News tagged with tumor resection

Surgery doesn't up pediatric neuroblastoma outcomes

(HealthDay)—For pediatric patients with stage 4 neuroblastoma, surgery of the primary tumor site has no impact on outcomes, according to a study published online Jan. 2 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Jan 15, 2013
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Researchers identify gene involved in lung tumor growth

Lung cancer researchers at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz., in collaboration with researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute and other institutions, have identified a gene that ...

Nov 29, 2012
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Margin threshold for women with ductal carcinoma in situ

Negative surgical margins should be attained for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) patients after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) regardless of radiotherapy, and surgeons should attempt to reach wide negative margins in their ...

Mar 22, 2012
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Radical surgery saves life of young mom

A team led by Dr. Alan Hemming, transplant surgeon at UC San Diego Health System, has successfully performed the West Coast's first ex-vivo liver resection, a radical procedure to completely remove and reconstruct a diseased ...

Jan 06, 2012
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