Surgery

Doctors from Meerut replace antibiotics during a prostatic surgery with …
A Meerut hospital has successfully substituted ayurvedic drugs for antibiotics during a prostatic surgery of an 83-year-old man. Usually, antibiotics are used before, during and after the surgery to prevent urinary tract infection and sepsis following ... [...]
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Breast cancer boost after Angelina Jolie-style surgery that saves the nipple …
Breast cancer surgery that 'spares' the nipple and surrounding skin while removing the underlying tissue is as effective in protecting women at high genetic risk of the disease as total mastectomy. As 85 per cent of cancers originate in the milk ducts ... [...]
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Jury awards $358000 to woman for botched breast-reconstruction surgery
Mary Jenkins, a breast-cancer survivor who founded a nonprofit group that offers financial assistance to cancer patients, has won a $358,000 jury verdict against a Delaware County physician who botched her breast-reconstruction surgery. "I'll be using ... [...]
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Pioneering Oxford surgery technique could improve treatment for prostate cancer
TECHNOLOGY developed in Oxford to make tumour cells fluorescent could improve surgery outcomes for men with prostate cancer. From this Autumn, the method will be offered to patients as part of a trial at the Churchill Hospital run jointly by Oxford ... [...]
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Tender Fit Specialty Wear Helps Breast Cancer Surgery Patients Recover More …
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tender Fit offers women recovering from mastectomy, lumpectomy, reconstruction, augmentation, reduction, heart, chest and shoulder surgeries -- as well as the effects of lymphedema -- the most comfortable ... [...]
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Double Mastectomy Surgery For Breast Cancer On The Rise
There are three types of surgeries women who are diagnosed with breast cancer may undergo as part of their treatment: Breast Conserving Surgery, Breast Conservation Surgery or Segmental Mastectomy–Less radical surgery that removes the cancer and ... [...]
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Can we predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer before surgery with a blood …
Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer, with 400,000 new cases every year in Europe. The success of surgery depends on a variety of factors. Now a new study from scientists in Milan has shown that for local prostate cancers treated with radical ... [...]
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Can we predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer before surgery with a blood test?
Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer, with 400,000 new cases every year in Europe. The success of surgery depends on a variety of factors. Now a new study from scientists in Milan has shown that for local prostate cancers treated with radical ... [...]
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Surgery improves survival rates for men with prostate cancer if radiation …
Approximately 14 percent of men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institutes of Health. Radiation therapy traditionally has been a primary treatment for the cancer, but one-fourth of men ... [...]
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WWE latest news: Bret Hart declared cancer-free after surgery; Sami Zayn …
Former World Wrestling Entertainment champion and legend Bret "The Hitman" Hart got some good news about his prostate cancer treatment. Speaking on WrestleZone Radio's 'The Sharpshooter Show,' Hart discussed how his treatment went about. He also ... [...]
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Study fuels prostate cancer debate on surgery vs. watchful waiting
“Prostate cancer has a very long natural history, and our results show that benefits of treatment become more pronounced with extended followup,” said study co-author Jennifer Rider, an assistant professor of epidemiology at Harvard. But the results ... [...]
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Faxitron Revolutionizes Breast Cancer Surgery at Sansum Clinic
Dr. Rosa Choi is a breast cancer surgeon at Sansum Clinic. “I tell women who come to me anxious and afraid, not to worry,” she says. “Sansum Clinic has a state-of-the-art facility and an excellent team of doctors, nurses, breast care navigators and ... [...]
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New approaches give women more options for breast cancer surgery
CHICAGO – Treating breast cancer almost always involves surgery, and for years the choice was just having the lump or the whole breast removed. Now, new ... for many years. Skin and nipples increasingly are being preserved for more natural results. [...]
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Women have new options for breast cancer surgery
CHICAGO (AP) — Treating breast cancer almost always involves surgery, and for years the choice was just having the lump or the whole breast removed. Now, new approaches are ... Skin and nipples increasingly are being preserved for more natural results. [...]
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New options, better results for patients undergoing breast cancer surgery
For years, the choice for patients diagnosed with breast cancer was just having the lump or the whole breast removed. Now, new approaches are dramatically changing the way these operations are done, giving women more options, faster treatment, smaller ... [...]
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WWE legend Bret Hart on 'long road to recovery' after prostate cancer surgery
The WWE Hall of Famer announced he is battling prostate cancer on Feb. 1 and underwent surgery this week as part of his treatment. Bret "The Hitman" Hart is optimistic about his biggest fight yet. The WWE Hall of Famer and wrestling legend, who ... [...]
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