This week: Pathology reports, milk alternatives and communicating with Lou Gehrig’s disease
Have you ever had a biopsy or surgical procedure in which tissue was sent to the laboratory for analysis? Trying to read the pathology report, if you did not attend medical school, may prove difficult.
Pathologist Rohin Mehta, MD, offers to help patients understand their pathology reports after breast cancer surgeries or biopsies. On “HealthLink on Air” this week, he cautions patients to read their reports, circle anything they don't understand, and ask their physicians for explanations.
Also on this week’s show, registered dietitian nutritionist Maureen Franklin discusses milk and milk alternatives, and speech language pathologist Jenna Gardner tells about improving communication for people with Lou Gehrig's disease.
Tune in this Sunday, April 28 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m.