There's a lot of jargon in health care, and are few medical fields more complex than oncology. While the field has made significant advancements in recent years, it can be hard to fully understand new advancements without understanding the basics. To help demystify the jargon, we've found and defined 25 oncology terms you should know.
Hospital officials increasingly are training physicians to prepare for the chaotic aftermath of a mass shooting—and they've honed in on four key practices to increase patients' odds of survival, Ruben Castaneda reports for U.S. News & World Report.
Lina Kharnak thought she knew what was causing her mysterious pain, but doctors wouldn't listen to her. Years later, she learned her self-diagnosis was right—but the condition was so advanced she now required nine-hour surgery, Sandra Boodman reports for the Washington Post.
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has ruled on several high-profile health care cases that some observers say could shed light on how he would rule if cases on those issues reach the Supreme Court.