On Cancer: Robotic Surgery

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In the Clinic

MSK Leads the Way in Neurofibromatosis Research and Treatment

Learn some of the ways MSK is advancing care for people with neurofibromatosis.

Molecular Studies Provide New Clues about Rare Soft Tissue Sarcoma


Reality Check: Should People with Cancer Avoid Robotic Surgery?

Department of Surgery Chair Jeffrey Drebin discusses MSK’s approach to robotic surgery in response to a recent FDA advisory.

MSK surgeons gathered around a robot used for cancer surgery


How Rectal Cancer Taught Dario Resilience

Meet Dario Cortes, who was treated for rectal cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering and is now back to doing the activities he loves.

MSK patient Dario Cortes


In Good Hands: Meet Hand Sarcoma Surgeon Edward Athanasian

Edward Athanasian discusses the unique challenges of operating on sarcomas and other tumors in the hand.

Hand x ray


Prostate Cancer Surgery: What You Should Know

Learn why surgery remains a very effective treatment for most prostate cancers.

Urology Service Chief James Eastham talks to a patient

In the Clinic

Bladder Cancer Surgery: A New Era of Reconstruction

MSK has expanded its bladder cancer surgery options with new robotic methods for constructing a substitute bladder.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Alvin Goh, an expert in robotic surgery.


Q & A: MSK Leads the Way in Treating Head and Neck Cancers

Learn how MSK specialists treat head and neck cancers using the most innovative approaches.

Doctor in green surgical scrubs wearing glasses and cap looking at camera.

In the Clinic

Life Without an Organ: Patients Choose to Have Their Stomach Removed to Reduce Risk of Cancer

A rare form of stomach cancer caused by an inherited gene mutation can be avoided by having the stomach removed — and many people can adjust to life afterward.

Female doctor on right in white coat conferring with male patient on the left.


Why Is Pancreatic Cancer So Hard to Treat?

Learn why pancreatic cancer has long foiled effective treatments — and why this could soon change.

Illustration of human body with pancreas exploded to side and magnified.


How Much Do You Know about Gynecologic Cancers? Take Our Quiz

In honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, test your knowledge of women’s cancers.

Memorial Sloan Kettering gynecologic surgeon Ginger Gardner, who practices in Manhattan and West Harrison, New York