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Taking care of someone who’s having cancer surgery may involve helping them get ready before the procedure, being their advocate during recovery, and then helping them get back to daily life again.
The pharmaceutical company Allergan has recalled all BioCell textured breast implants at the request of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they have been linked to a rare type of lymphoma.
Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and colleagues find that women who undergo minimally invasive radical hysterectomy to treat early-stage cervical cancer have worse outcomes than women who undergo abdominal “open” radical hysterectomy.
Surgeons at 15 medical centers in the US have compared the outcomes of robotic surgery to traditional open surgery for bladder cancer. The study found outcomes to be similar for both types of surgery.
Breast cancer surgeons from the University of Michigan and colleagues have compared different methods of breast reconstruction used after mastectomy in 2 different studies. The studies looked at procedures that use implants and “flap” procedures.