857 News Items found

Cancer: Unpronounceable Drugs, Incomprehensible Prices

Epidemiologist Peter Bach commented on the continued rise in cancer drug prices....

  • Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Ask Well: Reapply Your Sunscreen

Dermatologist Steven Wang answered a reader’s question about sunscreen....

  • Friday, August 8, 2014
  • The New York Times

Gene Mutation Discovered In Breast Cancer Research

Clinical geneticist Kenneth Offit discussed new findings about a gene called PALB2 that is linked to breast cancer....

  • Thursday, August 7, 2014

Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Pediatric oncologist Richard O'Reilly discussed a study he led that confirms that transplantation for severe combined immunodeficiency works well in v...

  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014
  • USA Today

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