Physician Communication Needed to Promote Informed Decision-Making for Patients with Advanced Cancer
May 23, 2016 Despite their nearness to death, a sizeable proportion of advanced cancer patients remain unaware of basic information about their illness or its treatment.
What's in a Measure?
May 20, 2016 A 2015 survey that assesses the quality of patient care is more comprehensive than earlier iterations, but there is still room for improvement.
Mathematical Analysis of Drug Resistance in Chronic Leukemia
May 20, 2016 The rate at which genetically mutated cancer cells grow may help explain why patients with a common form of leukemia develop treatment resistance.
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine - Week of May 13 - May 20
May 19, 2016 Awards honors, prizes and achievements for the week of May 13 - May 20
Discussing End of Life Increases Latino Participation in Advance Care Planning
May 19, 2016 Communication about end-of-life care can improve how likely Latino patients with terminal cancer are to sign a DNR order.
Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar Honors Class of 2016
May 19, 2016 Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar added 33 new doctors to its ranks during commencement on May 4.
Study Describes Potential Transmission of Non-Genetic Behavioral Traits to New Generations
May 13, 2016 Individual symptoms of psychiatric disorders, such as anxiety, avoidance and a heightened response to stress, can be transmitted from mother to child and even grandchild by multiple non-genetic mechanisms.
Genomic Data Sharing Expands Possibilities of Precision Medicine
May 12, 2016 A new collaboration involving Weill Cornell Medicine will equip researchers with more precise and reliable genomic data when investigating instances of cancer.
Irene: A Birthday Wish
May 12, 2016 After standard treatments for her bladder cancer had failed, Irene Price knew she was running out of options and time. Thanks to her team of doctors at the Caryl and Israel Englander Institute for Precision Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, Price now spends time celebrating birthdays with her family -- cancer-free.
Erica: Home Is Where the Heart Is
May 12, 2016 For cardiologist Dr. Erica Jones, helping others has always been her passion. From applying new research to help patients prevent and manage heart disease, to mentoring cardiovascular fellows, Dr. Jones has found a home at Weill Cornell Medicine.

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