By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Dr. Mehrara talks about the expertise of Memorial Sloan Kettering plastic surgeons and how patients with breast cancer and head and neck cancer benefit from recent advances in reconstructive surgery.
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor | Friday, July 6, 2012
A team of investigators from Memorial Sloan Kettering has shown for the first time that tumor growth, metastasis, and chemotherapy resistance are connected to the same molecular changes inside breast cancer cells.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, June 25, 2012
Dr. Morrow, Chief of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Breast Surgical Service, discusses how our patients with breast cancer are cared for by a true team of experts in every aspect of treatment and recovery.
In the Clinic
By Media Staff | Monday, June 4, 2012
A new study confirms that female childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation to the chest have a high risk of developing breast cancer at a young age – a risk that is comparable to that of women who have mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Dr. Pusic, a plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction, talks about advances in reconstructive surgery techniques and in measuring quality of life for patients after surgery.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Friday, April 27, 2012
Dr. Van Zee discusses the personalized care delivered by a multidisciplinary team of breast cancer experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | 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.
In the O.R.
By Esther Napolitano, BS and Allyson Collins, MS
Friday, March 16, 2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering is the first and only hospital in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to offer a new, more patient-friendly approach for doctors to precisely pinpoint and remove small breast cancers.
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Breast Surgical Service Chief Monica Morrow provides perspective on assessing the quality of surgical breast cancer treatment in an editorial in the February 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Clifford A. Hudis has been elected President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the world’s leading professional organization representing more than 30,000 physicians who care for people with cancer.
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor | Friday, December 2, 2011
Recent findings by Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators suggest it might be possible to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy for breast cancer by combining the treatment with a new type of drug called a cathepsin inhibitor.
In the News
By Media Staff | Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Chief of Thoracic Oncology Mark Kris offers his perspective on a promising new tactic for treating lung and other cancers in this story from CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley. The strategy tailors cancer treatment to each individual patient.
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor | Monday, November 21, 2011
Research published in the November 19 issue of The Lancet finds that MRI use for breast cancer screening in women at high risk for the disease – due to family history or a genetic mutation – detects more cancers than screening mammography.
By Memorial Sloan Kettering | Monday, November 14, 2011
Memorial Sloan Kettering mourns the loss of Evelyn H. Lauder, who was a tireless cancer research advocate and a member of our Board of Overseers.