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Best Salvage Choice Not Always Clear When Prostate Cancer Recurs

By Robert Saunders NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For men with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy, radiation offers a good chance of cure, according to a review of the literature. But when radiation was the primary...
Reuters reports that “two long-awaited independent reviews of a controversial Medtronic Inc bone growth product show it works as well as traditional bone grafts taken from patients, but it may not be as safe.” The product, known as Infuse, was...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Percutaneous Laser Ablation Feasible for Cervical Nodal Metastases

By Robert Saunders NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When papillary thyroid cancer spreads to lymph nodes in the neck, percutaneous laser ablation may spare patients further invasive surgery. That conclusion is from a study conducted in Italy and Israel....