December 2019 – Annual Giving Issue

December 2019 • Volume 12, No. 12 From the Editor Every December, NIFA observes a little holiday tradition of our own: We turn our attention from the high-pitched noise of holiday preparations, year-end business activities and a hyperactive news cycle, to something truly important and life-giving: providing surgical service and expertise to people in some … Continue reading “December 2019 – Annual Giving Issue”

November 2019 – Lung Cancer Awareness Month

NOVEMBER 2019 • Volume 12, No. 11 From the Editor November is Lung Cancer Awareness month, and it’s also the month of Thanksgiving. So besides refreshing our memory about lung cancer and surgical treatments, and reading the latest news about vaping and surgical smoke, we have a Thanksgiving suggestion for you. Take a few minutes … Continue reading “November 2019 – Lung Cancer Awareness Month”

October 2019 – Ready for something a little creepy?

OCTOBER 2019 • Volume 12, No.10 From the Editor Join us for our annual stroll down a dark and scary path littered with dried leaves skittering in the cold wind, with the occasional black cat passing by. Yes, it’s the annual Halloween Edition, and we’ve gathered some medical stories for you that are unsettling if … Continue reading “October 2019 – Ready for something a little creepy?”

September 2019 – Ovarian cancer awareness and biohacking computer devices into the body

September 2019 • Volume 12, No. 9 From the Editor September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecologic cancer in the United States and causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is also difficult … Continue reading “September 2019 – Ovarian cancer awareness and biohacking computer devices into the body”