American Society of Clinical OncologyPlaying with Dynamite? A Cautious Assessment of TNT

In this article from the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the authors suggest the need for caution and well-conducted trials to systematically address the question of total neoadjuvant therapy (TNT) in rectal cancer, which can lead to overtreatment and unnecessary toxicity without a proven benefit. Despite some of its theoretical advantages, declaring TNT a new standard […]

Healthgrades7 Medical Apps Healthcare Professionals Use

Medical practices incorporate digital apps to improve online scheduling, send appointment reminders, and provide telemedicine options. And physicians now have entire medical libraries at their fingertips to confirm a diagnosis, check drug interactions, and collaborate with other HCPs. Here are some of the most popular medical apps for doctors, nurses, and medical students.

Everyday HealthEddie Van Halen’s Head and Neck Cancer

In this Celebrity Diagnosis opinion piece from MedPage Today, the author discusses the legendary guitarist’s original throat cancer diagnosis, its possible causes – including Eddie’s own theory — and how it spread to other parts of his head and neck. The article also examines the risks, symptoms, and treatment options of head and neck cancers.

MJH Life SciencesAnthony Fauci, MD: How SARS-CoV-2 Is Most Likely Spread

Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), joined Lungcast, a respiratory health podcast series from HCPLive and the American Lung Association (ALA), to discuss the CDC’s varying take on SARS-CoV-2 transmission and testing parameters. Fauci also shared suggestions for college campus to mitigate community-based spread while classes continue.

The New England Journal of MedicineDying in a Leadership Vacuum

In this editorial from The New England Journal of Medicine, the authors criticize the country’s leadership on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, presenting several pieces of evidence to reinforce their claims. From politicizing the Food and Drug Administration to undercutting trust in science and government, the leaders of our nation are “causing damage that […]