Oncology & Cancer

ASCO: CRP predicts complications after esophagectomy

(HealthDay)—C-reactive protein (CRP) on postoperative day 4 (POD 4) after esophagectomy is associated with increased odds of serious infectious complications (SICs), according to a study presented at the American Society ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Robotic surgery may be superior to laparoscopic for uterine CA

(HealthDay)—For women with uterine cancer, robotic surgery is more costly but is associated with decreased length of hospital stay and higher rate of lymph node dissection, according to a study published in the November ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study finds no need for lymph node surgery in some melanomas

Worldwide, people who are diagnosed with melanoma are urged to have any lymph nodes that test positive for cancer removed, but researchers said Saturday the operation doesn't necessarily help patients live longer.

Oncology & Cancer

Less invasive technique possible in vulvar cancer treatment

A team of researchers from Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island commanded a national stage to present the results of a study evaluating the use of sentinel lymph node dissection in women with vulvar malignancies, and ...

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