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Circulating Tumor DNA Detecting Colorectal Cancer Recurrences Early

Circulating Tumor DNA Detecting Colorectal Cancer Recurrences Early

Posted by on May 18, 2019 in Blog, Colorectal cancer | 1 comment

A recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association-Oncology (JAMA) contains an exciting strategy (made possible again by all the work of the Human Genome Project) for treatment decision making and finding recurrences earlier for those diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer. Treatment involves...

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The Evolution of Medicine [Infographic]

The Evolution of Medicine [Infographic]

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

An incredible infographic and historical timeline by Best Medical Degrees. Source: BestMedicalDegrees.com More data:   The Evolution of Medicine Modern medicine has helped lead to a surge in average life expectancy, which was only about 36 in the late 1800s. With humans routinely living into their 100s, advances in medical science are to thank....

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Where there’s smoke…?

Where there’s smoke…?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013 in Blog | 1 comment

You may not believe it but there are times during surgery when smoke is released into the air. What?  TMI? (too much information?) Well actually, there is information in that smoke. There are surgical procedures that involve what is called electrosurgical dissection, electricity flows through the surgical knife and “cauterizes” as it cuts.   During...

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