Medical Intel

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,…

Keep Your Skin in the Game, Part 1: Identifying Skin Cancer

by Min Deng, MD, Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
May 21, 2020

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer? And, even more concerning, it often goes…

Breast Reconstruction: An Important Part of Healing After Breast Cancer Surgery

by Kenneth L. Fan, MD, Plastic Surgeon
September 10, 2019

Women who undergo surgery to treat breast cancer may think of breast reconstruction as a cosmetic procedure—one they don’t really…

Why Younger Women Are Having Heart Attacks and Tips to Prevent Them

by Patrick T. Bering, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
September 03, 2019

About 800,000 Americans have a heart attack each year—and younger women account for nearly one-third of them, according to a…

4 Common Orthopaedic Trauma Injuries and How We Treat Them

by Robert Golden, MD, Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma
August 27, 2019

Some of the most unexpected injuries in medicine are due to orthopaedic trauma, which involves problems related to bones, joints,…

DVT: How We Treat These Blood Clots and Tips to Prevent Them

by Steven Abramowitz, MD, Vascular Surgeon, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
August 19, 2019

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which a blood clot forms in one or more deep veins in…