Items Tagged ‘surgery’

December 6, 2017

What You Should Know About the Side Effects of Surgery for Cervical Cancer

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A hysterectomy is a common surgical treatment of early stage cancer and precancerous disease of the cervix in women. With any treatment of cancer it is important to first understand your responsibility and your medical team’s role as well as explore treatment options and get a second opinion(s) before you begin treatment. Since the side […]

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Tags: Cervical Cancer, News, surgery


April 6, 2016

Complications Decrease with Surgeon Experience in Thyroidectomy

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Among patients undergoing the surgical removal of their thyroid, complications associated with the procedure are drastically reduced if surgeons perform a larger number of the surgeries per year. These results were recently published in the Annals of Surgery. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that is located at the base of the neck. It […]

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Tags: complications, failure, General Thyroid Cancer, success, surgeon, surgery, Thyroid Cancer, thyroidectomy