Department of Medicine Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer
Our Department of Medicine comprises experts in medical oncology and nearly all internal medicine subspecialties. Chemotherapy and biologic treatments for cancer are a major aspect of the care that we provide, but our many specialists also provide and oversee comprehensive care that addresses our patients’ comorbidities, treatment side effects, palliative medicine, and …
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Division of Subspecialty Medicine Memorial Sloan
(4 days ago) The Division of Subspecialty Medicine in the Department of Medicine provides general medical care to patients undergoing cancer treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Our physicians and other specialists focus on the preventing the complications of cancer treatment as well as treating and monitoring pre-existing conditions patients may have such as heart, lung, and kidney …
Department of Medicine: Our Faculty Memorial Sloan
(Just Now) Department of Medicine staff are committed to the entire continuum patient care, including cancer treatment, management of noncancer health conditions, and supportive care for them and their caregivers during and after cancer treatment. Many of our department’s members are nationally and internationally recognized as leaders in their cancer
Division of Subspecialty Medicine: Faculty & Staff
(2 days ago) Our physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses provide patient care and conduct clinical research in the areas of endocrinology, renal, pulmonary, cardiology, gastrointestinal-nutrition, geriatrics, integrative medicine and infectious diseases.
Female Sexual Medicine & Women's Health Program …
(9 days ago) Speak with someone on your medical team who can refer you to the Female Sexual Medicine and Women’s Health Program. You can also contact us directly at 646-888-5076. Services are provided at the Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion and at the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center. Book traversal links for Sexual Health & Fertility.
Division of Subspecialty Medicine: Pulmonary Service
(2 days ago) The Pulmonary Service is also responsible for managing patients who are chronically ventilated, including weaning these patients from mechanical ventilation when possible. About 4,000 inpatient visits are conducted per year. The outpatient Pulmonary Service is among the busiest subspecialties within MSK’s Division of Subspecialty Medicine.
Male Sexual & Reproductive Medicine Program Memorial
(7 days ago) Studies have shown that male cancer patients can experience sexual problems at any point in the continuum of their care. Too often, the assessment and treatment of these problems are not routinely provided. In recognition of this, Memorial Sloan Kettering has created a Sexual Health Program to provide individualized, multidisciplinary care to men who are dealing with cancer- …
Division of Subspecialty Medicine: Pulmonary Service
(Just Now) Outside of medicine, I enjoy traveling, cooking, and rooting for the New York Knicks, Giants, and Mets. 1 st year PCCM fellows—2 nd class of the now 3 year combined Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship starting July 1, 2019. Leslie Kao.
Division of Subspecialty Medicine: Dermatology Service
(4 days ago) Dermatology Service. MSK’s Dermatology Service faculty are world leaders in the application of reflectance confocal microscopy, an exciting new noninvasive imaging tool, to skin cancer care. Our Dermatology Service includes experts in cutaneous oncology, Mohs surgery, dermatologic surgery, laser surgery, and oncodermatology.
Pelargonium sidoides Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer …
(1 days ago) Pelargonium sidoides is an herb that has been used in traditional medicine in South Africa for centuries to treat infectious respiratory disease, dysentery, and diarrhea. The root extracts are used in Germany for the treatment of respiratory infections (1). Patients take the supplemental form to treat the common cold and acute bronchitis.
Proteolytic enzymes Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
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Ma Zi Ren Wan Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(1 days ago) Ma Zi Ren Wan (MZRW) is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) formula with a long history of use as a treatment for constipation. Documented in Shang Han Lun (TCM Treatise on Cold-induced Disorders), it consists of six herbs: Huo Ma Ren (Fructus Cannabis), Da Huang (Radix et Rhizoma Rhei), Bai Shao (Radix Paeoniae Alba), Xing Ren (Semen Armeniacae …
How to Fill Your Pill Box Memorial Sloan Kettering
(4 days ago) Put in all the doses of the medication for each day in your pill box or up until the day of your next clinic visit. Put the cap back on the pill bottle. Put the bottle back where you store the medications you take on a schedule. Repeat steps 1 to 7 for the next medication on your Home Medication List.
HMB Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(4 days ago) Studies of HMB to prevent or reverse cancer-related muscle-wasting is limited and results are mixed. HMB is a breakdown product of the amino acid leucine.Along with amino acids arginine and glutamine, these compounds are generally known to prevent or slow damage to muscle cells that occurs with intense exercise or in advanced cancers and AIDS.However, …
Medicine Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Careers
(3 days ago) Join the Department of Medicine -- the largest clinical department at Memorial Sloan Kettering -- providing comprehensive care for patients before, during and after cancer treatment. The department offers the complete spectrum of medical oncology treatments, including chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy, and cellular therapy.
