Sarcoma Foundation of America Honors Robert G. Maki, MD, PhD, with the Nobility in Science Award
April 29, 2013
Dr. Maki was recognized for his committment to finding a cure for sarcoma, a cancer of the connective tissue including bone, cartilage, muscle, and fat.
Mount Sinai Launches Phase III Clinical Trial of Novel, Personalized Vaccine for Newly-Diagnosed Kidney Cancer
April 17, 2013
Study will examine potential of investigational immunotherapy AGS-003 to improve survival when combined with standard kidney cancer treatment.
Mount Sinai Invents Gene Signature to Identify Individuals with Cirrhosis at High-Risk for Liver Cancer
April 17, 2013
Mount Sinai researchers have developed the first gene test to identify patients with cirrhosis who are at highest risk of developing liver cancer.
Redefining a Positive CT Result for Lung Cancer May Reduce Unnecessary Surgery, Radiation Risks
February 19, 2013
Revising a key measure used to define positive test results in baseline computed tomography (CT) screenings for lung cancer could help reduce the prospect of “further diagnostic work-up."
Oncology-Specific Electronic Medical Records Improve Patient Care and Safety at The Mount Sinai Hospital
December 1, 2012
A majority of clinicians at Mount Sinai using electronic medical records for cancer treatment, believe the system improves patient care quality and safety.
Major Cancer Facility at Mount Sinai Relocated and Expanded On Schedule in the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy
November 1, 2012
The Derald H. Ruttenberg Treatment Center at The Tisch Cancer Institute at 1470 Madison Avenue is already treating patients.
Mount Sinai Researchers Unveil New Chemotherapy-Resistant Cancer Stem Cell
September 10, 2012
Scientists have discovered cells that display cancer stem cell properties and resistance to chemotherapy, and participate in tumor progression.
Mount Sinai Presents Research on Robotic Surgery and HPV at Head and Neck Cancer Meeting
July 25, 2012
Benefits of robotic surgery in smokers and nonsmokers and predictors of HPV-positive head and neck cancer presented at the 8th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Rises to No. 14 in Best Hospitals Rankings by U.S. News and World Report
July 17, 2012
The Mount Sinai Medical Center ranked 14th out of approximately 5,000 hospitals nationwide in the 2012-2013 "Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report.
Radiation After Surgery Does Not Extend Survival in Lung Cancer Subtype
February 13, 2012
Mount Sinai researchers have found that post-operative radiation therapy does not improve outcomes in older patients with locally advanced lung cancer.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to Honor Roll of America’s Elite Hospitals By U.S. News and World Report
July 19, 2011
The Mount Sinai Medical Center ranks 16 out of nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide in the 2011-2012 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report, and earns a spot on the “Honor Roll.”
Outnumbered 3 to 1: Dr. Elisa Port and Dr. George Raptis Weigh In: Breast Cancer Survivor Makes Critical Step in a New Direction with The Dubin Breast Center at The Mount Sinai Medical Center
May 9, 2011
Mount Sinai Researchers Identify Mechanism of Regulatory Protein Essential for Embryo Development
October 28, 2010
The discovery of a new mechanism in embryo development may provide a diagnostic or therapeutic target in identifying and treating common cancers.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named One of the Best Hospitals in the United States by U.S. News and World Report
July 22, 2010
Mount Sinai tops the list for geriatrics and comes in high for numerous other specialties, including gastroenterology and cardiology.
Mount Sinai Study Shows Only a Weak Link Between Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Reduced Risk of Cancer
April 6, 2010
Mount Sinai study finds the relationship between high consumption of fruits and vegetables and a reduced risk of cancer is not as strong as commonly thought
William K. Oh, MD, Joins The Mount Sinai Medical Center As Chief of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
September 16, 2009
William K. Oh, MD, is known for his expertise in using biological data banks to advance the understanding of cancer and cancer treatment.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to U.S. News Honor Roll
July 16, 2009
Mount Sinai received high marks in 11 of 16 specialties to earn its Honor Roll ranking among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 2009-2010.
Mount Sinai's State-of-the-Art Prostate Cancer Center Targets Quality of Life for Patients Undergoing Robotic Surgery
May 13, 2009
The resource center for prostate cancer care, led by David B. Samadi, MD, Chief of the Division of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery, specializes in pre- and postsurgical care.