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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
Could Someone You Know Be At Risk for Male Breast Cancer?

Breast Cancer Medicine Service Chief Clifford Hudis discussed the risks for male breast cancer.

March 3, 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
Teen Helped Research Her Own Disease

Pediatric surgeon Michael La Quaglia worked with eighteen-year-old cancer survivor Elana Simon to identify a genetic abnormality that may be a cause of her cancer, called fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma.

February 28, 2014
Removing Ovaries Cuts Risk of Death in Gene Carriers

Geneticist Noah Kauff commented on a study that suggests that removing the ovaries in young women with BRCA mutations cuts the risk of death, but carries heavy costs in terms of quality of life.

February 24, 2014
Medical Comfort Zone for Some Palm Beachers is Still the North, Despite Strong Local Options

Physician-in-Chief José Baselga commented on why some people travel long distances to seek cancer care at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

February 23, 2014
Personalized Cancer Treatment, From Just a Blood Sample

Medical oncologist Howard Scher commented on new technology that may help determine whether a cancer patient is an appropriate candidate for a drug, or whether the drug is working.

February 21, 2014