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Retrograde Nerve-Sparing During Prostatectomy Improves Potency Recovery

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The theoretical advantage of a retrograde rather than antegrade approach to nerve sparing during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) has been confirmed in a multicenter study. “Throughout this study, we found that the retrograde NS (nerve sparing) approach reduced the...
A new study in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment assessed whether “polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) measured during the early postpartum predict increased risk of maternal breast cancer diagnosed before age 50.” Researchers found three congeners linked to breast cancer. While PCB 167 and PCB...
A new report in the British Medical Journal examined the long term effects of indoor tanning on the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer. 9,328 patients with non-melanoma skin cancer were surveyed, and “among people who reported ever using indoor tanning compared with those who never used indoor tanning,...