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Dense Breasts: Who Needs More Imaging?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/922601

Jan 7th, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hi, everyone. I'm Dr Kenny Lin. I am a family physician at Georgetown University Medical Center, and I blog at Common Sense Family Doctor. I vividly remember the first time I diagnosed a patient with an interval breast cancer. She'd had a normal screening mammogram just 6 months before, but came in complaining of a new breast lump. My heart sank as I...

A Case Series of Five Patients With Pure or Mixed Gestational Epithelioid Trophoblastic Tumors and a Literature Review on Mixed Tumors
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/901790

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Objectives: To review the clinicopathologic features of five patients with epithelioid trophoblastic tumor (ETT). Methods: Characteristics of patients diagnosed with ETT in 2000 to 2012 were reviewed. Results: Among 190 patients with gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN), two had pure ETT and three had mixed ETT and choriocarcinoma. The median age was 32.5...

Surgical Residents Give Mentor-Matching Program High Marks
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/925606

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A large majority of surgical residents in a Pennsylvania health system report positive experiences with a program that matched the residents with faculty mentors, according to a new survey. The participants typically stated that they were satisfied with the program, saw improvements in their self-identified areas of weakness and believed that the matching process had...

Combined Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol to Treat Pain in Epidermolysis Bullosa
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/911310

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a genetic blistering disorder characterized by intense pain related to disease pathology and care-based interventions. Opioid-based therapies underpin pain care in EB; however, they are unable to provide adequate analgesia in a significant proportion of patients. Cannabinoid-based medicines (CBMs) have been studied increasingly fo...

Dense Breasts: Who Needs More Imaging?
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/922601

This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hi, everyone. I'm Dr Kenny Lin. I am a family physician at Georgetown University Medical Center, and I blog at Common Sense Family Doctor. I vividly remember the first time I diagnosed a patient with an interval breast cancer. She'd had a normal screening mammogram just 6 months before, but came in complaining of a new breast lump. My heart sank as I...

Combined Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol to Treat Pain in Epidermolysis Bullosa
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/911310

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a genetic blistering disorder characterized by intense pain related to disease pathology and care-based interventions. Opioid-based therapies underpin pain care in EB; however, they are unable to provide adequate analgesia in a significant proportion of patients. Cannabinoid-based medicines (CBMs) have been studied increasingly fo...