Dr. Hank Schmidt, MD

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  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than a third of colon cancers diagnosed in younger patients are caused by inherited gene mutations, a new study finds.

    These patients should undergo genetic counseling to determine if their families may be at increased risk, the researchers s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than a third of colon cancers diagnosed in younger patients are caused by inherited gene mutations, a new study finds.

    These patients should undergo genetic counseling to determine if their families may be at increased risk, the researchers s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Odomo (sonidegib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat basal cell carcinoma skin cancer that has returned despite surgery or radiation.

    The treatment is sanctioned for people who are not candidates for additional sur...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Odomo (sonidegib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat basal cell carcinoma skin cancer that has returned despite surgery or radiation.

    The treatment is sanctioned for people who are not candidates for additional sur...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug to treat the most common form of skin cancer has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Odomzo (sonidegib) was cleared to treat locally advanced basal cell carcinoma in patients who cannot undergo surgery or radiation t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug to treat the most common form of skin cancer has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Odomzo (sonidegib) was cleared to treat locally advanced basal cell carcinoma in patients who cannot undergo surgery or radiation t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors who continue to smoke view the habit as less risky than survivors who quit, and they're more likely to spend time with smokers, a new study shows.

    Researchers from the American Cancer Society also found that these post-cancer sm...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors who continue to smoke view the habit as less risky than survivors who quit, and they're more likely to spend time with smokers, a new study shows.

    Researchers from the American Cancer Society also found that these post-cancer sm...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher doses of radiation may improve survival in men with medium- and high-risk prostate cancers, but it does not do the same for those with low-risk disease, a new study suggests.

    As is the case with many cancers, doctors must balance the risks ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher doses of radiation may improve survival in men with medium- and high-risk prostate cancers, but it does not do the same for those with low-risk disease, a new study suggests.

    As is the case with many cancers, doctors must balance the risks ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While overall smoking rates are falling in the United States, a new study points to one exception: Young women who often opt for "very light" smoking.

    The study defined a very light habit as smoking five or fewer cigarettes a day.

    For th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While overall smoking rates are falling in the United States, a new study points to one exception: Young women who often opt for "very light" smoking.

    The study defined a very light habit as smoking five or fewer cigarettes a day.

    For th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sunburns are painful and potentially cancer-causing, but that hasn't stopped them from becoming an increasingly popular means of artistic expression.

    Experts are now speaking out against "sunburn art," a new social media trend in which people...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Iressa (gefitinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with late-stage (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with a specific genetic mutation.

    A just-approved diagnostic method can identify patient...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy 52-year-old woman who ate wild mushrooms growing in a Canadian park nearly died from her error.

    Within 12 hours, she was in an emergency room with severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. After 36 hours, she was in intensive...Full Article