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2014-05-23 23:09:50

Ashley Brittain Landers of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP reports that the FDA has issued proposed orders to reclassify transvaginal mesh devices to the classification of high-risk. The attorneys at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP are offering free and confidential case reviews to those who allege to have suffered serious injuries associated with the use of transvaginal mesh (TVM) devices. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 On April 29, 2014, the FDA issued an immediate release...

2014-05-23 23:03:24

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that power morcellators should not be used for minimally invasive hysterectomy or myomectomy because these tools can spread a hidden cancer, significantly worsening a patient's prognosis. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 California Woman Sues over Wolf Power Morcellator Used During Hysterectomy That Allegedly Spread Cancer in Her Body, Parker Waichman LLP Reports On April 17, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-05-22 23:03:28

The Firm is investigating power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma or other cancers due to use of morcellation in laparoscopic hysterectomy and fibroid removal surgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 As it continues its investigation of morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/), Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new report which illustrates how awareness of the cancer risks...

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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 23:17:41

Elite cancer care specialists in Turkey are providing the latest technology and the most innovative, affordable therapies to increase the chances of a cure. Surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and cancer care specialists at VisitandCare.com are working together to implement advanced treatment options to foreign cancer patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A close collaboration between oncologists in Turkey and expert scientists is generating...

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...

2014-05-20 23:02:00

The Firm is investigating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma, leiomyoscarcoma, and other uterine cancers allegedly due to the use of a power morcellator in gynecological surgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A California woman has filed a hysterectomy cancer lawsuit http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/ ) that alleges the use of a power morcellator during gynecological surgery caused an undiagnosed cancer within her uterus...

2014-05-17 12:20:17

Panel discusses long-term effect on quality of life ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of studies evaluating the outcomes, benefits, concerns and quality of life of men undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer will be presented to media at a special press conference during the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Stacy Loeb, MD, assistant professor at New York University, New York, NY, will moderate the session,...

2014-05-16 23:08:45

The DrugNews Center is the largest source for prescription drug and medical device warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The women’s health advocates at DrugNews.net are alerting women who have undergone hysterectomies or fibroid myomectomies of new information on the site about morcellation. A leading group has weighed in on the surgical devices, creating a disagreement with recent warnings from other experts*....

2014-05-16 12:27:07

TIANJIN, China, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital (hereinafter referred to as "TEDA") successfully performed the cryoballoon ablation surgery of atrial fibrillation (AF) on two AF patients. It is reported that extremely few hospitals in China can make such operation and it is also the first time in Tianjin. The 61-year-old Granny Zhang, a paroxysmal AF patient who lives in the Tanggu district of Tianjin, has received the surgery....


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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