Teaching Doctors to Think Like Patients

2 comments By Mona Iskander  |  Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Comskil program helps doctors improve their communication skills — and their relationships with their patients. read more

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The Future of Cancer: Five Reasons for Optimism

Add a Comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor   |  Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Learn about five hot science areas that are changing the way we understand and treat cancer. read more

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3-D Photography Helps Early Detection in Patients at High Risk for Melanoma

Add a Comment By Rosie Foster, MA  |  Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Allan Halpern (left) and Michael Marchetti review images assembled into a 3-D digital model of a patient. read more

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The Evolution of a Lifesaving Drug: A Scientist Reflects

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, March 12, 2015 Physician-scientist Charles Sawyers played a pivotal role in the development of Gleevec, one of the first successful targeted drugs for cancer. read more

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Making the Most of Your First Appointment with Your Oncologist

Add a Comment By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Meeting with your oncologist for the first time? Suzanne Carmody, Director of MSK’s Physician Referral Service, shares tips for getting the most from that appointment. read more

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Dance Heals: Dréa’s Dream

Add a Comment By Celia Gittelson, BA  |  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Andréa Rizzo survived childhood cancer but was killed by a drunk driver at age 24. Her dream, to give children with cancer the gift of dance, continues in her name. read more

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Expanding the Impact of Precision Medicine to Fuel Discoveries

Add a Comment By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, February 12, 2015 MSK’s Functional Genomics Initiative will enable basic scientists to take full advantage of the massive amount of data produced by tumor sequencing. read more

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