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.

167 Clinical Updates found

Clinical Update

Surgery Is Critical in Advanced Testicular Cancer

Resection of all residual disease after salvage chemotherapy offers the best chance for a cure for patients with refractory or relapsed advanced testicular cancer, according to the results of our recent retrospective study.

  • Friday, April 5, 2019

Clinical Update

Deep Learning with MRI-Radiomics Improves Survival Prediction in Glioblastoma

Incorporating radiomics with methyl guanine methyl transferase (MGMT) status can more accurately stratify glioblastoma patients into groups with different survival risks compared to using either prediction tool in isolation.

  • Thursday, April 4, 2019

Clinical Update

Video: Expanding Organ Preservation Surgery in Esophageal Cancer

Daniela Molena, MD, Director, Esophageal Surgery Program, talks on expanding organ preservation surgery in esophageal cancer and the quest to pinpoint the elusive sentinel node in these patients.

  • Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Clinical Update

The Most Recent Staging System for Thyroid Cancer Downgrades Almost One-Third of Cases

The newest edition of the thyroid cancer staging system has increased the age at diagnosis as a prognostic factor by a decade.

  • Friday, March 1, 2019

Clinical Update

Watch-and-Wait Strategy Results in Rectal Preservation for Select Rectal Cancer Patients

A carefully monitored, multidisciplinary watch-and-wait strategy can result in excellent rectal preservation and pelvic tumor control for a large majority of select patients with rectal cancer who show a clinical complete response after neoadjuvant therapy.

  • Friday, March 1, 2019

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

Sentinel Lymph Node Algorithm Noninferior to Full Pelvic Lymphadenectomy in Advanced Endometrial Cancer

Oncologic outcomes are similar with the use of a sentinel lymph node algorithm compared to performing a full pelvic and paraaortic lymph node dissection in node-negative patients with deeply invasive endometroid endometrial carcinoma.

  • Monday, January 14, 2019

Clinical Update

Uterine-Preserving Surgery Achieves Same Oncologic Outcomes as Hysterectomy in Early-Stage Cervical Cancer

Uterine-preserving surgery results in excellent and similar five-year disease-specific survival compared to hysterectomy in young women with stage IB1 cervical cancer.

  • Monday, January 14, 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