Patient perspectives on breast reconstruction following mastectomy
Less than 42 percent of women underwent breast reconstruction following a mastectomy for cancer, and the factors associated with foregoing reconstruction included being black, having a lower education level and being older.
Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study
Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Morcos' residency and fellowship include St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers of New York, internal medicine; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, critical care medicine; SUNY-Health Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.; University of Nebraska Medical Center, cardiovascular disease medicine; and a clinical cardiac electrophysiology ... (more)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The New York Academy of Medicine
Margaret E. Mahoney Fellows Present Policy-Relevant Research at NYAM
NYAM welcomed its second cohort of Margaret E. Mahoney Fellows to present their summer research projects on August 11, 2014 before an audience of mentors, colleagues, NYAM staff, Fellows, and family.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
PM busy in meetings after his health improves
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has been busy, holding meetings with different people after his health improved significantly of late.
CBLPath Announces Expansion of Cytopathology Department
Drs. Hani Hojjati, Antonio Macias and Sofia Kazi will join CBLPath's world-class cytopathology department, led by Madeline Vazquez, M.D. CBLPath's cytopathology department is one of the largest programs in the United States for the interpretation of thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsies.
New York Community Rallies Around Little Boy Fighting Neuroblastoma
When Padraig Crowley first started complaining that his stomach hurt late last month, his mom didn't think anything of it.
Company news: Brando Cobanov joined St. Joseph's Pathology
He completed a four-year residency in pathology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, now part of Rutgers University, in N. J. Cobanov then did a one-year fellowship focusing on cancer pathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, followed by a second fellowship in cytopathology at the University of Pennsylvania in ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Female Childhood Cancer Survivors Often Suffer From Sexual...
Whereas adult cancers tend to be the result of lifestyle and environmental risk factors, childhood cancers are usually caused by DNA changes in cells during the early stages of life, which can sometimes lead to concerns down the road in the child's life.
Curing cancer in the Pacific NW: Fred Hutch researcher brings new insight to brain tumors
Dr. Eric Holland, director of the Alvord Brain Tumor Center at UW Medicine, the director of the Human Biology Division and senior vice president at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research.
Doctor seeks to avoid deposition in copand#8217;s inheritance case
A physician for the late Geraldine Webber, who left most of her disputed $2.7 million estate to police Sgt.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
'Comedic Mother Theresa'
As a medical student who used humor to help his patients, Robin Williams' role in "Patch Adams" was touching and memorable.
First-line sunitinib superior to everolimus for metastatic RCC
Results for the RECORD-3 trial support the current strategy of first-line sunitinib followed by second-line everolimus for the treatment of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma .
US News & World Report
Calling on Cancer's A-Team
When Gary Hinze began coughing up blood after working out, his doctor sent him to an oncologist near his home in Grass Valley, California.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Dr. Peter Pisters appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of University Health Network
"His background as a clinician-researcher and his commitment to patients as partners in their care will ensure that Dr. Pisters will feel at home at UHN and that the organization will continue to grow, innovate and lead healthcare in Dr. Pisters is an internationally known tenured Professor of Surgery at MD Anderson.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Juno Therapeutics snags $134M
Juno Therapeutics, the Seattle biotechnology startup unveiled in December by leading cancer scientists here and in New York, has announced another $134 million in financing, bringing its total funding to $300 million in less than a year.
Spring Mountain Capital, LP Leads Investment in IsoPlexis Corporation
Spring Mountain Capital, LP, a New York-based investment management firm, announced today that its private equity group structured and led a growth equity investment in IsoPlexis Corporation.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Risk factors for bowel dysfunction after sphincter-preserving rectal cancer surgery
A prospective study in the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum uses the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Bowel Function Instrument to identify risk factors for bowel dysfunction after sphincter-preserving rectal cancer surgery.
Wining and Dying...
The Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital in central France will soon open a wine bar for its terminally ill patients, who will be allowed to partake in medically supervised tastings with family and friends, reports Yahoo News.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
St. Balderick's Foundation to host head-shaving fundraiser, Sept. 28 in Sergeantsville
The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, will host one of its signature head-shaving events at Sergeantsville Fire House, 761 Sergeantsville Road, Sergeantsville, on Sept.