Tag: "honing" at medical news
Teaching a less obvious medical skill -- Ethical decision-making
...s-on training -- from diagnosing rare disorders to honing
surgical techniques using state-of-the-art instruments. Ethical decision-making can be unsettling to medical students, who are accustomed to seeking out the single correct answer to any question. And while many people consider a doctor's degree or s...
New method to fix cleft palate shows promise in Mayo Clinic lab study
...en with clefts of the lip and palate. We are still honing
this technique in the laboratory. Meanwhile, it is important to know that in most children, the standard techniques of cleft lip and palate repair and careful multidisciplinary follow-up through our Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Clinic give excellent res...
Chemoprevention backgrounder: Working for a future of cancer chemoprevention
...ircuitry that produces cancer. And they were still honing
use of the tools that helped them cut out tumors (surgery), zap cancer from outside (radiation), or blast it from the inside (chemotherapy). But Hong worked in the field of head and neck cancers, which, along with lung cancers, are among the most com...
Cancer markers news backgrounder: Future of cancer diagnosis, treatment lies in tumor 'barcode'
...era of molecular biology, oncology researchers are honing
in on the proteins involved in the development and progression of cancer. Only by knowing the proteins altered, or responsible, for unrelenting cell growth can researchers control cancer. And turning cancer into a treatable, even preventable, disease...