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2013

Health Problems Common in Survivors of Pediatric Cancer

Internist Emily Tonorezos discussed some of the health issues survivors of pediatric cancer face.

December 8, 2013
Cancer Survivors Celebrate Their Cancerversary

Memorial Sloan-Kettering patient Bruce Feiler reflected on the five year anniversary of his cancer diagnosis. His surgeon John Healey was quoted.

December 7, 2013
Cancer Centers, Longtime Rivals, Launch Company to Develop New Drug

Memorial Sloan-Kettering has partnered with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Seattle Children’s Research Institute to form a biotechnology company to speed the development of novel immunotherapies for cancer. Cell researchers Michel Sadelain, Isabelle Rivière, and Renier Brentjens are co-founders.

December 4, 2013
Dr. van den Brink on Adding Ibrutinib to R-CHOP in NHL

Hematologic Oncology Division Head Marcel van den Brink discusses a trial that analyzes the addition of ibrutinib to R-CHOP in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The trial will be presented at the 2013 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition.

December 4, 2013
ASH 2013 Preview: CAR Modified T Cells, Novel Assays, and Ibrutinib

Hematologic Oncology Division Head Marcel van den Brink comments on abstracts being presented by Memorial Sloan Kettering physicians at the 2013 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition.

December 4, 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