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In the Clinic

Cell-Based Immune Therapy Shows Promise in Leukemia Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have used genetically modified immune cells to eradicate cancer in five patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Pictured: Isabelle Rivière, Michel Sadelain & Renier Brentjens

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Meet Leukemia Expert Stephen Chung

Medical oncologist Dr. Chung specializes in working with patients who have leukemia and bone marrow failure syndromes, from diagnosis through treatment and general medical care.

Pictured: Stephen Chung

Q&A

Department of Surgery Chair Peter Scardino on Smarter Screening for Prostate Cancer

Dr. Scardino discusses strategies for how physicians and patients can make the best use of PSA testing and prostate cancer treatment.

Pictured: Peter Scardino

In the Lab

New Molecule Targets Proteins Inside Cancer Cells

Scientists from Memorial Sloan Kettering have collaborated on the discovery of a unique monoclonal antibody, called ESK1, that appears to be effective at targeting and destroying several types of cancer cells.

Pictured: ESK1 Monoclonal Antibody

Q&A

Women with Ovarian Cancer Benefit from Treatment at High-Volume Centers

Gynecology Service Chief Richard Barakat comments on a recent study indicating that women treated by more-experienced physicians receive the most-appropriate care for this aggressive form of cancer.

Pictured: Dennis Chi & Richard Barakat

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Urologist John Mulhall Explains Strategies for Addressing Sexual Health Concerns for Men with Cancer

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: John Mulhall

In the Clinic

Managing Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy after Cancer Treatment

Peripheral neuropathy — a nerve disorder that can cause weakness, numbness, tingling, and pain — is a common chemotherapy side effect. Treatments are available to help improve your quality of life.

Pictured: Massage Therapy

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Scientists Discuss Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research

At the seventh annual seminar for high school students and teachers, investigators discuss how cutting-edge biomedical research may ultimately contribute to better treatments for cancer patients.

Pictured: Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research Seminar

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Meet Leukemia Expert Martin Tallman

Chief of the Leukemia Service Dr. Tallman discusses how experts collaborate to deliver the most-promising therapies, and how he cares for patients as if they were members of his own family.

Pictured: Martin Tallman

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Robot-Assisted Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Our doctors introduce and apply advanced technologies in minimal-access surgery to benefit patients.

Pictured: David Finley & Maria Teresa Ruiz Tsukazan