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Cancer Redefinition Long Overdue

The Problem With Early Cancer Detection Early cancer detection was what piqued my interest in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology even before it won FDA approval. While helping introduce it into mainstream medical practice, however, I learned of the downsides to increasingly sensitive imaging technologies like MRI. Yes, they enable physicians to detect disease earlier […]

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Angelina Jolie’s Brave Example – and the Other Side of the Story

But Will Angelina Jolie’s Message Prove Misdirected¬† Film actress and director Angelina Jolie penned a brave op-ed in today’s The New York Times¬†¬†revealing her decision to complete a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer that took her mother at an early age. She made what had to be an arduous choice based on the BRCA1 […]

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