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Why women with early stage breast cancer don’t complete their chemotherapy treatment?

Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer death among US women.  For women with early stage breast cancer (stages I and II), completing chemotherapy after surgery can increase survival.  Despite this proven benefit, some women do

Replacing diseased arteries: are we close enough?

Medical device technology has advanced to an extent that artificial heart, kidney, arteries, and prosthetic limbs are available as commercial market products. It is now a matter of choice for the patient and the surgeon to choose