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Pictured: Pramod Sogani
Honor
Monday, July 1, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering urologic surgeon Pramod Sogani has been inaugurated as President of the American Urological Association. In this Q&A he discusses his goals and his new role.

Pictured: Robin Roberts & Sergio Giralt
Honor
Friday, June 7, 2013

Sergio Giralt, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service, has been recognized for his achievements in the field of bone marrow transplantation with an award presented by GMA’s Robin Roberts.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok & Richard Carvajal
In the Clinic
Monday, June 3, 2013

Two Memorial Sloan Kettering studies that hold promise for the treatment of advanced uveal (eye) melanoma and advanced skin melanoma are making headlines at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Pictured: Paul Russo
In the Clinic
Monday, May 20, 2013

A study has found that the majority of kidney cancer patients with small tumors have their entire kidney removed, which can increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular complications.

Honor
Monday, May 13, 2013

Six nursing staff members were honored at this year’s Samuel and May Rudin Awards ceremony held during National Nurses Week on Wednesday, May 8.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
In the Clinic
Thursday, April 4, 2013

Early research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan Kettering cautions against combining ipilimumab and vemurafenib for the treatment of metastatic melanoma.

Pictured: Paul Sabbatini
Q&A
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

In his new role as Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Clinical Research, Paul Sabbatini aims to streamline, accelerate, and expand Memorial Sloan Kettering’s clinical research program.

Pictured: John Mulhall
Q&A
Friday, March 8, 2013

Dr. Mulhall, director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program, explains common concerns about male sexual health and offers advice for men and their partners.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers
Honor
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Charles Sawyers, Chair of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, is a recipient of the inaugural $3 million prize for groundbreaking achievements in scientific research.

Pictured: James Fagin
In the Clinic
Thursday, February 14, 2013

Researchers have found that the investigational drug selumetinib shuts down the signaling of genetic mutations that prevent some patients’ thyroid cancer tumors from absorbing radioiodine, the most effective treatment for the disease.

Pictured: Mammogram
Q&A
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A New York State law that went into effect this month requires radiologists to inform women if they have dense breasts. Dr. Lee answers questions about the concept of breast density and what women should know.

Pictured: Kenneth Yu
In the Clinic
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

New research suggests that analyzing genetic changes found in the bloodstream may help doctors predict which chemotherapy regimens will work for some patients.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers' Laboratory
In the Clinic
Monday, January 7, 2013

The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s notable research advances include the approval of a new drug for men with advanced prostate cancer that was developed and studied by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers.

Pictured: Michel Sadelain & Jedd Wolchok
Announcement
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Physician-scientists Michel Sadelain and Jedd Wolchok have been appointed to a new research team dedicated to investigating ways to harness the immune system to fight cancer.

Pictured: Ethel Law & Elizabeth Grahn
Announcement
Monday, December 10, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering advanced practice nurses Elizabeth Grahn and Ethel Law have been recognized for their extraordinary achievements in education and research.