1013 News Items found

US Cancer Deaths Plummet 23 Percent Since 1991 – But Not All Are Benefiting Equally

Endocrinologist R. Michael Tuttle discussed the American Cancer Society's progress report with The Guardian. ...

  • Thursday, January 7, 2016
  • The Guardian

Skyrocketing Drug Prices Leave Cures Out of Reach for Some Patients

Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz discusses rising drug costs in USA Today. ...

  • Wednesday, January 6, 2016
  • USA Today

Some Women Face Geographic Barriers to Breast Reconstruction

Plastic surgeon Evan Matros discusses his new study that found that long distances to treatment centers are a significant obstacle for some women seek...

  • Wednesday, January 6, 2016
  • HealthDay News

Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer Has 19th-Century Roots

Immunologist Jedd Wolchok was interviewed about immunotherapy for a special NPR "Morning Edition" segment. ...

  • Monday, December 28, 2015
  • NPR Morning Edition

A Surgery Center That Doubles as an Idea Lab

Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Josie Robertson Surgery Center, Brett Simon, was interviewed about the new facility in The New York Times....

  • Saturday, December 26, 2015
  • The New York Times

Americans Started to Really Pay Attention to Drug Price Hikes in 2015

Epidemiologist Peter Bach discusses rising drug prices with Vice News.  ...

  • Friday, December 25, 2015
  • Vice News

Brain Cancers Reveal Novel Genetic Disruption in DNA

Physician-scientist Ingo Mellinghoff discusses a new study that found that a merging of genetic neighborhoods in brain cells caused them to become can...

  • Wednesday, December 23, 2015
  • The New York Times

Cancer Thrives by Mutating. But Sometimes, a Mutation Leaves it Vulnerable

Medical oncologist Greg Riley discusses a case study that was published in The New England Journal of Medicine with STAT News. ...

  • Wednesday, December 23, 2015
  • STAT News

New Diagnostic Tools for Prostate Cancer

Surgeon James Eastham discusses the efficacy of PSA testing in The New York Times. ...

  • Monday, December 21, 2015
  • The New York Times

Novo Nordisk, IBM Watson Health to Create ‘Virtual Doctor’

The IBM computer system known as Watson analyzes health data to help patients manage their disease. MSK's collaboration with IBM Watson is mentioned.&...

  • Thursday, December 10, 2015
  • The Wall Street Journal