Directed Blood Donations: A Gift to Cancer Patients

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, October 16, 2014 For family and friends looking to contribute in any way they can, giving blood on behalf of a particular patient can be a great help. read more

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Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Sergio Giralt Joins Robin Roberts on ‘Good Morning America’

Add a Comment By Jennifer Bassett, MA, Senior Managing Editor & Content Strategist  |  Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Robin Roberts is joined on Good Morning America by Sergio Giralt , Chief of the Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation Service. read more

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Bacteria May Hold the Key to Preventing Dangerous Side Effect of Transplants

1 comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Monday, March 3, 2014 Research suggests that the presence of a type of bacteria called Blautia, which occurs naturally in the body, may prevent graft-versus-host disease, a potentially fatal side effect of bone marrow and stem cell transplants.

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Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Expertise Stands Out at Transplant Meeting

3 comments By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering’s leadership in blood and marrow stem cell transplantation is on full display at the 2014 BMT Tandem Meeting. read more

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Pediatric Patients Celebrate Aisha Hasan’s Hyundai Hope Grant

Add a Comment By Media Staff   |  Monday, December 2, 2013 The grant, which Dr. Hasan will use to develop novel immune therapies for two childhood cancers, was presented at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and involved a special activity for pediatric patients. read more

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How Do I Decide Whether I Should Bank Cord Blood from My Newborn?

Add a Comment By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Wednesday, July 24, 2013 In this “Ask the Expert” feature, pediatric hematologist Andromachi Scaradavou discusses options for expectant parents who are considering banking a newborn’s cord blood. read more

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Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts Begins Next Phase of Recovery from a Stem Cell Transplant

10 comments By Media Staff   |   Thursday, October 11, 2012 Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts recently said good-bye to her inpatient treatment team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering after undergoing a stem cell transplant to treat myelodysplastic syndrome. read more

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