Smoking May Interfere with Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Add a Comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD and Jim Stallard, MA Monday, February 2, 2015 Researchers call for intensified efforts to help men with prostate cancer quit smoking after a recent MSK study revealed that patients who smoke during radiation therapy face a higher risk of both having the disease return and dying from it. read more

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Report Highlights Advances Made at MSK That Are Changing Patients’ Lives

2 comments By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Wednesday, January 28, 2015 An annual report from an influential cancer group highlights three MSK studies that have advanced cancer research. read more

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Soy Consumption May Promote Overexpression of Breast Cancer Genes in Some Women

1 comment By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor   |  Thursday, September 4, 2014 Researchers have found that in a subset of women, consumption of soy could boost the expression of genes linked to breast cancer .

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Study Shows Robotic Surgery Holds No Major Advantages for Bladder Cancer Patients

1 comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, July 24, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found that the use of surgical robots does not lead to better outcomes in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer , bringing into question the added costs of the tools.

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New Tumor Sequencing Test Will Bring Personalized Treatment Options to More Patients

Add a Comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, June 12, 2014 A powerful diagnostic test, MSK-IMPACT™ gives our doctors an unparalleled amount of information about individual people’s cancers to guide their treatment. read more

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Poking Holes in Cancer — One Electric Current at a Time

2 comments By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Monday, January 27, 2014 Irreversible electroporation – a new, minimally invasive treatment that uses electric current to poke tiny holes in cell membranes – is showing promise against hard-to-treat tumors. read more

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Research Featured in Report on Top Cancer Advances of 2013

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, December 26, 2013 The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual report on top clinical cancer advances of the year once again features several studies led by Memorial Sloan-Kettering researchers. read more

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