When someone you love is diagnosed with a serious medical illness be their health champion

12:43 05 November in Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine by

When a partner, family member or friend has been diagnosed with a serious medical illness, they may feel uncertain about what to do next. They may feel discouraged, anxious even, fearful. Naturally you want to help. But how? Sometimes, the best support isn’t obvious. One...

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Do You Need a Third Opinion?

08:00 23 September in Uncategorized by

Sometimes you need more experts to break a tie. When you, or someone you love, faces a serious or life-threatening medical condition, a medical second opinion can guide crucial treatment decisions you and your doctor make. But what happens when your first and second opinions clash? What you need to...

New tool developed to diagnose dementia cases

10:57 17 June in Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health by

From successfully achieving the first remission of a pediatric cancer case in 1948, to creating the most revolutionary medical achievements WorldCare Consortium® medical second opinion (MSO) providers, Dana-Farber and Massachusetts General Hospital have successfully created a molecular tool that helps study the accumulation of...

UCLA finds new treatment option for lung cancer patients

09:05 10 June in Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized by

It is safe to say that many of us fear hearing the word ‘cancer.’ But, with the continued evolution of cancer research, we have begun to see many breakthroughs in cancer treatment and detection methods. One such example is Dr. David Wong's, Associate Dean of...

WorldCare Consortium® MSO providers Dana-Farber and Boston Children’s Hospital develop a preventive measure to breast cancer

15:03 09 April in Uncategorized by

Researchers and doctors alike recognize the importance of preventing or reversing cancer before patients are in the position of having to treat more advanced cases. Michael Goldberg, Ph.D., of Dana-Farber has contributed to a collaborative group effort into research that demonstrates how particular cancer cases...

Research from WorldCare Consortium® member Dana-Farber Cancer Institute indicates blood test’s potential for early detection of lung cancer

11:59 05 June in Diagnosis, Medicine by worldcare

A study led by doctors at WorldCare Consortium® member Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has found that a test analyzing free-floating DNA in the blood may be able to detect early-stage lung cancer. A preliminary report from the on-going Circulating Cell-Free Genome Atlas (CCGA) study, which is...

Fibromyalgia: Diagnostic Criteria and the Danger of Misdiagnosis

09:17 22 January in Health, Health, Health, Health, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine by worldcare

Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic pain disorder that affects an estimated 10 million people in the U.S. and an estimated three to six percent of the world population. The disorder causes widespread pain and tenderness to touch that can occur body-wide or migrate over the body....