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Keep Your Skin in the Game, Part 2: How To Reduce Your Skin Cancer Risk

by Min Deng, MD, Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
July 02, 2020

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, with 9,500 people in the U.S. diagnosed each day. Fortunately, it’s…

The Growing Concern About Uterine Cancer: What’s the Risk?

by Ebony R. Hoskins, MD, Gynecologic Oncology
June 30, 2020

Over the past 10 or 15 years, uterine cancer cases have steadily increased in the United States. This year alone,…

My Experience Working in the Emergency Room During COVID-19

by Carolyn A. Phillips, MD, Emergency Medicine
June 25, 2020

The story of COVID-19 in the emergency department is a study in teamwork, tenacity and resourcefulness. We knew very little…

Heart Disease in Cancer Patients: Willie’s Story

by the MWHC Blog Team
June 23, 2020

In 2015, then 69-year-old Willie M. Smith was diagnosed with breast cancer. A simple lumpectomy removed her tumor and a…

ED May Signal Heart and Vascular Problems

by Steven Abramowitz, MD, Vascular Surgeon, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
June 19, 2020

It’s a sensitive subject. For some, uncomfortable. Most guys don’t want to talk about it. But most men will experience…

Welcome to the New Lung and Esophageal Center

by John F. Lazar, MD, Director of Thoracic Robotics
June 17, 2020

Editor’s Note: The photo above was taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s newly opened Lung and…