The Choosing Wisely campaign, lists of services developed by physicians’ specialty societies, is a good start to spark discussion between physicians their patients about treatments and tests that may not be warranted.
Dartmouth engineers and radiologists are developing new approaches for an emerging technique in diagnostic imaging for breast cancer—MRI with near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS).
Dartmouth Medicine asked geneticist Jason Moore about his thoughts on the FDA’s decision to order 23andMe, a company that provides personal genetic testing, to stop selling its genetic test for health-related purposes.
From a patient’s bedside in Mexico, Rosa Hernandez saw her future as a healer. Discover more about this first-year medical student’s journey from Los Angeles to MIT to Clínica Guadalupana in Mexico to Geisel and Dartmouth.
A scientific breakthrough may give the field of radiation oncology new tools to increase the precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients by helping doctors “see” the powerful beams of a linear accelerator as they enter or exit the body.
A new statistical approach to measuring the cancer burden in the United States reveals decades of progress in fighting cancer, progress previously masked by the falling death rates of other diseases.
Research carried out in two distinct communities in Colombia illustrates how coevolution between humans and bacteria can affect a person’s risk of disease.
A generous gift to Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine from the family of Murray B. Bornstein, MD (D’39), will establish a neurology professorship in his name.
As part of her Schweitzer Fellowship, Geisel student Ilda Bajraktari has created a program in which she leads older adults through a combination of aerobic, flexibility, and resistance training to help them stay fit, improve balance and prevent falls.
“The more options you have as a learner, the better it is. There’s a culture of that here at Geisel, where students are really working to promote their own learning and everyone else’s learning at the same time,” says Geisel medical student Aaron Steen. Steen, a second-year student, received an iPad […]