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A Better Brain Tumor Cure is Right Under Your Nose at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

When D.C. resident Dawn Goodloe started having trouble reading road signs and licenses plates in the middle of last year, her brain jumped to the most logical conclusion. “I hadn’t been to the eye doctor for a couple of years, so I just figured I needed a new prescription,” says the 47-year-old legal assistant. However, after vision correction failed to clear things up, an MRI revealed the shocking truth: her brain was the problem all along. Those MRI images showed a meningioma – a usually benign tumor – pushing into her optic nerve. "I had absolutely no idea that I…

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For Some Bladder Cancer Patients, Simple Test Could Reduce Over-Treatment, Ease High Cost

WASHINGTON — Bladder cancer is relatively common and imposes the highest per patient cost on the U.S. health care system than the management of any other cancer type. Now, a new test could be key to reducing the cost of care while at the same time, relieving some patients of unneeded over-treatment, say investigators led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers. Deciding whether to treat bladder cancer aggressively has been difficult — predictive diagnostic data is limited.  Up to 70 percent of patients treated for early stage lesions that have not invaded the bladder wall will experience recurrence of these…

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Kidney Transplant Recipient Finds Her Donor Because of Mutual Love for Rescuing Dogs

Complex Living Donor Procedure Offered at Few U.S. Transplant Centers

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Women Replacing Breast Implants with Their Own Tissue, a Growing Trend

Patients Have a Variety of Tissue-Based Options When Implants Lead to Pain and Discomfort

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