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DBT + Synthetic Mammography Better at Repeat Screening

At repeat screening, digital breast tomosynthesis plus synthetic mammography (DBT+SM) identifies more cancers than full-field digital mammography (FFDM), according to a study published in Radiology. Researchers conducted a...

Surgeon Skill Level Tied to Colon Cancer Surgery Survival

There is an association between surgical technical skill and long-term survival following colon cancer surgery, according to a research letter published in JAMA Oncology. Researchers recruited surgeons participating in the 2016...

Physician-Patient Privilege

I am being sued for a claim of failed back surgery. The plaintiff had an IME by my side’s doctor, and the complaints of pain were about what you would expect—hard to prove or disprove. However, the plaintiff mentioned to the...



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