Items Tagged ‘robotic surgery’

July 14th, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Bloomberg Mayo Clinic CEO Says Trump’s Budget Is Probably D.O.A. John Noseworthy, […]

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Tags: ABC News, ActionNewsJax, aging, Albany Times-Union, Alzheimer’s News Today, alzheimers, amputees, animal therapy, Arizona PBS, bioscience, brain health, Breast Cancer

June 18th, 2012

Have HPV-Related Oral Cancer? The Robot Will See You Now


In a Mayo Clinic study, robotic surgery appeared less debilitating than traditional, more invasive surgery and radiation therapy. The surgeons now plan to offer robot docs as a primary treatment. With oral sex on the rise, oral cancer is also up, and by as much as 25 percent in the past few years alone–particularly among […]

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Tags: oral cancer, robotic surgery

March 2nd, 2012

Robotic Surgery Very Effective In Treating Oropharyngeal Cancer (Video)


Over the last decades physicians observed a significant increase in incidence of oral cancers among young patients. Although oral cancer was considered quite rare in young patients and mostly related to advanced age, smoking and alcohol abuse, its incidence is currently increasing among 30- to 50-year-old patients who never smoked but infected with the human papillomavirus or […]

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Tags: HPV, human papillomavirus, increase in oral cancer among younger patients, neck irradiation, open neck surgery, robotic surgery

December 18th, 2009

The Top 10 Medical Advances of the Decade

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

…ABC News, in collaboration with MedPage Today, reached out to more than 800 specialists for their suggestions… 8. Minimally Invasive Techniques Revolutionize Surgery…   Ten years ago someone would expect to see a six inch scar after a doctor removed an organ, but new techniques in minimally invasive surgery have virtually eliminated scars from some […]

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Tags: medical advances, robotic surgery

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