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Simple blood test to reveal cancer at low levels
Harvard University medical researchers are developing a new test to make monitoring cancer in patients easier and...
A pinpoint beam strays invisibly, harming instead of healing
Stereotactic radiosurgery, or SRS, is one of the fastest-growing radiation therapies, a technological innovation...
Web Exclusive: Superbugs linked to premature baby deaths
Doctors at University College Hospital last month found bacteria on the unit that were resistant to antibiotics...
Web Exclusive: High-Risk PCI Patients Need Standby IABP Strategy
Use of an increasingly common percutaneous coronary intervention of inserting an intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) to...
Cancer strategy: Easing the burden
By the time doctors diagnosed Jim Windhorst with lung cancer, the disease was already on the march, gnawing through...
Magazine: The Complex Calculations of Cancer Care
The cost of diagnosing and treating cancer is soaring, but defining overutilization and calculating ROI can be a...
Cancer is the world’s costliest disease
Cancer is the world's top "economic killer" as well as its likely leading cause of death, the American Cancer...
Hospital infections: The hidden epidemic
Going to the hospital puts you in harm's way. Hospitals know this and avoid talking about it. And until now, the...
Chronic illnesses driving up MI’s healthcare costs
Chronic illnesses, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease, are costing Michigan big bucks, according to a study...
Vanderbilt launches personalized cancer care program
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has launched the Personalized Cancer Medicine Program, a new initiative that is...