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In breast and lung cancer patients with metastatic disease, seeds of metastasis were often planted before the primary tumor was diagnosed, a study finds.

In breast and lung cancer patients with metastatic disease, seeds of metastasis were often planted before the primary tumor was diagnosed, a study finds.

The third part in the Understanding UTIs series debunks seven myths about urinary tract infections and provides references for reliable health information.

The third part in the Understanding UTIs series debunks seven myths about urinary tract infections and provides references for reliable health information.

Stanford scientists transformed tonsils into immunology labs in a dish, aiding research to develop vaccines for COVID-19, the flu and other diseases.

Stanford scientists transformed tonsils into immunology labs in a dish, aiding research to develop vaccines for COVID-19, the flu and other diseases.

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Stanford Medicine film buffs recommend documentaries, feature films and short videos that offer compelling looks at the medical world.

Stanford Medicine film buffs recommend documentaries, feature films and short videos that offer compelling looks at the medical world.

In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, tackles the problems caused by the side effects of medications.

In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, tackles the problems caused by the side effects of medications.

The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are the first to use the RNA coding molecule to prompt our bodies to fight the virus. Here's how they work.

The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are the first to use the RNA coding molecule to prompt our bodies to fight the virus. Here's how they work.

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The scenario many of us learned in school is that two X chromosomes make someone female, and an X and a Y chromosome make someone male. These are simplistic ways of thinking about what is scientifically very complex.

The scenario many of us learned in school is that two X chromosomes make someone female, and an X and a Y chromosome make someone male. These are simplistic ways of thinking about what is scientifically very complex.

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In this Q&A, Stanford physicians Julie Parsonnet and her husband, Dean Winslow, discuss their months-long stay in Antarctica providing medical care.

In this Q&A, Stanford physicians Julie Parsonnet and her husband, Dean Winslow, discuss their months-long stay in Antarctica providing medical care.

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Social media posts promoting e-cigarettes appear able to make teens more willing to vape, new Stanford research has shown.

Social media posts promoting e-cigarettes appear able to make teens more willing to vape, new Stanford research has shown.

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Stanford Medicine researchers found an element -- a prion -- that can control whether yeast cells and their progeny grow to large, or not.

Stanford Medicine researchers found an element -- a prion -- that can control whether yeast cells and their progeny grow to large, or not.

In this video, Stanford Medicine heart surgeon Joseph Woo discusses his award-winning research that examined the pros of cons of mechanical versus biological valve replacements.

In this video, Stanford Medicine heart surgeon Joseph Woo discusses his award-winning research that examined the pros of cons of mechanical versus biological valve replacements.

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