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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Meet Thoracic Surgeon David Jones

Add a Comment By Christina Pernambuco-Holsten, MA   |  Wednesday, August 13, 2014 David Jones , Chief of the Thoracic Surgery Service, talks about what makes MSK thoracic surgeons special and where he believes the future of treatment for cancers of the lung and esophagus is headed. read more

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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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Drug Reduces Risk of Serious Pancreatic Surgery Complication

1 comment By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Wednesday, June 18, 2014 A new drug could make pancreatic surgery safer by reducing the risk of a grave complication. read more

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Study Suggests Double Mastectomy Often Done Unnecessarily

4 comments By Jennifer Bassett, MA, Senior Managing Editor & Content Strategist  |  Thursday, May 22, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering breast surgeon Tari King talks to CBS Online about a new study suggesting double mastectomies may be performed unnecessarily in many women. read more

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New Information about Our Expertise in Bladder Cancer Care

Add a Comment By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor   |  Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Each year, hundreds of people choose Memorial Sloan Kettering for diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer .

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Anxiety May Be Fueling More-Extensive Surgeries in Breast Cancer Patients

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Monday, April 7, 2014 Increasingly, women diagnosed with cancer in one breast are choosing to have their other, healthy breast removed, but experts say this additional surgery provides no survival benefits. read more

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