Medications

Exploring the mechanism behind drug eruptions in the skin

Although medications can often help patients find a cure or respite from their condition, millions of people worldwide suffer from unpredictable drug toxicities every year. In particular, drug eruptions which manifest through ...

Oncology & Cancer

Myths about PSA tests and prostate cancer screening

The understanding of prostate cancer has significantly evolved in the past 15 years. However, many people—including primary care providers—may not be aware of the current guidelines for prostate cancer screening, says ...

Oncology & Cancer

Re-exposing a cancer protein to enhance immunotherapy

Successful immunotherapy for cancer involves activating a person's own T cells to identify telltale proteins called antigens on the surface of a tumor and attack it. But some tumors have a trick: They hide themselves from ...

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer: Screening and treatment options

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. While many prostate cancers grow slowly and remain localized, other types are aggressive and spread quickly. That's why Dr. Carlos Vargas, a Mayo Clinic radiation ...

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