Oregon Health & Science University in Portland which is the state’s only public academic medical center and serves patients from across the region, has had to postpone numerous surgeries and procedures in the wake of the delta surge of the pandemic
“A third dose of Pfizer or Moderna will provide those who need it extra protection and help shield some of our most vulnerable from the highly contagious delta variant,” said Secretary of Health Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH
Transrectal biopsies can cause infections and, on rare occasions, a life-threatening condition known as sepsis.
By screening more people and classifying more ambiguous lesions as cancer, health care providers have been “overdiagnosing” melanoma, flagging too many harmless skin spots that would have never proved harmful, some researchers argue.
Women in their teens and early 20s now report drinking and getting drunk at higher rates than their male peers
Of all women’s cancers, ovarian cancer has the lowest survival rate
The cost of parking while in cancer treatment is drawing scrutiny from oncology researchers and even some hospital administrators.
Health providers are starting to see the consequences of a year of pandemic-delayed preventive and emergency care.
Many genetic findings are ambiguous, leaving doctors uncertain about whether a particular variant is truly dangerous.
The results indicate that at-home testing is a viable option for women to find out whether they have a propensity for these cancers.
Decreases were seen in all major racial and ethnic groups and among men, women, adolescents, young adults, and children.
Patients with blood cancers, such as lymphomas, leukemia and multiple myeloma, are most at risk.
Machine-learning algorithms could help improve the accuracy of breast cancer screenings when used in combination with assessments from radiologists,
Despite older, sicker patients, mortality rate dropped by one-third within 10-year period
Under its Prop. 65, California has designated more than 900 substances as toxic, ranging from the seemingly benign aloe vera to the deadly chemical benzene.