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Confounding Symptoms. If only...

My father was a neurosurgeon, and he made mistakes. If he had been more of a machine and less human, was never tired or sick himself and… 345 more words

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Serial mpMRIs instead of serial biopsies for men on active surveillance

The role of baseline and repeat multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) scanning as a substitute for repeat biopsies in the initial evaluation and ongoing management of men on active surveillance continues to evolve. 269 more words


Ultrasound guided core biopsy on left breast

For those about to take this procedure, I am sharing the details of what happened. Don’t worry, it is not painful.

As you know, it is an outpatient procedure and I drove myself unaccompanied to and from the hospital. 242 more words

Breast Cancer

Not as We Had Hoped

The results of today’s CT imaging procedure were not as we had hoped. Ideally, the dozen or so tumors in my lungs would have shown signs of shrinkage – indicating that the investigational drug was having a positive effect on the cancer. 331 more words

Modern Prostate Procedures Improve Both Detection and Therapy

Two expressions that simply no gentleman truly hopes to hear will be prostate and also cancer. However, truth simply being just what it truly is, lots of men can, even so, end up clinically determined to have prostate cancer eventually as part of their lives. 255 more words


Newer Prostate Procedures Enhance Both Diagnosis and Medical Treatment

Two words that no fellow at any time hopes to hear will be prostate plus cancer. Nonetheless, truth simply being exactly what it can be, quite a few men can, even so, end up diagnosed with prostate related cancer eventually in their lives. 260 more words


Brain News

It’s been a busy week in Gwen Land. She had a spinal tap yesterday and is having some residual lower back pain and headache from that today. 690 more words