945 News Items found

Cancer’s Random Assault

Clinical geneticist Kenneth Offit discusses an article published in the journal Science about how cancer may be caused by bad luck....

  • Monday, January 5, 2015
  • The New York Times

How Much Would You Pay For A Year Of Life?

Medical oncologist Leonard Saltz and Epidemiologist Peter Bach were interviewed about drug pricing....

  • Monday, January 5, 2015

Assessing Research Productivity

President and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Craig Thompson and colleagues discuss a new way of evaluating academic research....

  • Thursday, January 1, 2015
  • The Scientist Magazine

New Year's Honors: Knighthood for Cancer Research

Vice President of International Programs and surgeon Murray Brennan has received an appointment as a knight grand companion of the New Zealand Order o...

  • Tuesday, December 30, 2014
  • The New Zealand Herald

Robot-Assisted Radical Cystectomy No Better Than Open Procedure

Urologic surgeon Bernard Bochner discusses how robot-assisted radical cystectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection and open urinary diversion appears ...

  • Friday, December 26, 2014
  • Medscape

How One Hospital Brings Holiday Cheer to Its Patients

MSNBC reporter Abby Huntsman took part in a special holiday celebration with The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering and reports how her trip put the ...

  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Myths May Put Off Some Women from Post-Cancer Breast Reconstruction

Misconceptions may be keeping many women from getting breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, even though the procedure can help improve quality of ...

  • Monday, December 22, 2014
  • Reuters

Hospitals Are Getting IBM's Skin Cancer Detection System

Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering will soon be getting an assist from a system designed by IBM to automatically recognize skin cancer. Yesterday, IB...

  • Thursday, December 18, 2014
  • Popular Mechanics

Making the Cut

Urologic surgeons Peter Scardino and Karim Touijer and Research Methodologist Andrew Vickers are profiled in

  • Friday, December 12, 2014

Immune Cells Boost Cancer Survival from Months to Years

Cell researcher Michel Sadelain discusses T cell therapy in Nature....

  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014
  • Nature