News tagged with cancer surgeon

Italian teen gets titanium pelvis in world first

An Italian teenager suffering from bone cancer has had half his pelvis replaced by a titanium transplant in what medics at Turin's university hospital centre said Wednesday was a world first.

Feb 25, 2015
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Surgical technique spots cancer invasion with fluorescence

One of the greatest challenges faced by cancer surgeons is to know exactly which tissue to remove, or not, while the patient is under anesthesia. A team of surgeons and scientists at University of California, San Diego School ...

Jan 10, 2013
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Study finds increased cancer risk with bone growth product

Spine surgery patients who got a bone growth stimulating agent as part of a clinical trial were three to five times more likely to develop cancer two to three years after being implanted with the product, according to a new ...

Nov 04, 2011
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New research sheds light on cancer of the appendix

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have demonstrated that cancer of the appendix is different than colon cancer, a distinction that could lead to more effective treatments for both diseases.

Mar 07, 2012
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Breast cancer is rare in men, but they fare worse

(AP) -- Men rarely get breast cancer, but those who do often don't survive as long as women, largely because they don't even realize they can get it and are slow to recognize the warning signs, researchers ...

May 04, 2012
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