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2013

Gene Breakthroughs Spark a Revolution in Cancer Treatment

Medical oncologist Mark Kris commented on the surge of new targeted therapies for cancer.

August 12, 2013
Tumor-Targeting T Cells Engineered

Cell researcher Michel Sadelain demonstrated that cancer-targeted immune cells can be grown in the lab from stem cells and that when infused into tumor-bearing mice, are able to attack cancer cells and suppress tumor growth.

August 11, 2013
Discovery May Help Pinpoint Risk of Lung Cancer Returning after Surgery

A study led by thoracic surgeon Prasad Adusumilli found that an abnormal cell pattern identified in the tumor tissue of some lung cancer patients may help to predict which tumors are more likely to recur after surgery.

August 7, 2013
Scientists Solve DNA Puzzle of Cord Stem Cell Infection

Infectious diseases specialist Eric Pamer commented on the discovery of a new bacterium responsible for cord colitis, a syndrome that affects a small number of patients treated with umbilical cord stem cells for blood cancer and other hematologic diseases.

August 7, 2013
No Through Road

Physician-scientist Charles Sawyers spoke about ongoing research to study why some patients develop resistance to cancer drugs.

August 5, 2013
Yesterday and Today

Medical oncologist Dean Bajorin discussed advances in the diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer.

August 5, 2013
Restaurant and Hotel Chefs Help Revamp City's Dreaded Hospital Food

Executive Chef Pnina Peled was interviewed about her role and the dishes she creates for hospital patients.

August 5, 2013
Easing Pain of Extended Absence

Child life coordinator Therese Weisbrot discussed keeping kids engaged when they are forced to miss extended periods of school due to illness.

July 31, 2013
Task Force Urges Scans for Smokers at High Risk

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on draft recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force on screening for lung cancer, and Memorial Sloan Kettering’s lung cancer screening decision tool was highlighted.

July 30, 2013
How to Get Healthy after the Cancer Treatments Are Done

Primary care physician Kevin Oeffinger discussed the need for cancer patients to receive guidance and continual follow-up care after their treatment is done.

July 29, 2013
Memorial Sloan Kettering Ranked No. 2 Cancer Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Memorial Sloan Kettering was ranked the No. 2 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013–14 Best Hospitals issue.

July 17, 2013
How Environment and Technology Can Improve Health Care

Critical Care Medicine Service Chief Neil Halpern discussed the cutting-edge technology used in Memorial Sloan Kettering’s intensive care unit.

July 12, 2013
Hold the Salmon: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Higher Risk of Cancer

Epidemiologist Andrew Vickers commented on a study that linked omega-3 fatty acids to an elevated risk of prostate cancer.

July 11, 2013
Many Pediatricians Still Not Using Interpreters

Internist Lisa Diamond commented on a study that found that close to half of pediatricians do not use a professional interpreter when seeing patients and families with a limited understanding of English.

July 10, 2013
Many Men Plan to Ignore PSA Test Guideline: Survey

Epidemiologist Andrew Vickers commented on a survey that found that most older American men plan to get screened for prostate cancer despite a recent recommendation that many should forego the controversial PSA test.

July 9, 2013
Device Helps to Avoid Leaving Cancer Behind

Breast surgeon Monica Morrow discussed a new device that uses radio-frequency energy to test just-removed tissue for cancer during surgery.

July 9, 2013
“Jeopardy!” Champ “Watson” Now in Training to Fight Cancer

Thoracic oncologist Mark Kris and Carol Jaxel, one of Dr. Kris’s patients, were interviewed about the benefits the IBM Watson system can bring to cancer care.

July 9, 2013
New Developments That Could Change the Face of Cancer Forever

Memorial Sloan Kettering President Craig Thompson discussed advances in cancer prevention, detection, and treatment with Katie Couric.

July 5, 2013