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According to Dr. Michael Misialek, "Even though the holy grail of 3D-printing human organs remains years away, it is a future that now appears to be within reach." (Jens Meyer/AP)
According to Dr. Michael Misialek, "Even though the holy grail of 3D-printing human organs remains years away, it is a future that now appears to be within reach." (Jens Meyer/AP)
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What's the diagnosis for 2016's medical trends?

From cancer drugs to gut bugs, CommonHealth co-host Carey Goldberg tells us the top 10 medical trends to watch for next year. The list also includes good news for patients who are tired of health insurance woes — Dr. Michael Misialek predicts more patient-centered, value-based care.

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Carey Goldberg, co-host of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog. She tweets at @commonhealth.

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CommonHealth: From Cancer Drugs To Gut Bugs: 10 Medical Trends To Watch In 2016

  • "Looking through my microscope, I expect the most striking medical advances next year in the field of cancer treatment. More broadly, here’s what I expect in the year to come, starting with scientific and technological progress and then getting into the health care system."

This segment aired on December 22, 2015.

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