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Prostate cancer -- robotic surgery may be best option

Prostate cancer is a significant public health concern and cause of morbidity among men in the United States. In 2011, it is estimated that 240,890 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed and almost 34,000 men will ...

Sep 08, 2011
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New approach to thyroid surgery eliminates neck scar

As the rate of thyroid cancer continues to climb, doctors are urging patients to be more cautious about thyroid nodules, a common disorder that is responsible for a small but growing number of thyroid cancer cases. Thyroid ...

Aug 09, 2011
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Do-it-yourself battlefield medicine saves lives

When Army Ranger Leroy Petry's hand was blown off by a grenade as he was saving his comrades in battle, he knew just what to do. He used his remaining hand to twist a tourniquet around his arm to avoid bleeding to death.

Aug 15, 2011
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