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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...

2014-05-02 23:02:52

Johnson & Johnson Stops Sale of its Power Morcellators Pending Increased Understanding and Re-definition of the Medical Devices by the Medical Community following a FDA Administration over the devices’ risks associated with the spread of hidden cancers during fibroid removal. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that, according to an April 30,...

2014-05-01 23:02:21

The Firms is offering hysterectomy cancer lawsuit reviews to women who allegedly experienced the spread of undiagnosed uterine cancer following hysterectomies, fibroid removals that involved the use of a power morcellator. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating potential power morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) in light of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent advisory regarding cancer risks...

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 12:32:24

MarginProbe to be available as part of pre-meeting "Red Hot Topics in Breast Cancer Surgery" WESTBOROUGH, Mass., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dune Medical Devices Inc., maker of the MarginProbe system, today announced that participants of the pre-meeting course of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS) annual meeting in Las Vegas will receive a hands-on demonstration with the MarginProbe. The MarginProbe, a breakthrough intra-operative tissue assessment tool for breast...

2014-04-24 23:10:58

The latest study to compare the two major surgical approaches to mesothelioma says the more radical approach is “an independent predictor” for complications and even death. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Thoracic surgeons and biostatisticians from some of the country’s top research centers say extrapleural pneumonectomy, the most invasive surgical treatment for pleural mesothelioma, is more likely to cause serious problems for patients. Click here to read the story, which has just been...

2014-04-24 08:32:37

Latest Data Sweep from Large Subgroup of Patients Shows a Strong 50% Improvement in Overall Survival for ThermoDox® LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) today announced that updated results from the 701 patient HEAT Study post-hoc analysis, as well as a review of the final study design of the Phase III OPTIMA Study, which both explore ThermoDox®, Celsion's proprietary heat-activated liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin, in...

2014-04-18 23:02:14

In Wake of Morcellation Lawsuit FDA Calls For Termination of Procedures Using Laparoscopic Power Morcellation That Allegedgly Causes Leiomyosarcoma, reports Alonso Krangle LLP New York, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned Thursday against using laparoscopic power morcellation during gynecological surgeries on women because the procedure can potential cause the spread uterine cancer in the abdomen and pelvis. The FDA estimates that one in 350 women...

2014-04-16 23:13:08

Managing an effective network of 2,500 medical experts requires constant revisions, alterations and updates. Mednick Associates recently added orthopedic surgeon experts and oncology experts to their extensive physician expert network to continue to meet client needs. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Providing medical experts to litigators across the nation for over 20 years, Mednick Associates currently grants clients access to 2,500 medical expert witnesses. With an exclusive focus on...

2014-04-10 08:30:03

Professor Riccardo Lencioni is giving an honorary lecture on April 24, 2014 which will highlight the latest findings and lessons learned from the HEAT Study and the design of the Phase III OPTIMA Study LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) announced today that Professor Riccardo Lencioni, MD, FSIR, EBIR, Professor and Director of the Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention at the Pisa University School of Medicine in Italy, former ECIO President,...


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