Clotting and Cancer

On my hematology oncology rotation recently, I learned that pancreatic adenocarcinomas have an increased risk of hypercoagulability in comparison to other cancers.The relationship between hypercoagulability and malignancy is something that most medical students are fairly familiar with.  However, while most students may be familiar with the topic, some of the Read more…

Biopsy Insights

In healthcare as it stands currently we are used to tests and results being returned in a particularly expeditious manner.  It also isn’t uncommon for medical students, residents and other healthcare professionals to have a complete absence of exposure to a pathology lab. Given these expectations and a lack of Read more…