News tagged with lymph nodes

Lymphoseek approved to help locate lymph nodes

(HealthDay)—The injected imaging drug Lymphoseek (technetium Tc 99m tilmanocept) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help surgeons locate the lymph nodes among people with breast cancer or melanoma.

Mar 13, 2013
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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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Similar oncologic efficacy for robotic, open cystectomy

(HealthDay)—For patients with bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy, a robotic approach seems to have the same oncologic efficacy as an open approach and demonstrates potential perioperative benefits, ...

Dec 21, 2012
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