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“A long-term study of men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer in the late 1980s and 1990s concludes that those who were treated with surgery were much less likely to die of the disease — or of anything else –than those whose prostates were left in place and received close monitoring...
New technology in the form of high-tech glasses may be the future of cancer surgery, an article in Medical News Today reports. The technology uses a dye that only binds to cancer cells. When viewed through the glasses, the cancer cells appear blue, where the most concentrated cancer cells appear an even...
Donating a kidney may put you at a greater risk for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) compared to similarly screened health non-donors, CNN News reports. The finding is based on a study published in JAMA that compared living kidney donors to “healthy individuals who would also likely qualify to donate...