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  1. Nine-year-old Shan Rée of West Vancouver, British Columbia, was no stranger to hospitals. Since infancy, she had been admitted two or three times a year for the intravenous antibiotics and intensive...
  2. It takes only a few hours to have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) placed in your chest. During the procedure, which may be performed under local anesthesia and a sedative, the...
  3. During the past 25 years, as mounting research has demonstrated the efficacy of treating patients with means that go beyond a standard physician’s prescription, “integrative medicine” departments...
  4. One night a patient got out of bed, fell and hit his head; the incident report that clinicians submitted through the hospital’s patient safety reporting system simply stated that the fall occurred...
  5. Researchers who took a fresh look at muscle-invasive bladder cancer through the lens of gene expression discovered that it looks remarkably like breast cancer. This resemblance has important...
  6. The angiogenesis inhibitor bevacizumab (Avastin) failed to increase overall survival (OS) or statistically significant progression-free survival (PFS) for glioblastoma patients in the frontline...
  7. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will collaborate with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC, and its affiliate Janssen Biotech, Inc., to develop immunology-based cancer treatments...
  8. Recent breakthroughs in immunotherapy and targeted therapy have improved outcomes for patients with advanced melanoma. For decades, the median survival time for patients with advanced melanoma...
  9. For some newly diagnosed cancer patients, whether they will be able to have children after treatment is the furthest question from their minds—until the risks of therapy bring it front-and-center. In...
  10. Whole- or partial-breast radiation therapy can reduce a patient’s chance of breast cancer recurrence after lumpectomy, but this benefit must be weighed against the risk of damage to healthy tissue. A...

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