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2012-04-30 14:46:36

An analysis of a national cohort of recent medical school graduates may provide insight into why women and graduates of some minority groups are relatively underrepresented among general surgeons, particularly those certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS).

2012-04-30 14:20:15

Removing a child's ruptured appendix sooner rather than later significantly lowers hospital costs and charges.

2012-04-03 09:52:29

Researchers have affirmed that pancreatic cancer patients can literally take a step-by-step approach to combat fatigue.

2012-04-03 09:51:16

Pediatric surgeons can lower health care costs if they remove a young patient’s perforated appendix sooner rather than later.

2012-03-08 01:06:00

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have demonstrated that cancer of the appendix is different than colon cancer, a distinction that could lead to more effective treatments for both diseases.


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