Tag: surgery

Breast Cancer Surgery Now Often Involves Fewer Lymph Nodes

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Title: Breast Cancer Surgery Now Often Involves Fewer Lymph Nodes Category: Health News Created: 4/3/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 4/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Cancer’s most controversial surgery

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today, about 60 percent of women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer choose to undergo lumpectomy surgery followed by radiation as their course of treatment.

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Kris Toomey swims, bikes, runs to fight her mother's cancer

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy have been her mother’s cancer-fighting tools, but Kris Toomey’s weapons are her bicycle, her swimsuit and a good pair of running shoes.

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New Study Finds That Robotically Assisted Surgery for Kidney Cancer Increases Access to Partial Versus Radical …

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — A new study, published in the February issue of Health Affairs, found that in terms of quality-adjusted life-years gained, the benefits of robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy surgery …

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New technology to detect lingering cancer cells during breast surgery

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Some patients undergoing lumpectomy surgery for the removal of an early detected breast tumor – the surgical option of choice for this diagnosis — are benefiting from new intra-operative technology that detects microscopic amounts of cancer cells on removed tumor tissue not visible during or following surgical intervention.

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Study Projects Significant Increase in Colorectal Cancer Among Young Adults

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Despite an overall decrease in the incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) in recent years, a study published online Nov. 5 in JAMA Surgery projected that by 2030, CRC rates will have increased substantially among adults younger than 50.

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Study Projects Increase in Colorectal Cancer Among Young Adults

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Despite an overall decrease in the incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) in recent years, a study published online Nov. 5 in JAMA Surgery projected that by 2030, CRC rates will have increased substantially among adults younger than 50.

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Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Title: Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study Category: Health News Created: 10/14/2014 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

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Double Mastectomy Rise Doesn’t Boost Cancer Survival Rate

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The number of women who have both breasts removed following a cancer diagnosis has risen to more than 1 in 10, even as a new study shows the surgery doesn’t improve survival over less drastic treatment.

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Cancer Patient Recovers Completely after Rare Surgery in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India

| July 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of doctors at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi consisting of Dr. Suresh Singhvi (Senior Consultant Hepatic & Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplant) and Dr.

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