Bupleurum Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(Just Now) Bupleurum is an important herb used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine. It is frequently prescribed in combination with other herbs to treat colds, fever, malaria, digestive disorders, chronic liver diseases, and depression. Herbal formulas such as Xiao Chai Hu Tang (Sho-saiko-to) and Xiao Yao San contain bupleurum as a major ingredient.
Herbal Remedies and Cancer Treatment Memorial Sloan
(1 days ago) This information explains herbal remedies and how they can affect your cancer treatment. One week before you have surgery or start chemotherapy or radiation therapy, you must stop taking any herbal or botanical (plant-based) home remedies or …
714X Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(5 days ago) A proprietary product developed in the 1960s, 714X is used to prevent and treat cancer, AIDS, lupus, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome. It is promoted as a sterile, isotonic formulation that contains nitrates (~5%), ammonium (~1.4%), and camphor (0.01%) (1). It is illegal in the United States and is available only in Canada under the
Nicotinamide Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(3 days ago) Nicotinamide, also known as niacinamide, is a water-soluble amide form of niacin or vitamin B3. It is found in foods such as fish, poultry, eggs, and cereal grains. It is also marketed as a dietary supplement, and as a non-flushing form of niacin. Nicotinamide has established medical uses to treat conditions stemming from niacin deficiency such
Epimedium Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(Just Now) Epimedium is an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat fatigue, arthritic pain, nerve pain, and sexual dysfunction. It is thought to alter levels of certain hormones and is marketed as a dietary supplement for libido. Results from in vitro studies suggest that components of Epimedium exhibit antiosteoporotic (1), neuroprotective (2
Integrative Medicine & Complementary Services Memorial
(Just Now) Pediatric patients and their caregivers can participate in yoga and other complementary services, such as dance and music therapy. For children, adolescents, and young adults being treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering, our integrative medicine team offers a variety of services to complement traditional medical care, including music therapy, mind
Berberine Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(Just Now) Berberine is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Ayurveda, and other medicinal traditions to treat infections, diarrhea, and inflammatory disorders. In China, it is frequently used for the adjuvant treatment of type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension (2). As a supplement, it is marketed to support already normal
Amygdalin Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(Just Now) Amygdalin is a naturally occurring cyanogenic glycoside derived from nuts, plants, and the pits of certain fruits, primarily apricots. Bitter almonds containing amygdalin are used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to remove “blood stasis” and to treat abscesses .Amygdalin was first used to treat cancer more than a century ago in Russia and later in the United States.
Cefdinir: Pediatric Medication Memorial Sloan Kettering
(Just Now) This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may
Integrative Medicine: Developing Your Personal Care Plan
(3 days ago) Acupuncture is a safe, painless, and evidence-based complementary therapy. Pictured is MSK Chief of Integrative Medicine Jun Mao with patient Tamara Brooks. Call 646-888-0845 to schedule a consultation and receive your integrative medicine care plan. You might be facing a new diagnosis, or you may
Ayurveda Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(9 days ago) Ayurveda is a medical system that originated in India. Oral formulations, dietary and lifestyle changes, and yoga or meditation are the main components. Herbs such as curcumin have beneficial effects but should be used under supervision. Yoga and meditation help alleviate side effects associated with cancer and its treatments.
Integrative Medicine Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(2 days ago) Integrative Medicine care plans highlight the therapies and services that will help you heal. When you schedule a physician consultation, our skilled doctors will come up with a customized treatment approach and put together a team to help you achieve your specific goals. To make your appointment, please call 646-888-0845.
Treating Cancer Pain Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(8 days ago) By delivering medicine directly to the nerves causing pain, less medication may be needed. For many people, this can mean better pain relief with fewer side effects. Ziconotide is a powerful drug commonly used in epidural and intrathecal pumps.
Isatis Root Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(2 days ago) Isatis root is derived from the isatis plant and is a source of indigo dye. In both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda, it is used in combination with isatis leaf and other herbs to treat the common cold, sore throat, mumps, respiratory ailments, other febrile diseases, hepatitis, and malignant tumors (1) (2).
