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2014-05-22 23:10:25

Oxford-based researchers say cutting-needle biopsy is a safe and effective alternative for patients too frail for thoracoscopy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Scientists comparing two methods of obtaining pleural tissue for mesothelioma diagnosis say the less-invasive method may be a good option for certain patients. Details of the study have just been posted on Surviving Mesothelioma and can be read by clicking here. Researchers at the Centre for Respiratory Medicine at Oxford...

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2014-05-22 11:34:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One year ago last week, Angelina Jolie announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had undergone a preventative double mastectomy – but now a new study indicates that surgically removing both breasts may be unnecessary for women who are diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. Published in the journal JAMA Surgery, the new study found that approximately 70 percent of women that have both breasts removed after having a breast cancer...

2014-05-20 23:09:02

Funds will expand commercialization of market-leading early-stage breast cancer treatment. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 ALISO VIEJO, Calif: Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced it has secured a $10 million financing deal with GE Capital’s Healthcare Financial Services business. The funds will be used to further product development efforts in the breast conservation therapy (BCT) market, as well as expand the commercialization of the company’s SAVI® breast...

2014-05-16 23:01:53

Plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist Oren Z. Lerman has launched a new website, featuring rich educational content and a library of videos. Manhattan, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Board-certified plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist Oren Z. Lerman has launched a new practice website at http://www.orenlerman.com. The site, developed in the Lucid™ Content Management System, features a comprehensive library of video clips, exhaustive educational content on the...

2014-05-15 23:14:30

New article from Plastic Surgeon Dr. Robert Kraft & Dermatologist Dr. Joshua Fox detail what’s involved in breast augment. Fresh Meadows, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 What’s the most popular cosmetic surgery in the United States? Breast augmentation procedures significantly outpace surgical enhancements of other body areas, with recent research showing that nearly all women who’ve done it feel the results met or exceeded their expectations – echoing what patients of Advanced...

2014-05-15 23:11:41

One of the most renowned breast reconstruction centers in the world, PRMA, successfully performed 60 DIEP flap reconstructions in April. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 PRMA Plastic Surgery announced today that in the month of April the surgeons performed a record breaking 60 DIEP flap breast reconstructions. This makes PRMA one of very few breast reconstruction centers in the world to achieve such a high number of successful DIEP flaps in one month. The DIEP flap is the most...

2014-05-02 23:06:53

Minimally Invasive Procedure Showcases Future Treatment Options Pleasanton, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Sanarus Technologies welcomes the release of an abstract for the recently completed ACOSOG (Alliance) Z1072 Clinical Trial. The company’s proprietary Visica 2 Cryoablation Treatment System was used exclusively in the study, titled “A Phase II Trial Exploring the Success of Cryoablation in the Treatment of Invasive Breast Carcinoma”. The abstract states that “Cryoablation Shows...

2014-05-01 23:07:27

Cianna Medical: Early-stage breast cancer treatment enables more women to opt for partial breast radiation. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced the results of a trial examining the long-term side effects of strut-based brachytherapy for early-stage breast cancer. According to researchers, treatment with SAVI® breast brachytherapy resulted in very low rates of late toxicities, even in patients with minimal space...

2014-05-01 16:33:07

LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IceCure Medical, Inc. announced today the beginning of a landmark, multi-centered clinical trial which will study the effect of percutaneous cryoablation on malignant breast tumors. This announcement comes on the heels of the publication of results from Z1072 cryoablation trial. This trial, sponsored by American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) involved cryoablation of small breast cancer tumors followed by traditional surgical...

2014-04-29 20:26:27

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Markets for Female and Neonatal Diagnostic Devices (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,...


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