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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Why Might A Woman Have Her Ovaries Removed?

Add a Comment By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Women can use the results of genetic tests to make informed decisions about ovary removal to reduce cancer risk. read more

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A Sampling of Promising Cancer Science Highlighted at AACR Annual Meeting

Add a Comment By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, April 21, 2015 MSK physician-scientists reported hopeful news from several clinical studies at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. 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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New Survey Helps Doctors Better Assess Outcomes for Rectal Cancer Surgery

Add a Comment By Maureen Salamon, BA, Freelance Writer   |  Thursday, February 26, 2015 A new online survey aims to provide doctors with real-time information on their patients’ quality of life after rectal surgery. read more

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Straight Talk: Connecting with Patients in Their Own Languages

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, February 19, 2015 Services including a pilot program for remote simultaneous medical interpreting using UN-style headsets can help improve care for a growing number of patients. read more

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