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WorldCare’s Simple Process for Getting a Medical Second Opinion

09:05 21 October in Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health by Tina Karas

Here’s how WorldCare's Medical Second Opinion service works, and all it takes is a phone call or email to begin. When you’ve been diagnosed with a serious medical condition, it’s only natural to want to make sure the diagnosis is correct. But where to begin? The thought 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 the Mayo Clinic is moving towards clinical trials for ALS

10:38 12 March in Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized by

Groundbreaking research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) from a research team at Mayo Clinic discovered the genetic repeat mutation known as c9orf72 in 2011 could potentially hold insight on how to cure or possibly even prevent ALS in patients. This mutation occurs in 40 percent...

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 Uncategorized 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...

Benign Brain Tumors: A Common Misdiagnosis

09:30 11 September in Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine by worldcare

A benign brain tumor begins as a growth that arises from normal cells, but the growth of these cells is not rapid enough to qualify the tumor as malignant. The most common kind of these tumors is known as a meningioma, a tumor that arises...