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Exciting Developments, New Research in Breast Cancer: San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Memorial Sloan Kettering breast cancer experts are available to comment on breaking news out of this year’s annual meeting set to take place December 9 through 13.

Monday, December 8, 2014
Major Developments in Hematology-Oncology to Be Reported at ASH Annual Meeting

The largest hematology-oncology meeting in the world will take place in San Francisco from December 6 through 9. Memorial Sloan Kettering experts are available to comment on breaking news out of the meeting.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Memorial Sloan Kettering Team Makes Key Discovery in Understanding Immunotherapy’s Successes—And Its Failures

A collaborative team of leaders in the field of cancer immunology has made a key discovery that advances the understanding of why some patients respond to ipilimumab, an immunotherapy drug, while others do not.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Opens Pediatric CAR T Cell Clinical Trial

Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are pioneering a new groundbreaking clinical trial for children and young adults with relapsed or treatment-resistant acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) by using one of the most promising methods of cancer treatment today, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Some Cancer Clinics Spend Thousands More Per Patient in Medicare Dollars

The quantity of tests and treatments a cancer patient undergoes could depend largely on where he or she receives care, according to an analysis by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK).

Monday, April 6, 2015
Memorial Sloan Kettering Debuts New Mobile Application for Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has debuted MyMSK, a new mobile application. The app, compatible with iPad, iPhone, and all iOS devices, allows MSK patients to quickly and easily access their lab and radiology results, view their upcoming appointments, record their medications and symptoms in online diaries, communicate with their healthcare team, and more.

Monday, February 23, 2015

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Cancer genomics researcher Timothy Chan
In the Lab
Why a New Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer Works for Only Some People

According to an MSK study, a powerful immunotherapy drug for lung cancer works better in people whose tumors carry a lot of mutations caused by tobacco smoke.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
A patient lies on an exam table while doctors in scrubs prepare to perform a colonoscopy.
Colorectal Cancer Screening Prevents Cancer, Saves Lives

Having a regular screening colonoscopy is your best defense against colon and rectal cancer.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
MSK investigators Joan Massagué and Anna Obenauf
In the Lab
Outsmarting Cancer’s Survival Skills

A new study led by MSK investigators reveals how some cancer cells become resistant to targeted treatment and suggests what might be done to stop that from happening.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

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Removal of Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes Wrong Anti-Cancer Option for Most

Gynecologist and geneticist Noah Kauff was interviewed about the oophorectomy procedure and what options are available for women with the BRCA gene.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Why Doctors Are Trying A Skin Cancer Drug To Treat A Brain Tumor

Medical oncologist David Hyman discusses basket studies for NPR Morning Edition.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
NBC Nightly News

Medical oncologists Larry Norton and Ginger Gardner discuss the benefits and the risks of an oophorectomy surgery and quality of life after the procedure for NBC Nightly News.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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