Dr. Niamh Long is an attending radiologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York. Originally from Skibbereen in West Cork, Dr. Long is a graduate of University College Cork Medical School and originally trained in surgery prior to undertaking residency in radiology at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin. She undertookRead more..
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Dr. Kevin Curran is a pediatric oncologist who specializes in the development of novel treatment approaches for leukemia and lymphoma that do not respond to current therapies. Specifically, he and his colleagues use genetic manipulation of immune cells to recognize and kill cancer cells. “When you are diagnosed with cancer, people start reading on theRead more..
Dr. Patrick “Paddy” Boland is a senior member of the Orthopedic Service, Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he specializes in the management of malignant and benign tumors of the bones, including those of the spine and pelvis, and in soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities. Dr. Boland also has specialRead more..
“We have to have them work better with less toxicity, so that people don’t have to have three years of treatment or have a lot of side effects or have long-term side effects. That is our vision, our dream.” Three years ago, nine year old Ezzy Pineda was diagnosed with leukemia and began chemotherapy. 98%Read more..
Dr. Paddy Boland is a full-time, senior member of the Orthopedic Service, Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he specializes in the management of malignant and benign tumors of the bones, including those of the spine and pelvis, and in soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities. He also has special trainingRead more..
Dr. John P. Mulhall is the director of both the Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program and the Sexual Medicine Research Laboratory at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He holds an adjunct position as professor of urology in the Department of Urology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Born in Dublin, JohnRead more..
Three years ago, nine-year-old Ezzy Pineda was diagnosed with leukemia and began chemotherapy. Ninety-eight percent of adolescent patients respond positively to chemo, so her doctors at a Long Island hospital began the routine process. After four rounds, however, she was only getting worse. Her parents were lucky enough to get her into a clinical trialRead more..