Cardiology

Draining blood from bleeding stroke may prevent death

A minimally invasive surgery combining the use of a clot-busting drug and a catheter to drain blood from the brain of hemorrhagic stroke patients reduced swelling and improved patients' prognoses, according to preliminary ...

Surgery

Breast cancer detected in transmen undergoing mastectomy

The number of transmen seeking gender-confirming surgery has risen in the past decade. In a paper published in the British Journal of Surgery analysing breast tissue from 344 transmen undergoing mastectomy, breast lesions—either ...

Oncology & Cancer

'Local environment' plays key role in breast cancer progression

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women—one in eight (12.4 percent) in the U.S. will be diagnosed with it. Invasive breast cancer is dangerous for two reasons: It can aggressively spread to other organs ...

Oncology & Cancer

DIPG tumor patterns offer new insight on survival

The prognosis for all children diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) and similar tumors has been mostly the same: dismal.

Oncology & Cancer

Aggressiveness of acute myeloid leukemia elucidated

Antoine Peters and colleagues at the Basel University Children's Hospital (UKBB) have discovered why acute leukemias with the same genetic abnormality vary in their aggressiveness based on their cellular origin. They found ...

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