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George Washington University Hospital is committed to providing specialized health services for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. We provide a wide range of plastic surgery services to meet your needs....
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The term “liver disease” applies to many diseases and disorders that cause the liver to either function improperly or cease functioning altogether. Common liver diseases include the following: Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver slowly...
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, involves the degeneration of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. When motor nerve cells no longer send impulses to muscles, the muscles begin to waste away, causing...
    Spinal fusion with decompression of the nerve roots can be the best option for patients who have spinal arthritis and nerve compression. Fusion can eliminate incapacitating low-back pain. Surgeons use current technology to make small...
    Arthritis is the degeneration of any joint in the body. Degeneration is loss of cartilage that results in inflammation and bone spurs. In the spine, arthritis can result as the disc degenerates and loses water content. This causes settling...
Lung Cancer  According to the American Cancer Society®, more than 220,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year. The overall five-year survival rate for lung cancer is approximately 15 percent. Unfortunately, more...
Lymphedema is an excessive swelling that generally occurs in the arms or legs. Lymphedema is sometimes the side effect of cancer conditions, surgeries or treatments, such as lymph node dissection or radiation therapy. It is also associated with...