Integrative Medicine: Tai Chi Video Series Memorial
(5 days ago) Tai chi is a traditional Chinese self-defense practice. It involves a series of graceful movements. Tai chi can potentially help both your physical and emotional well-being. Studies have shown that tai chi can improve balance, muscle strength, flexibility, stamina, and mental outlook. It has also
Nuclear Medicine Residency Memorial Sloan Kettering
(3 days ago) The residency in Nuclear Medicine is a three-year program accredited by ACGME. There are a maximum of six residents in the training program at a given time. In general, two residents graduate each year, allowing for two vacancies per year. The training consists of four-week rotations in various
Department of Medicine: Our Medical Oncology/Hematology
(Just Now) Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Meghan Thompson, MD. Ohio State University College of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Health System Program. Beatriz Wills-Sanin, MD. Universidad de Los Andes Facultad de Medicina (Colombia)
Dimethylsulfoxide Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(8 days ago) Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) is a widely used chemical solvent because of its high polarity. It is also employed as a cryopreservative (15) (16). DMSO is readily absorbed by the skin and has been studied as a vehicle for topical drugs. It is thought to have analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, and has been used topically to relieve pain and
Superoxide Dismutase Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(1 days ago) Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is an enzyme that is present throughout the body. It is available in the form of supplements, but these are not absorbed following oral administration .There are no data to support claims of improved health or anti-aging benefit with SOD supplementation.
Meet Jun Mao, MSK’s Chief of Integrative Medicine
(2 days ago) Integrative medicine as a discipline, especially in the context of cancer, was pioneered at MSK. The department was established by Barrie Cassileth with support from the Rockefeller family in 1999. Unlike alternative medicine, integrative medicine focuses on using research to inform evidence-based practice of complementary therapies.
Music Therapy Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(8 days ago) The Integrative Medicine Service at MSK offers music therapy and other mind-body modalities in a new online program, Integrative Medicine at Home, to help support the recovery and well-being of cancer patients everywhere.
International Observership Program Memorial Sloan
(1 days ago) Due to the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Bobst International Center is currently not accepting any applications to our International Observership Program. Thank you for your understanding. Our International Observership Program gives doctors and scientists sponsored by an MSK faculty member the opportunity to interact with our experts and …
About Your Xofigo® Treatment Memorial Sloan Kettering
(9 days ago) About Xofigo. Xofigo is a medication used to treat prostate cancer that has spread to your bone. It can help prevent symptoms caused by the cancer in your bones. Xofigo is a radioactive targeted therapy. This means that it has 2 main parts: a radioactive part and a tumor-targeted part. The tumor-targeted part helps the medication fight just the
Ragweed Pollen Allergen Extract: Pediatric Medication
(6 days ago) This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may
Transitional Year Internship Memorial Sloan Kettering
(4 days ago) The Department of Medicine. The Department of Medicine has 150 attendings from over the various sub-specialities. The Division of General Medicine has ten subspecialty services including: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Infectious Disease, Integrative Medicine, Pain and Palliative Care, Pulmonary and Renal Medicine.
Yunnan Baiyao Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(4 days ago) Yunnan Baiyao is a traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) formula used for wound healing, as a pain reliever, and to stop bleeding. Yunnan Baiyao (YNBY; “White medicine from the Province of Yunnan” in Mandarin) is a well-known proprietary TCM product.The original formula is believed to contain several herbs, with notoginseng as the major ingredient.
Ammonium Chloride: Pediatric Medication Memorial Sloan
(9 days ago) This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may
Spilanthes acmella Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(5 days ago) Spilanthes is an herbaceous plant that belongs to the daisy family. It is recognized in traditional medicine throughout Asia and South America for a variety of properties including anti-inflammatory, diuretic, and aphrodisiac effects. The flowers of Spilanthes have earned it the name “toothache plant” for their numbing and pain-relieving effects.
Introduction to Integrative Medicine at MSK Memorial
(5 days ago) Dr. Mao: The integrative medicine service at MSK has led many of the studies that begin to build a strong evidence base for many of these therapies. As a physician-acupuncturist, I see the benefit of acupuncture every day in my clinical care. I can really help patients to address those cancer-related side effects.
A Study Comparing Acupuncture with Massage for Pain and
(9 days ago) Full Title Integrative Medicine for Pain in Patients with Advanced Cancer Trial (IMPACT) Purpose Pain is one of the most common symptoms among people with advanced cancer, and it has been linked to other symptoms, such as tiredness, trouble sleeping, and a decrease in quality of life. There is a great need for treatments other than medications for pain and related symptoms.
Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim: Pediatric Medication
(5 days ago) This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may
Ligustrum lucidum Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(8 days ago) Ligustrum lucidum is a medicinal plant that is often used in combination with other herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. There are several species of Ligustrum that are thought to have different medicinal properties .Traditionally, the plant is used to treat diminished eye sight, dizziness, fever, and insomnia.
Gum Cancer Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(1 days ago) Gum cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that begins when cells in the upper or lower gums grow out of control and form lesions or tumors. These cancers are often mistaken for gingivitis. Mouth Cancer Doctors, Surgeons & Experts. Meet Memorial Sloan Kettering’s renowned team of doctors specializing in mouth cancers.