"Get screened!" "Find it early!" When it comes to cancer, these dictums are considered self-evident. But what if getting screened and finding cancer ever-earlier does not save lives? What if too much probing does more harm than good? Several DMS physicians have asked provocative questions like these for more than a decade.
A better understanding of the process by which the body grows new blood vessels--known as angiogenesis--holds promise for treating a broad range of diseases. Dartmouth's multidisciplinary angiogenesis research group is optimistic about the future of the field. And the team has fun working together in the meantime.
A prominent New Hampshire family faces Alzheimer's disease in a very public way, deciding that love, laughter, and painful honesty are the best antidote to the agony of loss. Here are some of the lessons they learned along the way.