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What Cancer Survivors Need to Know about Long-Term Heart Health

by Ana Barac, MD, Director, Cardio-Oncology Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
April 20, 2018

Cancer doctors used to think of cancer treatment in terms of extending patients’ lives by a few more months or…

Internal bracing transforms ACL repair

by Evan H. Argintar, MD, Orthopedic Sports Medicine
April 17, 2018

In 2017, a long list of NFL players tore their anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL), and several were forced to sit…

Apps, mannequins and actors: Professional development for today’s nurses

by Michael Clarke, RN, Director, Nursing Professional Development
April 12, 2018

Today’s nurses have to keep track of so much more for patients than they did just 30 years ago. Millennials…

How we can manage breast cancer that spreads to the bones

by Robert Henshaw, MD, Professor and Director, Orthopedic Oncology, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
April 06, 2018

“Has my cancer spread?” After a woman has had the time she needs to process a cancer diagnosis, this tends…

Why a patient’s heart failure type matters for treatment

by Jennifer Brown, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
March 29, 2018

A diagnosis of heart failure doesn’t mean your heart has stopped or is about to stop working. It’s a condition…

Food for thought: What we eat affects colorectal cancer risk

by Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon
March 27, 2018

Most people know that fruits and vegetables are good for their bodies, but recent research suggests that the foods and…