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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
Breast Cancer Advances Offer More Options, Faster Treatments

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis discussed advances in breast cancer prevention and treatment.

October 7, 2013
Breast Cancer Special: Answers, Updates, and Progress

Medical oncologist Andrew Seidman discussed Memorial Sloan Kettering’s collaboration with IBM Watson and the benefits it will bring to treating patients, and medical oncologist Victoria Blinder discussed psycho-social issues that can come into play when a person is going through cancer treatment.

October 5, 2013
Breast Cancer Special: Answers, Updates, and Progress

Medical oncologist Heather McArthur and interventional radiologist Stephen Solomon were interviewed about a clinical trial being offered at Memorial Sloan Kettering for breast cancer patients.

October 5, 2013
10 Ways to Stop Breast Cancer

Surgical oncologist Mary Gemignani offered tips to help women overcome their breast cancer fears.

October 1, 2013
The Intriguing Health Benefits of Qigong

Integrative medicine specialist Yang Yang spoke about the use of qigong for cancer patients.

September 30, 2013
Cancer Cartography

Computational biologist Chris Sander developed an algorithm to examine more than 3,000 tumors, and was able to group them into two distinct categories based on their genetic makeup.

September 27, 2013
Science and the Arts

Visible Ink Founder Judith Kelman was interviewed about the program that offers patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering the opportunity to work one-on-one with an experienced mentor on a writing project of their choice.

September 24, 2013
Going Pink: 7 Things You Need to Know Now About Breast Cancer

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis weighed in on what Americans should know now about breast cancer.

September 23, 2013