Medical Intel

Graves’ Disease: What Patients Need to Know

by Victoria Lai, MD, MS, FACS, Endocrine Surgery
October 01, 2020

What do music artist Missy Elliot and Olympic gold medalist Gail Devers have in common? Besides being successful public figures,…

Pap Smears: 8 Frequently Asked Questions

by Ebony R. Hoskins, MD, Gynecologic Oncology
September 15, 2020

The Pap smear is an essential procedure that yields valuable information about a woman’s cervical health. But it’s normal to feel…

Using Mohs Surgery to Treat Skin Cancer

by Min Deng, MD, Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
September 08, 2020

It can certainly be frightening to hear the diagnosis: that innocent-looking spot on your face is a skin cancer. And…

What Young Adults Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer

by Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon
September 01, 2020

Colorectal cancer has traditionally been considered an older person’s disease. But according to the American Cancer Society, in 2020, 12%…

Most Neck Bumps Are Benign— But It’s Important to Check

by Victoria Lai, MD, MS, FACS, Endocrine Surgery
September 01, 2020

Of the prevalent diseases affecting patients today, we know that cancer is the deadliest. But thyroid cancer is a type…

Bleeding After Menopause: Cause for Concern?

by Ebony R. Hoskins, MD, Gynecologic Oncology
August 20, 2020

If you’re a woman over 50, you’re probably familiar with the signs of menopause and perimenopause. You know that menopause…