Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer surgery feasible for most fit older women

(HealthDay)—The majority of older women can tolerate surgery for operable breast cancer, according to a study presented at the European Breast Cancer Conference, held virtually from Oct. 2 to 3.

Oncology & Cancer

Study reveals disparities in access to high-quality surgical care

Among U.S. patients diagnosed with breast, prostate, lung, or colorectal cancer from 2004 to 2016, those who were uninsured or had Medicare or Medicaid were less likely than privately insured patients to receive surgical ...

Surgery

Repeat liver transplantation in children is justified

Repeat liver transplantation in children is justified on both medical and ethical grounds , according to potentially practice-changing research published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia.