A perfectly arranged Mayo stand, oh, exactly as you like it. An empty EMR in basket. A flap close on the nose that closes just so.
Many people with metastatic cancer say they wouldn’t want invasive treatment near the end of life. But how do we know when it’s the end?
“Lest there be any doubt, and as we have stated previously, NIH does not support the use of gene-editing technologies in human embryos.”
Even now, in the era of texting and e-mail, the telephone remains our primary point of contact with new and long-time patients.
Once a patient hears “cancer,” they often stop listening. We could go on, spelling out the next steps and treatment options. But patients usually...
From the Editor
Without certainty, how can a physician debunk a superstition?
Heroes change with the times and are metaphors for the real-life challenges we face and our abilities to overcome them.
The law’s questionable impact and apparent lack of enforcement do not mean you can ignore it. The data are still being collected and displayed.
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