Surgeons Develop Method to Reduce Lymph Node Removal in Gynecologic Cancers

1 comment By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |   Monday, July 9, 2012 Memorial Sloan-Kettering surgeons have pioneered a technique that may improve quality of life for women with early-stage gynecologic cancers. read more

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Study Links Cancer’s Ability to Spread with Chemotherapy Resistance

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |   Friday, July 6, 2012 A team of investigators from Memorial Sloan-Kettering has shown for the first time that tumor growth, metastasis, and chemotherapy resistance are connected to the same molecular changes inside breast cancer cells. read more

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Researchers Identify Genetic Link to Smoking Addiction among People of African American Descent

Add a Comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor and Irene Jarchum, PhD Wednesday, June 27, 2012 In the largest study of genes and smoking performed in a minority population to date, researchers have discovered a gene variant that increases a person’s risk of smoking.

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Meet Breast Cancer Surgeon Monica Morrow

2 comments By Memorial Sloan-Kettering   |   Monday, June 25, 2012 Dr. Morrow, Chief of Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s Breast Surgical Service, discusses how our patients with breast cancer are cared for by a true team of experts in every aspect of treatment and recovery. read more

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New Web Tool Helps Researchers Explore How the Genome Changes in Cancer

Add a Comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor   |   Thursday, June 21, 2012 Memorial Sloan-Kettering investigators hope their new web tool will improve the accessibility of large-scale genome-sequencing information for cancer researchers everywhere, and accelerate research and therapeutic discovery.

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On Cancer :: 2012 Commencement and Academic Convocation

Add a Comment By Memorial Sloan-Kettering   |   Wednesday, June 13, 2012 A May 11 ceremony recognized doctoral and honorary degree recipients and featured National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus as the keynote speaker. read more

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