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Decreasing the most common gynecologic cancer

Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. An estimated 60,000 new cases of endometrial cancer - also known as uterine cancer - are diagnosed annually.

Oct 05, 2016
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Rise in head and neck cancer spurs innovations in care

Incidence of head and neck cancers - usually defined as malignancies above the collarbone but outside the brain - are on the rise, according to statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The most common is thyroid ...

Aug 01, 2016
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Researcher gives surgeons a guiding hand with robotics

Guidance systems, similar to those used by rearview cameras, could make learning to perform robotic surgery as simple as backing up a car. That's the basic idea behind research by University Distinguished Professor Jerzy ...

May 11, 2016
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World's first soft-robotic surgery on a human body

A team of roboticists, engineers and surgeons at King's College London have for the first time operated on a human body using a soft surgical robot as part of keyhole surgery, with the aim of dramatically improving future ...

Dec 31, 2015
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