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Can Doctors Teach the Body to Cure Cancer?

Medical oncologist Jedd Wolchok discussed immunotherapies that can empower a patient’s immune system to fight cancer....

  • Monday, July 28, 2014
  • The Atlantic

Michael Douglas Opens Up on Cancer Battle at New York Event with Wife Catherine Zeta-Jones by His Side

Actor and producer Michael Douglas credited Memorial Sloan Kettering head and neck oncologists with saving his life....

  • Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • New York Daily News

Study: Robotic Surgery No Better than Traditional Surgery for Bladder Cancer

Urologic surgeon Bernard Bochner discussed a study he led that shows that robotic surgery holds no major advantages for bladder cancer patients compar...

  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014
  • CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley

HPV Test Better than Pap for Assessing Cervical Cancer Risk: Study

Gynecologic surgeon Mario Leitao commented on a study that suggests that testing for HPV may be a better way to predict whether a woman is at risk of ...

  • Friday, July 18, 2014
  • Reuters

Depression May Keep Some Men from Fighting Prostate Cancer

Urologic surgeon Behfar Ehdaie commented on a study that found that depression may be a source of disparity in the treatment men get for prostate canc...

  • Thursday, July 17, 2014
  • Reuters

If You're Sick, the City is the Place to be as New York's Hospitals Offer Array of Elite Medical Options

President and CEO Craig Thompson commented on Memorial Sloan Kettering’s rank as the number one hospital for cancer care in the nation, according to...

  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014
  • New York Daily News

Study on Cancer Care Yields Mixed Results

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on a study that aimed to remove the financial incentive for doctors to prescribe expensive cancer drugs....

  • Wednesday, July 9, 2014
  • The Wall Street Journal

Why Statins Could Be the Next Treatment for Breast Cancer

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis commented on a study that found that women with high cholesterol levels had a greater risk of developing breast canc...

  • Saturday, July 5, 2014

Designer T Cells Fight Viruses After Transplants

Department of Pediatrics Chair Richard O'Reilly commented on a novel technique to manufacture T cells that can target up to five of the viruses that c...

  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014
  • Associated Press

Study: 3-D Scans More Accurate Than Standard Mammograms

Radiologist Carol Lee commented on a study that suggests that screening with three-dimensional imaging finds more invasive cancers and yields fewer fa...

  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014
  • The Wall Street Journal