Pressroom: Media Coverage

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2014

Mouthwash and Poor Dental Hygiene May Up the Risk of Oral Cancer

Head and neck cancer surgeon Bhuvanesh Singh answered questions about oral hygiene and the risks for oral cancer.

April 8, 2014
Guarded Optimism After Breast Cancer Drug Shows Promising Results

Chief José Baselga commented on a study that found that a new type of drug reduced the risk that breast cancer would progress in women with advanced disease.

April 7, 2014
Agios Leukemia Drug Shows Promise in Tiny, Early Study

Medical oncologist Eytan Stein was interviewed about a clinical trial he is leading to test a new leukemia drug.

April 6, 2014
Cancer Treatment: The Killer Within

Medical oncologist Michael Postow and cell researcher Michel Sadelain commented on ways the immune system can be manipulated to treat cancer.

April 2, 2014
Cancer Patients Empowered Through Writing

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s “Visible Ink” program, a writing program that pairs writers with patients, was profiled.

March 29, 2014
Everybody's Little Buddy

Head and Neck Cancer Oncology Service Chief David Pfister spoke about throat cancer—the disease Gilligan’s Island star Bob Denver ultimately succumbed to.

March 28, 2014
For Tough Cancer Cases, Advice from the Cloud

Medical oncologist Miguel-Angel Perales spoke about an online platform that acts like a virtual tumor board for physicians who want to ask for help or trade advice with peers from around the world.

March 28, 2014
Study Ties Breast Gene to High-Risk Uterine Cancer

Gynecologist and geneticist Noah Kauff was interviewed about a study he conducted that found that women with mutations in BRCA1 may also have an increased risk of developing a rare, aggressive form of uterine cancer.

March 25, 2014
Study Ties Breast Gene to High-Risk Uterine Cancer

Gynecologist and geneticist Noah Kauff was interviewed about a study he conducted that found that women with mutations in BRCA1 may also have an increased risk of developing a rare, aggressive form of uterine cancer.

March 25, 2014
Mahopac Blood Cancer Study Shows No Sign of Cluster

Epidemiologist Colin Begg commented on a report that found no increased incidence of leukemia among Putnam County, NY residents.

March 24, 2014
Chemo For Terminal Cancer Patients Linked to Aggressive Care

Medical oncologist Andrew Epstein commented on a study that found that terminally ill cancer patients who received chemotherapy in the last months of life were more likely to die in an intensive care unit than those who did not receive chemotherapy.

March 19, 2014
Report: Cancer Will Be No. 1 Killer in U.S.

Breast Cancer Medicine Service Chief Clifford Hudis commented on a report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology that found that in 16 years, cancer will become the leading cause of death in the United States.

March 11, 2014
Help or Harm

Epidemiologist Andrew Vickers discussed PSA screening to detect prostate cancer.

March 8, 2014
Making the Most Out of Your Patient Portal

Nurse leader Elizabeth Rodriguez discussed Memorial Sloan Kettering’s patient portal.

March 6, 2014
National Guidelines Aim to Make Life Better After Cancer

A Memorial Sloan Kettering patient discusses our survivorship program and the MSK support groups she takes part in.

March 6, 2014
How Yoga Can Help Women with Breast Cancer

Integrative Medicine Service Chief Barrie Cassileth commented on a study that found that yoga can help ease pain, fatigue and depression among women battling breast cancer.

March 4, 2014
Hundreds of People Hit the Gym in Midtown to Spin Against Rare Forms of Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering President and CEO Craig Thompson was interviewed about the fundraising event Cycle for Survival that raises money for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

March 2, 2014
A Man's Battle Against Bone Cancer Raises Awareness of Rare Disease

Medical oncologist Richard Carvajal spoke about the importance of fundraising events like Cycle for Survival that raises money for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

March 1, 2014
Whose Gene Is It Anyway? Doctors Face Dilemmas Over Risk Knowledge

Geneticist Mark Robson discussed the pros and cons of genetic testing.

February 28, 2014