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2013

Mammograms in 3-D May Be Better, but Hard Proof is Missing

Radiologist Carol Lee discussed the benefits and harms of 3-D mammography.

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December 3, 2013
Signs of Aging, Even in the Embryo

Biologist Scott Lowe commented on new research that found senescent cells – cells that stop dividing over time – in embryos.

November 21, 2013
Vows: In Sickness and In Health

Memorial Sloan Kettering patient Virginia Wettlaufer was diagnosed with breast cancer six months after she and Walter Tomenson started dating. Her care team shared words of encouragement to the happy couple, who recently exchanged vows.

November 16, 2013
Why Mammogram Guidelines Would Have Missed Amy Robach's Cancer

Medical oncologist Larry Norton commented on the importance of early breast cancer screening.

November 13, 2013
Advocates Push for Straight Talk About Sex for Cancer Patients

Medical oncologist Shari Goldfarb spoke about the sexual side effects of cancer and its treatment.

November 12, 2013
Breakthroughs in Animal Healthcare May Hold Treatments for Humans

Medical oncologist Larry Norton spoke about the collaboration among physicians and veterinarians to fight diseases affecting both animals and humans.

November 5, 2013
Doctors Fear Losing Leukemia Drug Deemed Risky

Medical oncologist Michael Mauro commented on an FDA decision to ban the sale of a leukemia drug that has been keeping patients alive but also comes with serious side effects.

November 2, 2013
Cancer Survivor's Mom Gives NYC Marathon 2nd Try After Hurricane Sandy

Fred’s Team runner Danielle Kelly ran the ING New York City Marathon for her daughter, Maggie, who was treated for neuroblastoma at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

November 1, 2013
Some Women Cite Personal Growth After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Psychiatrist Mary Jane Massie discussed a study that found that some women say they also go through positive personal growth after a breast cancer diagnosis.

October 31, 2013
Tests May Someday Show Which Breast, Prostate Cancers Will Turn Aggressive

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis commented on biomarkers that may help determine which cancers are more likely to be aggressive.

October 28, 2013
Doctors Troubled by Rising Costs of Cancer-fighting Drugs

Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz commented on the rising costs of cancer care.

October 22, 2013
Science and Advances in Breast Cancer

Medical oncologist Heather McArthur discussed why an individualized approach is important in treating cancer as well as her research in immunotherapy. Gynecologist Noah Kauff discussed the risks and recommendations for women with BRCA gene mutations.

October 22, 2013
The Cost of Living

Epidemiologist Peter Bach, and medical oncologists Leonard Saltz and Ellin Berman, discussed Memorial Sloan Kettering’s decision not to carry a new colorectal cancer drug due to its cost and the effects that decision has had on the medical community.

October 20, 2013
New Website for Breast Cancer Fighters

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Theresa McLeod was interviewed about the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center Boutique.

October 16, 2013
Same Gene Mutations Tied to 12 Cancers

Cancer geneticist Michael Berger commented on new research that identified genetic mutations that are common among 12 types of cancer.

October 16, 2013
Breaking Through Cancer's Shield

Medical oncologist Renier Brentjens and cell researcher Michel Sadelain commented on recent advances that use the body’s own immune system to fight cancer.

October 15, 2013
The Soaring Cost of a Simple Breath

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on the high price of commonly used medications that contribute heavily to healthcare costs.

October 13, 2013
Screw You Cancer

A Memorial Sloan Kettering patient shared her decision to have a preventative double mastectomy after learning she’s BRCA1-positive in this documentary series. Her breast surgeon Mary Gemignani, plastic surgeon Andrea Pusic, and genetic counselor Mark Robson were all featured in the film.

October 9, 2013
Weighing Surgeries in Light of a Breast Cancer Gene

Gynecologic oncologist Nadeem Abu-Rustum commented on risk-reducing surgery for women with BRCA gene mutations.

October 7, 2013