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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, Health by

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...

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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...

Northwestern Medicine shines light on potential new leukemia treatment

10:00 18 July in Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine by

Leukemia treatment often proves to be more complicated in comparison to treatment for other types of cancer. For leukemia patients, researchers at Northwestern Medicine believe multiple overactive protein complexes may be to blame. Thus, by moving away from the idea that one particular protein complex,...

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

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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...