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A new study reveals reasons why some oncologists use adjuvant radiation therapy (ART) when treating MIBC.

Cervical Cancer

HPV: A Human Carcinogen

HPV vaccination can prevent cervical cancer. Currently, there are two vaccines focused on this virus and its most dangerous types. Both are effective against HPV 16 and 18, which account for 70% of precancerous cervical lesions and cervical cancers. One also protects against HPV 6 and 11, which cause...
Can you identify this skin ailment? Take this week's Derm Case Challenge to validate your diagnosis.
Over the last two and a half years, Stanford University researchers have been developing and improving a brain-computer interface (BCI) that allows paralyzed individuals to input data into a computer using only their brainwaves (via implant). Recently, one patient with a spinal cord injury, and two patients...
Muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) is considered to be T2 stage due to tumor invasion into the muscle wall.
Is attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) underdiagnosed or overdiagnosed? The answer seems to depend on the population. A study published in the journal Pediatrics showed that minority children were less likely than white children to receive an ADHD diagnosis. However, 15% of children have been...
The trial revealed a linear correlation between higher tumor burden and anti-PD1 and anti-programmed death ligand (PD-L1) checkpoint inhibitors, explained as the immune system responding to reactivation.
For some patients, nutritional supplements can play a role in boosting the immune system and priming the body to better react to certain pathogens. Olive leaf extract has antiviral properties due to its stimulation of the propagation of natural killer cells in the body. Zinc lozenges can help restore and...
Test your dermatology knowledge with this week's Derm Case Challenge.
Learning the language of organ rejection may eventually revolutionize organ transplantation.