Addiction

Campaign has smokers listening to smoking's victims

(HealthDay)—A frank and graphic nationwide media campaign to motivate smokers to quit seems to be working, say researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Surgery

Kindergartner undergoes very rare robotic surgery at UCLA

Leonidas Hill recently made history at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, when the 5-year-old became the first pediatric patient in the western United States to undergo transoral robotic surgery (TORS)—a minimally invasive ...

Oncology & Cancer

The best treatment for laryngeal cancer? This approach helps decide

Even as treatment options for laryngeal cancer seemed to improve, survival rates did not. For the most advanced patients, 50 percent survival was the norm, whether patients had surgery to totally remove the voice box or alternative ...

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