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 ...
January 02, 2019
Whenever we eat or drink, we’re putting the pancreas to work. The pancreas is a large gland that’s tucked behind the stomach and the intestines. It has two jobs: to produce chemicals call...
December 24, 2018
The holidays offer us time with friends and family, and sometimes even vacations from work. But one thing we have noticed over the years is that the holidays and winter months also correspond with in...
October 30, 2018
Surgery is the gold-standard breast cancer treatment, but some techniques leave women flat-chested or with lopsided breasts. Today, many women can benefit from oncoplastic surgery, or oncoplasty, whic...
October 25, 2018
"Measure twice, cut once.” It’s a simple expression that reminds us to be precise, and it applies in many situations—even complicated neurosurgical procedures.Traditional imaging systems made adhering...
October 16, 2018
Each year, up to 20 percent of Americans get the flu, resulting in over 130,000 hospitalizations—in fact, about 200,000 in 2012. While the typical symptoms of the flu can take a toll on on...
October 09, 2018
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is the earliest form of breast cancer. DCIS is confined to the milk ducts of the breast, and it’s often considered “stage zero.” Each year, 51,000 women are diagnosed w...