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In the Clinic

New Trial Advances Cell-Based Immune Therapy for Certain Leukemias

A new study evaluating a cell-based immune therapy to treat an aggressive type of leukemia — the largest study of its kind to date — reports that 88 percent of patients responded to the treatment.

Pictured: Renier Brentjens, Isabelle Rivière & Michel Sadelain

At Work: Physician-in-Chief José Baselga

Memorial Hospital’s Physician-in-Chief José Baselga talks about highlights from 2013 and the future of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s clinical enterprise.

Pictured: José Baselga


Cycle for Survival — Pedaling for Research into Rare Cancers

Cycle for Survival, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s nationwide indoor team cycling event, helps support research into rare cancers. Three researchers discuss how these funds benefit their research.

Pictured: Diane Reidy

The Past, Present, and Future: Research and Treatment Advances in Pediatric Cancers

Pediatric oncologist Paul Meyers gives us a snapshot of where treatment for childhood cancers has been – and the promising directions it’s taking in the future.

Pictured: Paul Meyers & Kamirah M.


At Work: Neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar

Viviane Tabar performs complex surgeries for patients with brain tumors and, outside the operating room, focuses on the relationship between stem cells and brain cancers.

Pictured: Vivian Tabar


The Future of Breast Cancer Surgery

Breast cancer surgeon Monica Morrow discusses how surgery for breast cancer is evolving in the modern era of more-effective drug therapy.

In the News

2014 British Medical Journal Study Should Not Change Mammography Guidelines

Breast cancer experts criticize study suggesting mammograms don’t save lives.


Breast Surgery Guidelines Take Aim at Unnecessary Operations

The guidelines address questions around the need to remove additional normal tissue in breast cancer patients who’ve already had a lumpectomy.


Caring for Your Faith and Spirit following a Cancer Diagnosis

Chaplaincy provides spiritual care that addresses questions of identity, meaning, value, and worth that may or may not be expressed in religious terms.

Pictured: All Faith Chapel


Study Offers Insight into “Obesity Paradox” in Kidney Cancer

Investigators have found a possible molecular explanation for why obese people with kidney cancer tend to fare better despite having a higher rate of diagnosis.