Tackling clinical complexity in breast cancer

Breast cancer, one of the most common malignancies worldwide, is an example of complex disease. Clinical complexity is an increasingly recognized feature of internal medicine and oncology patients, who are often characterized by multifaceted needs determined by both biological (i.e. intrinsic to patient or disease biology) and non-biological (i.e. socioeconomic, cultural, environmental and behavioural) factors. […]

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Diabetes: how to manage…

Medications for treating and technology for managing diabetes have advanced significantly in recent years. We now have multiple therapeutic agents that not only reduce glycaemia but also cardiovascular and renal disease. Advances in continuous glucose monitoring have been game-changers for patients and their caregivers, though management of hypoglycaemia remains a concern that necessitates focused education […]

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Dermatology in skin of colour

Gaps in the education and knowledge of the diagnosis and management of dermatological conditions in patients with skin of colour (SOC) that can lead to worse health outcomes have been identified. Not only has SOC been underrepresented in medical education for trainees in dermatology but also patients with SOC have been underrepresented in clinical trials […]

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HIV: how to manage…

Over the course of 40 years, the management of HIV has drastically changed. A wide variety of medications and data shape the current treatment of HIV. However, pockets of people with HIV still remain with barriers to successful outcomes, such as those with low-level viraemia and the highly treatment experienced. Transitions of care become critical for […]

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