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Rewind January 28, 2019 | 2 Minute Medicine – 2 Minute Medicine

Association of HLA antigen mismatch with risk of developing skin cancer after solid-organ transplant Immunosuppressive agents reduce the risk of graft rejection in solid-organ transplant recipients. However, immunosuppressive regimens are not without risks, increasing the risk of cancer, a major source of morbidity and mortality. In particular, the risk of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is… Read More »

In medicine, what’s in a name?

Before I could see her, I could hear her. My patient, a young woman with messy braided hair, was grunting with every effort to breathe. The noises quieted slightly when I reached her bedside, but her tears continued to fall between gasps. Her body movements were exaggerated, rooted in the rhythm of her labored breathing… Read More »