Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness for 25 years. Visit www.WordsComeAlive.com.
The rise of oral cancer
Head and neck cancers with roots in HPV are appearing in patients that do not demonstrate the high-risk behaviors usually associated with such cancers.
Different possibilities based on a patient’s unique needs
Depending on the medical specialist caring for patients with HPV, traditional treatments for genital warts tend to fall into two general categories: provider-administered and patient-administered therapies, according to one specialist.
Comparing laser to radiofrequency in vaginal rejuvenation
One surgeon compared her experience using two available energy device options.
Physical inactivity raises bladder cancer risk
Researchers have observed an association between a lifetime of inactivity and higher risks for bladder and renal cancers.
How do bladder Ca treatments compare in terms of survival?
There are no notable differences in overall survival, disease-specific survival, and progression-free survival between radical cystectomy and bladder-preserving combined modality treatment for muscle-invasive bladder cancer, according to a recent meta-analysis.
Choosing the best filler for the job
Today’s abundance of filler choices might seem overwhelming, but one expert sees the growing product pallet as a way to refine results.
Tips to avoid blepharoplasty complications
Aesthetic surgeons can often avoid numerous complications by taking several simple precautions, one surgeon says.
The importance of the provider
It is in the best interests of individual aesthetic physicians, as well as for cosmetic medicine, to educate patients about why it is important to see specific providers and not to shop by price.
Newer technologies evolve the internal bra
The materials and techniques to place internal bras are evolving, and using newer technologies can enhance breast lift, breast reduction, and even some breast augmentation outcomes.
Trends in cosmeceutical ingredients
Vivian Bucay, M.D. reviewed the latest findings around common ingredients in today’s cosmeceutical formulations.

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