Oncology & Cancer

Q&A: Breast cancer screening and COVID-19

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: During a breast self-exam two months ago, I felt a lump. This month, the lump seems to have disappeared. My cousin, who had breast cancer, is suggesting I get it checked anyways. I'm nervous to go to the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Predicting colorectal cancer risk among average risk persons

Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine research scientists have developed and tested one of the first U.S.-based models to predict personal risk for advanced precancerous polyps and colon cancer in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: How do steroids work against COVID?

Steroid treatments have been mentioned in the news lately as potential medical interventions for certain persons infected with COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As pandemic progressed, people's perceived risk assessment went up

In the first week of the coronavirus pandemic, people living in the United States underestimated their chances of catching the virus, or of getting seriously ill from the virus, according to a recently published Caltech-led ...

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