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Delayed surgery for bladder cancer increases mortality

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When radical cystectomy is not performed within 12 weeks of diagnosis with stage II bladder cancer, all-cause and disease-specific mortality increases, US researchers report. Data from single-center studies have suggested that survival is compromised by a delay in surgery,...

Cutting edge kidney cancer treatment

Laparoscopic Cytoreductive Nephrectomy

Jaime Landman MD, Director of Minimally Invasive Urology at Columbia Medical Center discusses Cytoreductive Nephrectomy, the cutting edge of kidney cancer management for patients whose disease is not contained to the kidney. Summary: 1. Cytoreductive nephrectomy is a laparoscopic technique for the...

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Stem cell allograft helps foot bones heal

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Mesenchymal stem cell allografts can promote bone healing in patients who have failed foot and ankle surgery and are at high risk for nonunion, new research suggests. This is the “first review of implantation of Trinity Multipotential Cellular Bone Matrix as a viable...