn Infusion Center is profiled in this piece. "Patients own this facility and design their own experience," said Wendy Perchick, MSKCC's Chief of Strategic Planning and Innovation, adding: "The best testament to the success of this new model for cancer treatment? A patient told me that he felt the healing intensified here because he was so relaxed."

October 12, 2011
The Search for a Breast Cancer Cure

Medical oncologist Carolyn Wasserheit and Medical Director of the Regional Care Network Maureen Killackey discuss the latest breast cancer research.

October 12, 2011
Music Therapy Hitting Right Notes For Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering music therapist Karen Popkin discusses the benefits of music therapy among cancer patients in this video interview.

October 10, 2011
Two-Drug Combo May Help Hard-to-Treat Leukemia

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Nicole Lamanna discusses new research that shows clear benefits of the combination of Campath and Fludara for relapsed refractory cases of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).

October 10, 2011
MSKCC Wins Final OK to Build Westchester Outpatient Cancer Center

MSKCC's proposal to build a $142 million outpatient cancer center in Westchester County was approved by state officials. Executive Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Regional Care Network Victor Ribaudo is quoted.

October 7, 2011
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