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New FDA Commissioner: What this means for Cancer Testing and Treatment

By Joshua Mansour, M.D. The head of the National Cancer Institute, Dr. Norman “Ned” Sharpless, will be temporarily appointed as acting commissioner of the Food and Drug administration amid the news of Dr. Scott Gottlieb stepping down for personal reasons.  Dr. Sharpless oversees billions in grants for research and federal funding at his current position.  Time will tell if […]

A Call to Healthcare Professionals: Contrary to what you’ve been taught, use social media

By Joshua Mansour, M.D.  From the beginning of medical school, one of the first things “instructional videos” that we had to watch during orientation was about “social media” and what “not to do”.  There began this stigma and it was frowned upon to use social media if you were a healthcare provider.  There are the […]