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2014

Ask Well: Reapply Your Sunscreen

Dermatologist Steven Wang answered a reader’s question about sunscreen.

July 3, 2014
Designer T Cells Fight Viruses After Transplants

Department of Pediatrics Chair Richard O’Reilly commented on a novel technique to manufacture T cells that can target up to five of the viruses that cause the most trouble for transplant patients.

June 25, 2014
Study: 3-D Scans More Accurate Than Standard Mammograms

Radiologist Carol Lee commented on a study that suggests that screening with three-dimensional imaging finds more invasive cancers and yields fewer false alarms than standard digital mammograms alone.

June 25, 2014
Sloan Kettering Gets $100 Million Gift

Memorial Sloan Kettering received a landmark gift of $100 million to undertake a unique and intensive endeavor to transform cancer care through genomic analysis of patient-derived tumors. President and CEO Craig Thompson was interviewed.

June 20, 2014
Dr. Roboto

Colorectal cancer surgeon Julio Garcia-Aguilar discussed the use of robotic surgery.

June 17, 2014
Dense Breasts May Obscure Mammogram Results

Radiologist Carol Lee discussed what women should know about breast density.

June 17, 2014
Bristol-Myers Squibb: Big Pharma's Small Wonder

Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service Chief Jedd Wolchok commented on the immunotherapy drug ipilimumab (Yervoy™) for patients with advanced melanoma.

June 16, 2014
Teens Who Overcame Cancer Get Special Graduation Ceremony at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Pediatric oncologist Paul Meyers was interviewed about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s annual high school graduation ceremony for former pediatric cancer patients.

June 13, 2014
Best Children's Hospitals: Fighting Cancer in Kids with Top-Level Care and State-Of-The-Art Playroom

Pediatric oncologist Rachel Kobos and occupational therapist Christine Connelly were interviewed about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s pediatric gym and rehab facility. A young Memorial Sloan Kettering patient was also featured.

June 10, 2014
Outsmarting Breast Cancer with Evolving Therapies

Medical oncologists Clifford Hudis and Larry Norton discussed advances in breast cancer treatment.

June 9, 2014
New System for Treating Cancer Seen as Hopeful

Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service Chief Jedd Wolchok shared his thoughts on updated research that shows that the effects of drug-based immunotherapy can sometimes last for years in patients who were treated for advanced melanoma.

June 3, 2014
More Americans Surviving Cancer Than Ever Before

Adult Long-Term Follow-Up Program Director Kevin Oeffinger commented on a report that found that the number of cancer survivors in the U.S. will grow to almost 19 million in 2024.

June 2, 2014
New Cervical Cancer Treatment Uses Patient’s Immune System

Center for Cell Engineering Director Michel Sadelain commented on a study that used cell-based immunotherapy to treat advanced cervical cancer.

June 2, 2014
Study May Alter Approach to Prostate Cancer

Medical oncologist Michael Morris was interviewed about a new study that found that men given chemotherapy early in their treatment for advanced prostate cancer lived longer than those who did not get early chemotherapy.

June 2, 2014
Cancer Hospitals Make Gene Tests a New Standard for Care

Physician-in-Chief José Baselga was interviewed about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s collaboration with Quest Diagnostics to screen patients’ cancer genes and help doctors choose the best treatments. Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Marc Ladanyi, David Solit and Charles Sawyers were also interviewed.

June 2, 2014
Cancer Cost Crisis Forces Tough Choices

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis discussed the rising costs of cancer care.

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May 31, 2014
Drug Protects Ovaries During Chemo, Study Demonstrates

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis was interviewed about an experimental treatment that can help preserve fertility in women undergoing chemotherapy.

May 30, 2014
Memorial Sloan Kettering Holds Prom for Pediatric Cancer Patients

Pediatric Day Hospital Medical Director Farid Boulad was interviewed about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Spring Prom, a special event for current and past patients, their friends and family, and staff.

May 29, 2014
Is This How We'll Cure Cancer?

Immunotherapy research led by cell researcher Michel Sadelain was profiled. Physician-scientist Charles Sawyers and medical oncologist Clifford Hudis were interviewed.

May 27, 2014
Twice the Tamoxifen Backed for Breast Cancer Patients

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis discussed new recommendations from the American Society of Clinical Oncology that suggest that breast cancer patients take the drug tamoxifen for 10 years after treatment instead of 5.

May 27, 2014