A large study by Cleveland Clinic researchers recently found that prompt treatment of melanoma significantly increases chances of survival, especially in early-stage cases.
If you’re having surgery as part of your lung cancer treatment, the surgeon will consider surgical approach as well as which type of surgery is best. Here’s what you should know.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Advance practice nurses Jamie L. Schwachter, BSN, MSN, CNP and Josette M.Snyder, BSN, MSN, AOCN, answer a common question patients have about spread (metastasis) of cancer after surgery.
Cooling the kidney with ice, inserted robotically into a patient’s abdomen, allows physicians more time to complete complex procedures and without large incisions. Watch the technique in action.
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