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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
Revving Up Immune System Helps Fight Leukemia

Medical oncologist Renier Brentjens spoke about a study he and cell researcher Michel Sadelain are conducting that uses a cell-based immune therapy to treat an aggressive form of leukemia.

February 19, 2014
New Evidence on How Weight, Diet and Exercise Can Help Reduce Cancer Risk

Nutritionist Moshe Shike spoke about some ways people can reduce their cancer risk.

February 18, 2014
Seeking Medical Clues From the 'Super Responder'

Physician-scientist David Solit commented on exceptional responders, patients who respond to treatments when others typically do not.

February 17, 2014
Debating the Value and Effectiveness of Mammograms

Diagnostic radiologist Carol Lee commented on a study that questions the benefit of yearly mammograms.

February 12, 2014
Sawyers’ Scientific Approach Paved Way for Discoveries in Two Tumor Types

Physician-scientist Charles Sawyers is profiled about his seminal role in the discovery of three groundbreaking cancer drugs.

February 10, 2014
Fixing a Body’s Broken Genes is Becoming Possible

Cell researcher Michel Sadelain discussed a type of gene therapy that instructs the immune system to recognize and attack tumor cells.

February 8, 2014
Young Boy Launches Event to Raise Money Against Cancer

Six-year-old Ethan Sandlofer launched a cycling event to raise money for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

February 7, 2014
Get Through Cancer the Write Way

Judith Kelman, the founder of MSK’s Visible Ink Program, writes about the benefits of writing through a cancer diagnosis.

February 1, 2014
Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.

Cell researcher Michel Sadelain spoke about a new technique that re-programs peoples’ immune systems to fight cancer.

February 1, 2014
Prostate Cancer, Redefined

Medical oncologist Howard Scher commented on the latest prostate cancer research.

January 24, 2014
Custom-Fit Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Research led by radiation oncologist William Polkinghorn and physician-scientist Charles Sawyers suggests that analyzing a tumor’s DNA may identify prostate cancer patients who would benefit from radiation alone or in combination with other treatments.

January 14, 2014
NY Cancer Research Gets $90 Million

Immunologist Jedd Wolchok commented on a $90 million gift from Ludwig Cancer Research to support Memorial Sloan Kettering’s immunology research.

January 6, 2014
Cycle for Survival Raises Money for Cancer Research

Cycle for Survival, a national indoor team cycling event, raises money for research on rare cancers at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

January 3, 2014

2013

India's Efforts to Aid Poor Worry Drug Makers

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on efforts to make drugs affordable to the world’s poorest people.

December 30, 2013
Millions at High Risk for Lung Cancer Should be Screened Yearly, Panel Says

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force for yearly screening of healthy adults between the ages of 55 and 80 at high risk for lung cancer.

December 30, 2013
Childhood Cancer's New Conundrum

Primary care physician Kevin Oeffinger and behavioral psychologist Tim Ahles commented on new research that suggests that survivors of childhood cancer are facing a new health challenge: premature aging.

December 27, 2013
Johanna Joyce, Cancer Warrior

Cancer biologist Johanna Joyce was profiled and discussed how she is challenging scientists to rethink the fight against cancer.

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December 23, 2013