Dr. Judd Moul, professor of surgery and director of the Duke Prostate Center, was quoted in a recent NYTimes article. For the first time, two independent clinical trials have showed that two different drugs give certain patients about two more years before their cancer metastasizes. “‘We’re going from rags to riches,’” says Dr. Moul. […]
Summus-affiliated physician Dr. David Penson, Chair of the Department of Urologic Surgery at Vanderbilt, was recently featured in an LA Times article discussing the diagnosis of prostate cancer. In the article, Dr. Penson discusses improvements over simple PSA tests. Read the full article from the LA Times here.
Many people, having become familiar with their own healthcare needs and nuances, have seemingly become their own amateur healthcare professional. Over-the-counter (OTC) remedies and old prescriptions are kept organized in medicine chests, creating an impromptu apothecary. Everything from monthly headaches to recurrent sinus infections and conjunctivitis are cut off at the pass by savvy former […]
Summus congratulates Linda M. Liau, MD, PhD, MBA, who has been named UCLA’s neurosurgery academic department chair. Dr. Liau, a member of Summus’ physician network, is only the second woman to ever serve as chair of an academic neurosurgery department in the U.S. Read more about Dr. Liau’s accomplishments here.
Your ‘gut’ is comprised of multiple components, and is one of the few parts of your body that has direct contact with the environment. If you were to follow your food, it would begin in your mouth, continue down your esophagus, into your stomach, through three segments of the small intestine, and on to your […]
Mark Pegram, MD, recently spoke with OncLive about developments and the future of HER2-positive breast cancer. Dr. Pegram, a member of the Summus physician network, is director of the Stanford Breast Oncology Program and associate director for clinical research at the Stanford Cancer Institute.
Read Dr. Pegram’s interview with OncLive here.
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