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Bridging the Gap in Multiple Myeloma Survival

What is the gap in myeloma survival? Currently the National Cancer Institute reports a life expectancy of just over five years, whereas, myeloma specialists at myeloma centers of excellence have reported a life expectancy of over ten years for myeloma…

Mar 30, 2023, 12:30 pm 0 Listen

The Nuances of Egg Freezing – All You Should Know

The egg freezing procedure has not only given hope to those women who want to preserve their fertility due to medical issues, but also to those who just want to extend their fertility. Just 475 women froze their eggs in…

May 30, 2023, 02:00 pm 0 Listen

Understanding Lecithin Cholesterol Acyltransferase (LCAT) Deficiency Disorders 

Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) deficiency is a genetic disorder that affects the body's ability to process cholesterol. It is characterized by cloudiness of the clear front surface of the eye (corneal opacities), a shortage of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia),…

Dec 11, 2023, 08:43 am 0 Listen

Unraveling the Complexities of BRCA-Related Breast and Ovarian Cancers

The BRCA1 (BReast CAncer gene 1) and BRCA2 are genes that produce proteins crucial for DNA repair. Since these proteins play a pivotal role in cellular resilience against DNA damage — mutations leading to inactivation of these genes results in…

Feb 13, 2024, 12:00 pm 0 Listen

When should people get palliative care?

Palliative care is specialized medical care focused on relieving the symptoms and stress of a serious illness and improving quality of life, in alignment with a patient’s individual goals, values, and priorities. Although palliative care consultation is recommended for millions…

Apr 10, 2024, 09:00 am 0 Listen