As one of only three NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in Texas, the Baylor College of Medicine Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center not only embraces proven therapies — we find new ones.
Have you ever looked out a dirty window on an upper floor of a building and decided it needed a good cleaning? After wiping down just one side, you’ll find that you still can’t see out of the window, and reaching the outside would require a ladder. The same concept applies to treating certain types of atrial fibrillation in the heart. Treating just the inside or outside might
Open-heart surgery, a traditional therapy for severe cases of heart disease, begins with a doctor making a large incision in the chest and splitting the breastbone in two to reach the heart. Minimally invasive procedures have gained popularity as less traumatic alternatives since they only require a few minor incisions and allow surgeons to work inside the body using cameras
You probably already know your diet and activity level can influence your heart health, but did you know your gender plays a role as well? While cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in America, both sexes experience this in vastly different ways. These disparities are mostly due to biology, and each gender requires specialized care to address