New Data Shows High Rate of African-American Women Seeking Treatment for Advanced Breast Cancer
A recent assessment of data collected by cancer specialists at MedStar Washington Hospital Center found that a staggering number of African-American women seeking treatment have advanced breast cancer at rates that are almost double the national average.

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African-American Women More Likely to Be Diagnosed with Higher Risk Breast Cancer
A research study led by cancer specialists at MedStar Washington Hospital Center found that African-American women frequently present with biologically less favorable subtypes of breast cancer.

Category : Cancer , Women’s services ,

Dr. Namirah Jamshed Named House Call Educator of the Year
The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) has named Namirah Jamshed, MD, the 2014 House Call Educator of the Year.

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Jennifer Rosen Named Chief of Endocrine Surgery and Vice Chair for Research
Prominent surgeon and researcher Jennifer Rosen, MD, FACS, has been named chief of Endocrine Surgery and vice chair for Research at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Category : Endocrinology , Healthcare industry ,

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Named to Becker's "100 Great Hospitals in America"
Becker's Hospital Review has named MedStar Washington Hospital Center to its 2014 list of "100 Great Hospitals in America,” a compilation of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused health-care facilities in the nation.

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Going for Seconds…In Nursing
New MedStar Washington Hospital Center nurse Joey Nichols "loves his flow sheets." That comes from working six years in information technology, where flow sheets keep projects on track.

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25 Years Later, A Donor Heart Still Strong and Supple - Two Sons, One Heart: a Special Mother-Son Story
25 Years Later, A Donor Heart Still Strong and Supple
Thomas Cook, 50, of Sharpsburg, Md., is celebrating a very unique milestone as he is among the longest-surviving heart transplant patients on record.

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