Medical Writing

You need to convey medical information in writing that is captivating, trust-worthy, and understandable for your patients and readers.  Whether your business is educating patients, providing medical news, or selling health-related products, my clear and concise copy will keep your audience informed and engaged.

The Importance of 3-D Mammograms For Dense Breasts

Whether you are preparing for your first mammogram or have been faithfully undergoing annual mammograms for years, chances are you’ve either heard the term “dense breast tissue” or have been told that your breast tissue is dense. About half of women undergoing mammogram testing have dense breast tissue. But what exactly does that mean? And how does that affect you and your mammogram?

Immunotherapy Drugs Extend Survival of Patients with Lung Cancer

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women, accounting for 1 in every 4 deaths caused by cancer in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. However, recent advances in immunotherapy treatment for lung cancer—especially for the type of lung cancer known as non­­–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)—are giving hope to patients living with this disease.

New Prostate Cancer Biomarkers Can Predict Aggressive Disease in African Americans

It is well-known that African-American men have a higher incidence of prostate cancer and a greater mortality rate than American men of other races and ethnicities. Evidence from previous studies has identified several biomarkers that can predict aggressive types of prostate cancer; however, these studies have included mainly European-American men and did not focus on ethnicity as an important variable.

Prevention Strategies in the Fight Against Lung Cancer

Prevention is an integral part of life. Children are taught to wear helmets and seatbelts to prevent injury. Adults lock their doors and create passwords to avoid theft. Medicine relies heavily on prevention through immunization and blood or other types of testing. So, because lung cancer causes more deaths than any other type of cancer, taking steps to prevent this deadly disease should be a “no-brainer.”

Thyroid Cancer: The Fifth Most Common Cancer in Women

In 2015, about 62,450 cases of thyroid cancer were diagnosed in the United States, and 1950 people died from this malignancy, according to the American Cancer Society. Thyroid cancer occurs when cells in the thyroid gland (which regulates hormones) begin to change and grow. Although most thyroid cancers can be cured at early stages, it is the most rapidly increasing cancer type in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society.