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She’s the 13th person recorded to have a rare cancer known as microcystic adnexal carcinoma.
It was generally younger, healthier women who chose to have combined breast and gynecologic surgeries.
For patients, the decision to move forward with adjuvant therapy isn’t as cut and dry as it may seem.
Anna Stoessinger, who had her stomach and part of her esophagus removed to treat gastric cancer, has beaten the odds in more ways than one.
Removal of the primary breast tumor may be warranted in women who respond well to targeted therapies.
A long and successful battle with melanoma has left Dan Engel a new and different man.
Singer-songwriter John Prine’s songs have embraced pain with kindness and a wicked and whimsical sense of humor.
Given the limited data available, Mohs surgery is still not routinely performed for invasive melanoma of the skin.
Researchers analyzed treatment patterns among people diagnosed with four major forms of metastatic cancer.
A growth on his kidney turned out to be a harmless cyst.
Black women, as well as those with Medicaid or no insurance, were less likely to receive surgery and more likely to die.
The study found that removing nearby lymph nodes didn’t improved survival rates and was associated with serious post-surgical complications.
The agency has let medical device companies file reports of injuries and malfunctions outside a widely scrutinized public database.
If I can obtain my humanity again, every second of this is worth it.
An ostomy is an abdominal opening created by surgery that diverts bodily waste into an external bag or pouch.
Florence Kurttila brings a patient’s insights to the world of colon cancer research.
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