When the chance of treating cancer through a bone marrow transplant relies on strangers, it can be scary. According to Be the Match, Caucasians have a 77 percent chance of finding a match through the...
Did you know that a Level I Trauma Center provides total care for every aspect of a serious injury, from prevention through treatment and rehabilitation? The only Level 1 Trauma Center that covers...
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Dr. Kimberly Allison, breast pathology, examines a tissue sample in her office. Credit: Clare McLean
(Downloadable video, script) Peyton and Nicki Miller, daughter and mother, discuss their diabetes type 1 and a new device that has made their lives easier. Dr. Irl Hirsch, a UW Medicine diabetes...
The most common burn injuries over the holidays stem from cooking accidents, said Dr. Nicole Gibran of the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview. "People get distracted and leave their pots...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.
A provocative study and accompanying commentary published recently in The Lancet has drawn rebuttals from cardiologists. “I think the conclusions drawn in the Lancet’s editorial are overstated,”...
Surgeons at UW Medicine in Seattle have performed the first liver transplant in the Pacific Northwest involving a warm blood-perfusion device to transport the organ between donor and recipient....
(Downloadable video) David Yamashita talks about his mother, Patty, who died by suicide after suffering from mental illness. The video is one of the real-life stories incorporated into a six-hour...
Frisco, Texas, resident Steve Murphy, 66, was diagnosed last September with Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare skin cancer he’d never heard of. His grim prognosis: 50 percent chance of surviving 90 days...