Promising new therapies for this important risk factor are far along in clinical testing. Wider measurement of Lp(a) levels is needed now.Read More
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that ovarian failure — a major concern for women undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer — may be preventable in some patients by including goserelin with standard chemotherapy.
Addressing lifestyle and emotional needs as well as medical issues improves a child’s quality of life. Integrative medicine helps reduce the frequency of disease episodes, decrease stress related to chronic illness, and more.
Dr. Svensson, an internationally respected heart surgeon and researcher and a 14-year Cleveland Clinic veteran, will direct the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute’s more than 1,700 employees, including 227 staff physicians.
Patients generally acknowledge that being obese is “unhelpful” to their joints, but they often tend to believe their osteoarthritis primarily is caused by heredity or injury.
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By combining laparoscopy and endoscopy, the Digestive Disease Institute’s new Developmental Endoscopy Group is now able to provide new minimally invasive options to patients for motility disorders and GI cancers.
Considering family history is critical for the prevention of future heart disease in pediatric patients. Children at risk benefit from evaluation and treatment in multidisciplinary clinics.
A look at Cleveland Clinic’s future 377,000-square-foot cancer building.
Research advances, better treatment protocols improve outcomes
Specialized software now combines multiparametric MRI and transrectal ultrasound images to improve targeted biopsy of suspicious lesions. The technology has the potential to significantly improve localization and characterization of prostate cancer when added to a 12-core biopsy.