Oncology & Cancer

Glowing dye may aid in eliminating cancer

"Clean margins" are a goal of cancer excision surgery. If even a small piece of cancerous tissue is left behind, it increases the likelihood of a local recurrence and spread of the disease, possibly reducing overall survival ...

Oncology & Cancer

Racial disparities in surgery rates for esophageal cancer

Black patients with esophageal cancer are at a higher risk of death compared to white patients. Although many reasons have been suggested for this, few have given physician actionable information. A new study from the Sidney ...

Health

Arizona hospitals at 83% capacity, elective surgery may stop

Arizona hospitals that are expected to be able to treat new cases of coronavirus without going into crisis mode were above 80% capacity, a milestone that should trigger an automatic stop to elective surgeries at affected ...

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