PodMed – Week of July 11, 2016


View of female doctor diagnosing elder woman

This week’s topics include euthanasia and physician assisted suicide, a new model for breast cancer trials, biomarkers, and S.aureus in families.

Program notes:

0:31 A new approach to breast cancer studies
1:31 Stage 2 or 3 breast cancer
2:29 Looking at pathologic remission
3:38 Biomarker recommendations
4:40 Couple key issues
5:21 Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide
6:22 Five states allow physician assistance
7:23 Individuals lose autonomy, want to die with dignity
8:00 Staphylococcus aureus in families
9:00 Sibling five times more likely
10:27 End

Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/07/08/euthanasia-and-physician-assisted-suicide/