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The Double Mastectomy Rebellion: Defying Doctors, More Women With Breast Cancer Choose Double Mastectomies

More women with cancer in one breast are choosing to remove both, even when not medically necessary, worrying oncologists and surgeons. Clinical genet...

  • Friday, July 10, 2015
  • The Wall Street Journal

Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood Leukemia

Clinical geneticist Kenneth Offit  discusses how they have identified a gene mutation associated with childhood acute lymphoblasti...

  • Thursday, July 9, 2015
  • HealthDay News

Big Question: How Does Sunscreen Shield Your Skin With Science?

Dermatologist Steven Wang discusses how sunscreen works in Wired. ...

  • Tuesday, July 7, 2015
  • Wired

Basket Trials at MSKCC Pave Way for Customized Cancer Care

Instead of running a clinical trial focused on treating breast, skin or lung cancer, MSK's basket trials are focused on a specific mutation that may b...

  • Monday, July 6, 2015
  • My Central

Plastic Surgeons from Different Countries Prefer Different Breast Shapes

Breast surgeon Colleen McCarthy commented on a international study that found that plastic surgeons from different countries have varyi...

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015
  • Reuters

Your Biggest Travel Risk This Summer? The Sun

Dermatologist Steven Wang discusses sun safety in USA Today.   ...

  • Sunday, June 28, 2015
  • USA Today

Blood Protein May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early

Medical oncologist Kenneth Yu appeared on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt to discuss the significance of a new pancreatic cancer biomarker screening...

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015
  • NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Colon-Cancer Cells Made Normal

Biologist Scott Lowe's research is highlighted in Nature.  ...

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015
  • Nature

Some Shoppers Confused About How to Choose Sunscreen

Dermatologist Steven Wang discusses how some people are confused about how to choose and apply sunscreen. ...

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015
  • Reuters

Cancer Doctors Offer Way to Compare Medicines, Including by Cost

Epidemiologist Peter Bach unveiled a web-based drug pricing tool that uses several value measurements to identify the appropriate ...

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2015
  • The New York Times