March 15, 2023
More than 200,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, this cancer is often very treatable in cancer centers ...
September 08, 2020
By Min Deng, MD
It can certainly be frightening to hear the diagnosis: that innocent-looking spot on your face is a skin cancer. And it’s going to require surgery. But Mohs micrographic surgery can provide peace of ...
September 07, 2020
By Dr. Loral Patchen, PhD, MSN, MA, CNM Certified Nurse Midwife, Vice Chair, Innovation and Community Programs, and Section Director for Midwifery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Many times, it’s hard to pinpoint the cause of preterm birth, or birth before 37 weeks of pregnancy. And once you’ve delivered a preterm baby, you’re at an increased risk of having another preterm bir...
September 02, 2020
By Manu Kaushal, MD, FCCP, Medical Director of Critical Care and Medical Director of Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Medstar Montgomery Medical Center
Most stay-at-home orders have lifted and many people are trying to resume normal life as much as possible. We know that wearing a face mask and socially distancing ourselves from others can help to ...
September 01, 2020
By Victoria Lai, MD, MS, FACS, Endocrine Surgery
Of the prevalent diseases affecting patients today, we know that cancer is the deadliest. But thyroid cancer is a type of cancer that can be treated quite successfully—and it has a very high survival...
August 27, 2020
Cardiac PET scan technology promises to elevate cardiovascular diagnoses to a completely new level. Positron emission tomography (or PET) is traditionally associated with cancer care....
August 25, 2020
“What does it mean if I have a chronically noisy stomach?” This is something patients ask me all the time. Yet all of us have that noisy abdomen on occasion. And everyone’s baseline is a bit differe...