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The Power of Positivity Exemplified in New Memoir

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Author Daksha M. Patel, M.D., tells the story of her late grandnephew in new memoir In her new memoir, “Just Dance,” Daksha M. Patel tells the story of her late grandnephew, Rakesh, and his battle with Leukemia. His drive and integrity, even in times of pain and uncertainty, was a continual inspiration to his friends and family and his advice, …

OB/Gyn FDA Panel: Roche’s DNA Test Can Replace Pap Smear

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By Joyce Frieden, News Editor, MedPage Today An FDA advisory committee voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend that the Pap smear be replaced with a human papillomavirus (HPV) test as the first-line standard of care for cancer screening. The FDA’s Medical Devices Advisory Committee Microbiology Panel agreed by a vote of 13-0 in each of three successive votes that the cobas viral …