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Complication Rate Reasonable with Inguinal Lymphadenectomy for Penile Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Morbidity associated with inguinal lymphadenectomy in patients with penile carcinoma has declined, and is “reasonable” considering the potential benefit, a Brazilian team reports. Furthermore, they advise, an open...
An article on MedGadget examines a developmental surgically implanted contact lens for people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) “that works in conjunction with active polarized glasses, to provide both normal and telescopic projection of...

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Radical Prostatectomy Improves Survival in Lymph Node-Positive Prostate Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A review of the literature indicates that, far from being futile, radical prostatectomy improves outcomes when lymph nodes (LNs) are found to be positive in prostate cancer patients. “Discontinuing surgery in the presence...