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2014

False-Positive Mammograms Don't Deter Women From Future Screening: Study

Diagnostic radiologist Carol Lee commented on a study that found that false-positive mammograms do increase anxiety, but the feeling is short-lived and most women go on to have breast screening in the future.

April 21, 2014
Camillus Woman, Shot 5 Years Ago, Builds New Life with New Face

Dental Service Chief Joseph Huryn was interviewed about a facial prosthesis he developed for a woman who was shot accidentally.

April 20, 2014
New Clinical Trials Underway for Advanced Lung Cancer Patients

Medical oncologist Mark Kris discussed personalized medicine and how genetic testing has improved treatment for many patients with lung cancer.

April 19, 2014
Teen Makes Genetic Discovery of Her Own Rare Cancer

Pediatric Surgical Service Chief Michael LaQuaglia was interviewed about working with one of his teenage patients on a research project to genetically sequence tumors in patients with fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma, a rare liver cancer.

April 16, 2014
Breast Cancer Drug Treatment

Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs Larry Norton 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 15, 2014
The Tobacco Ties That Bind

Epidemiologist Peter Bach authored an opinion piece about the sale of tobacco products in retail pharmacies.

April 11, 2014
Cancer ‘Miracle’ Patients Studied Anew for Disease Clues

Physician-scientist David Solit discussed the use of sophisticated DNA sequencing technology to determine why some patients have exceptional responses to drugs that don’t work for others.

April 11, 2014
Study Links Erectile Dysfunction Drugs with Increased Risk of Malignant Melanoma

Dermatology Service Chief Allan Halpern discussed a study that found a possible link between Viagra and an increased risk of developing melanoma.

April 10, 2014
Doctor’s Orders: Cancer Screening Saves Lives

President Emeritus Paul Marks authored an opinion piece on cancer screening.

April 8, 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