Clinical Updates & Insights

Our clinical updates provide you with timely information about Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new treatment approaches, key clinical trials, and innovations in detecting and treating many cancers.

162 Clinical Updates found

Clinical Update

Case Study: Pituitary Carcinoma Response to Immunotherapy

Treating pituitary tumors with combination immunotherapy may be an effective treatment strategy, especially for tumors that are resistant to temozolomide.

  • Friday, February 8, 2019

Clinical Update

Circulating Tumor DNA Analysis Allows Rapid Therapy Matching in Lung Cancer

Our recent prospective study data provides support for the incorporation of plasma next-generation sequencing (NGS) assays into lung cancer practice guidelines.

  • Friday, February 8, 2019

Clinical Update

Care Bundle Reduces Surgical Site Infections in Colorectal Cancer Surgery

Our findings indicate that surgical site infections can be reduced effectively over the long term with a hospital-wide implementation of multidisciplinary best practices.

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018

Clinical Update

MSI Status: Actionable Mutations in Advanced Endometrial Cancer

Sequencing advanced endometrial tumors with the MSK-IMPACT™ assay provides an effective method for detecting microsatellite instability (MSI) and germline cancer predisposition syndromes

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018

Clinical Update

Image-Guided RT Reduces Potential Under-Dosing in High-Risk Prostate Cancer

All radiotherapy treatments for prostate cancer should be accompanied by image-guidance of the prostate position to rule out significant setup errors in fractional delivery.

  • Monday, November 19, 2018

Clinical Update

Profiling Prostate Tumors for MSI May Inform Better Treatment Selection

Profiling prostate cancer tumors for microsatellite instability (MSI) status with targeted next-generation sequencing can identify patients who may respond better to PD-1/PD-L1 agents.

  • Thursday, November 8, 2018

Clinical Update

Prostatectomy and RT Combination Yields Favorable Outcomes in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Men with advanced prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy have a lower risk of cancer-specific death and improved overall survival compared to men treated with radiotherapy plus androgen deprivation therapy.

  • Thursday, November 8, 2018

Clinical Update

The Emerging Role and Value of Abbreviated Breast MRI

Abbreviated breast magnetic resonance imaging is a cost-effective screening tool that should be made available to patients with an average lifetime risk of breast cancer, according to our recent review of protocols.

  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018