Oncology & Cancer

Researchers to develop handheld device to diagnose skin cancer

Even the best dermatologists can't diagnose skin cancer by eye, relying on magnifying glasses to examine suspicious blemishes and scalpels to cut tissue for analysis. With up to more than 70 percent of biopsies coming back ...

Surgery

Another vaping danger: E-cigarette explodes in teen's face

(HealthDay)—A vape pen exploded in the face of 17-year-old Nevada boy, breaking his jaw and requiring multiple surgeries to repair the damage, according to a case report in the latest New England Journal of Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Volume overload present in patients on peritoneal dialysis

Volume overload is present before the start of peritoneal dialysis (PD), and is associated with risk of death, according to a study published online May 23 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.