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Breast cancer patients, physicians and advocates implored officials to scrap plan that would limit payment for DIEP flap surgery.
DIEP flap reconstruction offers potential advantages over implants and other procedures, but at a higher cost.
Structural racism and lack of health care access contribute to Black men’s poorer post-surgery outcomes.
However, delayed appendicitis diagnoses among Black patients were less likely in hospitals serving higher rates of minority populations.
Black patients were 62% more likely to die of heart surgery compared with white patients.
Minority children are about half as likely to have had surgery in the past year compared with white children.
Ron-Ella McLendon underwent a hysterectomy after doctors insisted the operation would solve her fibroid problems. It didn’t.
Although focused ultrasound surgery is not right for all women with uterine fibroids, the treatment offers many benefits.
Carolyn Johnson shares her experiences with uterine fibroids.
The largest peer-reviewed study of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine in cancer patients finds no more, and no different, side effects.
A potential treatment for certain mental disorders involves zapping a certain area of the brain with short bursts of electrical energy.
Improving vision may improve the connection between the eyes and the brain.
When Trina Caldwell, age 45, experienced a life-threatening episode triggered by uterine fibroids, her husband, David, sprang into action.
A blood test and a smartwatch activity tracker helped predict how quickly hip replacement surgery patients recuperated.
Many breast cancer patients rely on cannabis not just to relieve side effects but to treat cancer yet may be unaware of possible harms.
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