News tagged with cancer surgery

The Medical Minute: Thyroid cancer on the rise

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. With cases on the rise locally, nationally and globally, Dr. David Goldenberg, director of Head and Neck Surgery at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, hopes people ...

Sep 21, 2012
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New device may reduce repeat breast cancer surgeries

(HealthDay)—A new device meant to help surgeons determine in the operating room if they have removed all cancerous breast cancer tissue may help reduce repeat surgeries after lumpectomy without compromising ...

Sep 12, 2012
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New probe provides vital assist in brain cancer surgery

A new probe developed collaboratively at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Dartmouth College's Thayer School of Engineering uses an innovative fluorescence-reading technology to help brain surgeons distinguish cancerous tissue ...

Jul 24, 2012
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Many men with prostate cancer can avoid early surgery

(Medical Xpress) -- New research suggests that many men with prostate cancer do not need immediate treatment, especially if they have low PSA scores or low-risk tumors that are unlikely to grow and spread.

Jul 19, 2012
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