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Teen Helped Research Her Own Disease

Pediatric surgeon Michael La Quaglia worked with eighteen-year-old cancer survivor Elana Simon to identify a genetic abnormality that may be a cause o...

  • Friday, February 28, 2014
  • The Wall Street Journal

Whose Gene Is It Anyway? Doctors Face Dilemmas Over Risk Knowledge

Geneticist Mark Robson discussed the pros and cons of genetic testing....

  • Friday, February 28, 2014
  • U.S. News & World Report

Removing Ovaries Cuts Risk of Death in Gene Carriers

Geneticist Noah Kauff commented on a study that suggests that removing the ovaries in young women with BRCA mutations cuts the risk of death, but carr...

  • Monday, February 24, 2014
  • USA Today

Medical Comfort Zone for Some Palm Beachers is Still the North, Despite Strong Local Options

Physician-in-Chief José Baselga commented on why some people travel long distances to seek cancer care at Memorial Sloan Kettering....

  • Sunday, February 23, 2014
  • Palm Beach Daily News

Personalized Cancer Treatment, From Just a Blood Sample

Medical oncologist Howard Scher commented on new technology that may help determine whether a cancer patient is an appropriate candidate for a drug, o...

  • Friday, February 21, 2014
  • Discover

Revving Up Immune System Helps Fight Leukemia

Medical oncologist Renier Brentjens spoke about a study he and cell researcher Michel Sadelain are conducting that uses a cell-based immune therapy to...

  • Wednesday, February 19, 2014
  • USA Today

New Evidence on How Weight, Diet and Exercise Can Help Reduce Cancer Risk

Nutritionist Moshe Shike spoke about some ways people can reduce their cancer risk....

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  • Washington Post

Seeking Medical Clues From the 'Super Responder'

Physician-scientist David Solit commented on exceptional responders, patients who respond to treatments when others typically do not....

  • Monday, February 17, 2014
  • Philadelphia Inquirer

Debating the Value and Effectiveness of Mammograms

Diagnostic radiologist Carol Lee commented on a study that questions the benefit of yearly mammograms....

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2014
  • PBS NewsHour

Sawyers’ Scientific Approach Paved Way for Discoveries in Two Tumor Types

Physician-scientist Charles Sawyers is profiled about his seminal role in the discovery of three groundbreaking cancer drugs....

  • Monday, February 10, 2014
  • Oncology Live