A subset of patients known as maximizers consume a high level of medical resources without clear evidence of better outcomes, a study found.
Demsky joined the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center communications team in 2019. Prior to that he served as director of communications for the University of Michigan's Life Sciences Institute and science editor for Medicine at Michigan Magazine.
Speaking directly with a pathologist could help patients better understand their diagnosis and feel empowered, a survey of patient sentiment finds.
Christina Chapman, M.D., sits down for a discussion on diversity, equity and inclusion in medicine.
Three early-stage cancer drug projects receive pilot grants to help them advance from the bench toward the bedside.
Better shared decision-making could help patients feel more empowered, avoid treatment side-effects and reduce overtreatment.
Cancer biologists and engineers collaborated on a device that could help predict the likelihood of breast cancer metastasis.