A mother’s last wish

by the MWHC Blog Team
October 04, 2017

(Photo L to R: Dr. Gregory Argyros, chaplains Teklu Gudeto, Emmanuel Saidi, Christopher Oranyeli, Jerome McCallum, Anthony Akinlolu,  Sheila Brown, Paulette Davidson…

How surgery can improve the lives of patients with lymphedema

by David H. Song, MD, Washington Regional Chief, Plastic Surgery
October 03, 2017

There are many options available to patients for treating breast cancer. Unfortunately, a significant portion of patients will face the…

What to do when prostate cancer biopsy/PSA test results conflict

by Ross E. Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist, Lambros Stamatakis, MD, Director, Urologic Oncology
September 28, 2017

Prostate cancer can be challenging to detect. Our screening and diagnostic tools—prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and transrectal ultrasound-guided (TRUS) prostate…

Ovarian cancer and talcum powder: What I tell patients

by Louis Dainty, MD, Regional Director, Gynecologic Oncology
September 26, 2017

Talcum powder has long been a baby care and personal hygiene essential, showing up in everything from cosmetics to soaps…

What women need to know about pelvic floor disorders

by Andrew Sokol, MD, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon
September 25, 2017

Women often find it embarrassing to talk about pelvic floor disorders—a broad category of issues also called pelvic floor dysfunction….

Prevent, relieve foot pain from bunions, plantar fasciitis and more

by John Steinberg, DPM, Director, Podiatric Residency Training Program
September 21, 2017

One-fourth of the bones in our body are in our feet. These bones, combined with numerous joints, muscles, tendons and…