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May 29, 2015
In March, the television news show 60 Minutes devoted a segment to a clinical trial using polio virus to treat glioblastoma multiforme. The segment called "Killing Cancer" did a good job of illustrating the potential power of this new treatment as well as the problems associated with glioblastoma multiforme which typically kills patients in a matter of months.
April 30, 2015
A 50-year-old forest ranger noted this rash, which he thinks has been present for several weeks. He noticed a similar rash on his dog. It is itchy, with a raised red border and a clear center. It may have increased in size slightly over several weeks. He is otherwise asymptomatic.
What is the next step in treating him?
April 14, 2015
A frequent challenge when prescribing antibiotics is what to prescribe for the patient who states they are allergic to penicillin. This is particularly true when prescribing cephalosporins. The frequently quoted rate of cross-sensitivity between penicillin and cephalosporins is between 5 and 10 percent.
April 07, 2015
This discussion is with David Lazarus, MD, the chairman of medicine at Princeton University Medical, Plainsboro, NJ. We are deliberating the maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements for internal medicine.