Memorial Sloan Kettering

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Recent Blog Posts

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Cancer Guide
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Explore our newly updated guide to testicular cancer care to learn about how our specialists work as a team to diagnose and treat men with this type of cancer.

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Video
Monday, April 16, 2012

James Eastham, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Urology Service, talks about how our prostate cancer experts collaborate to maximize the likelihood of curing the cancer and limiting the side effects of treatment.

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In the Community
Friday, April 13, 2012

For the 12th consecutive year, Stop & Shop customers have an opportunity to support Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Pediatrics.

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Announcement
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s redesigned website has been nominated for Best Health Website for the 16th Annual Webby Awards. We were selected among the best from nearly 10,000 entries.

Website
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Patient Story
Monday, April 9, 2012

A routine blood test led to a diagnosis of bone cancer for Bruce, an otherwise healthy 43-year-old writer. Surgeons at Memorial Sloan Kettering removed his cancer and saved his leg, giving him the chance to resume his career as “the writer who walks.”

Video
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Michael was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia at age 16. After receiving treatment in the Department of Pediatrics he is a cancer survivor and college student, looking forward to “taking the artistic field by force.”

Pictured: Mary Ellen McEvily
Feature
Friday, March 30, 2012

Volunteers staff this new series of art workshops, called Art Expressions, for outpatients, families, and caregivers.

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Video
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month. Watch the latest videos of our kidney cancer experts discussing advances in diagnosis and personalized treatment at our CancerSmart lecture series.

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Q&A
Monday, March 26, 2012

Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation Service Chief Sergio Giralt explains recent advances that are enabling more patients to survive the most difficult period after receiving a transplant.

Pictured: Monica Morrow
Honor
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Dr. Morrow is the first surgeon and the first person from Memorial Sloan Kettering to receive the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s award, which recognizes breast cancer researchers who are also excellent mentors.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers
Honor
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Beginning in April 2013, physician-scientist Charles Sawyers will serve as President of the American Association for Cancer Research, the world’s oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research.

Research
Pictured: Peter Scardino
Q&A
Monday, March 12, 2012

Department of Surgery Chair Peter T. Scardino reflects on the expanding role of surgery at an institution devoted to caring for people with cancer.

Pictured: Martee Hensley
Prediction Tool
Thursday, March 1, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators have developed a personalized tool to help women and their doctors predict overall survival at five years after a diagnosis of uterine leiomyosarcoma.

Pictured: Jatin Shah
Video
Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Many cancers that develop in the mouth, nose, throat, and larynx can be cured. Watch this series to learn how our experts collaborate to give patients the best chance of a positive outcome.

Patient Story
Monday, February 20, 2012

When five-year-old CJ Postighone was diagnosed with a rare pediatric cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma, he came to Memorial Sloan Kettering to receive a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.