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The use of ultrasound-guided surgery to remove tumours from women who have palpable breast cancer is much more successful than standard surgery in excising all the cancerous tissue while sparing as much healthy tissue as ...
Cancer Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Using a combination of hypnosis and local anaesthesia (LA) for certain types of surgery can aid the healing process and reduce drug use and time spent in hospital, anaesthesiologists have found. The combination could also ...
Other Jun 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Nearly one in three women who have breast cancer surgery will need to return to the operating room for additional surgery after the tumor is evaluated by a pathologist.
Cancer Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Preoperative treatment with aromatase inhibitors increases the likelihood that postmenopausal women with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer will be able to have breast-conserving surgery rather than a mastectomy, according ...
Cancer Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Stem cells often used in reconstructive surgery following mastectomies and other cancer-removal treatments may pose a danger: Cornell biomedical scientists have discovered that these cells, ...
Cancer Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Breast cancer, a double mastectomy and kidney cancer - in all, nine surgeries in three years - left Kathleen Bindyke feeling like a battered warrior. But she decided to put herself into better shape than when the ordeal began.
Cancer Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Axillary lymph node dissection is done in conjunction with lumpectomy or mastectomy to determine if breast cancer has spread to the adjoining lymph nodes. The conventional surgical approach leaves a surgical scar that is ...
Cancer Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—If you're thinking about getting breast implants, there are some things you need to know before you make your decision, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Other Feb 27, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Patients with breast cancer that has spread to the lungs may live longer if they have surgery to remove the lung tumors, a new study from Germany suggests.
Cancer Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema, a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Drinking coffee could decrease the risk of breast cancer recurring in patients taking the widely used drug Tamoxifen, a study at Lund University in Sweden has found. Patients who took the pill, along with ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
According to the results of a new study published in the January 2012 issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, many early-stage breast cancer survivors lacked knowledge about their disease and were not me ...
Cancer Jan 10, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0