Mount Sinai Receives $8.8 million Grant to Further Stem Cell Research
April 7, 2015
An $8.8 million grant from the New York State Stem Cell Science Program will accelerate efforts by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to develop new stem-cell-based treatments for chemotherapy-resistant blood cancer and other genetic blood disorders.
Community Leaders and Patients Dedicate Mount Sinai Queens Infusion Center
February 27, 2015
Today leadership from Mount Sinai Queens joined community representatives and elected officials to formally dedicate the Mount Sinai Queens Infusion Center, which treats cancer and blood disorders.
The Mount Sinai Hospital Achieves Honor Roll Status, Ranked 16th in the Nation by U.S. News and World Report
July 15, 2014
By earning "top rankings" in six medical specialties, The Mount Sinai Hospital achieved “Honor Roll” status in this year's U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" guidebook.
Hypnosis Therapy Shown to Decrease Fatigue Levels In Breast Cancer Patients
February 20, 2014
Researchers at Mount Sinai find cognitive behavioral therapy plus hypnosis (CBTH) reduces fatigue in radiotherapy breast cancer patients
The American Society of Clinical Oncology Awards Quality Certification to Mount Sinai’s GI Medical Oncology Program at The Tisch Cancer Institute
October 30, 2013
Mount Sinai is the first only site in Manhattan with a QOPI®-certified practice.
Mount Sinai Receives NIH Grant to Increase the Engagement of African Americans in Colorectal Cancer Screening
September 4, 2013
Mount Sinai researchers have received a grant from the NIH to determine why African Americans are less likely than others to receive colorectal cancer screenings.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Recognized by U.S. News and World Report in Annual “Best Hospitals” Rankings
July 16, 2013
The Mount Sinai Medical Center is prominently featured in U.S. News & World Report’s clinical specialty ranking of the nation’s most outstanding hospitals.
400 Individuals Received Complimentary On-Site Melanoma Screenings at 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival
July 3, 2013
Mount Sinai dermatologists identified several melanomas and non-melanoma skin cancers at the screening.
The Kravis Children's Hospital at Mount Sinai Increases Number of Specialties Ranked in U.S. News and World Report "Best Children's Hospitals"
June 11, 2013
Kravis is ranked in 7 out of 10 specialties in this year's report.
Gene Variant May Provide Novel Therapy for Several Cancer Types
June 6, 2013
A novel gene variant found in human and animal tissue may be a promising treatment for cancer, including breast and brain cancer.
Mount Sinai Researchers to Present Landmark Studies at American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting
June 1, 2013
Mount Sinai researchers present new data on HPV oral infection and melanoma predictors at ASCO
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.
Soy-Based Compound May Reduce Tumor Cell Proliferation In Colorectal Cancer
April 11, 2013
Mount Sinai presented new research in several cancer types at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
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.