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Four Myths About Breast Cancer Debunked

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JOURNAL UPDATE

Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe

12:00 PM CDT. Radiation dose not impacted with light or moderate use of skin treatments, regardless of beam energy,…

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

September 2018 Briefing - Radiology

October 01, 2018. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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John Kenyon, CNA's avatarChemotherapy and cardiac toxicity - the lesser of two evils

John Kenyon, CNA.

One of the most dreaded side effects of certain chemotherapy agents is their effect on the heart. The paradox comes from the fact that these drugs, while only a handful, are among the few chemotherapy agents with a substantial survival benefit. In some cases their use is unavoidable.


M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarUse of Balloon and Balloon-like devices in Medicine

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

I recently came across a very interesting article listing the many extended uses of the Foley’s catheter in plastic surgery [1]. This article prompted me to attempt to compile information on the various ways in which Balloon catheters and other devices based on the balloon principle have been used…

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarThe right hypochondrium… Is it really “right”? A territorial dispute

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

Since the time one enters the realm of clinical medicine, the general area just inferior to the costal margins is introduced as the right and left hypochondriac regions (or, the right or the left hypochondrium). In the following discussion, I will confine myself to the example of the ‘right hypochondrium’.



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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Chest x-ray evaluation of the lung fields

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

Evaluation of the lung fields in a chest x-ray requires a systematic approach. In general, the opacity of the normal lung fields increases from top…

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RE: Investigational Topical Minocycline Gel for Acne Advances to Phase III Development

By MrRobin

Great articles. learnt a lot from it.

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