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Radiotherapy After Mastectomy Helpful to Women with Breast Cancer That Metastasized to Only a Few Lymph Nodes

Women whose breast cancer has metastasized to only a few lymph nodes under their arm are less likely to have a recurrence of their disease or to die from it if they have radiotherapy after mastectomy, according to new findings.   More...
03 Apr 2014

Ultrasound Can identify Pregnant Woman with Preeclampsia at Risk for Respiratory Failure

Ultrasound imaging of the lungs could help clinicians rapidly determine if a pregnant woman with preeclampsia is at risk for respiratory failure.   More...
31 Mar 2014

One-Third of Women May Benefit from More Frequent Mammograms

New findings from a British breast screening program have demonstrated that one third of women might benefit from undergoing more frequent mammograms.    More...
31 Mar 2014

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgeries Equally Effective

A new study has found that popular transvaginal surgeries for treating pelvic organ prolapse deliver comparable rates of success, while pelvic floor muscle training did not alter outcomes.  More...
26 Mar 2014

Optoacoustic-Ultrasound Fusion Could Potentially Eliminate the Need for a Breast Biopsy and Track Early Response to Treatment

A new imaging modality may be an effective approach in reducing the need for biopsy in patients with benign but suspicious-appearing breast masses on standard diagnostic breast ultrasound.  More...
24 Mar 2014

Ultrahigh Field MRI Technology Provides More Effective Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Austrian scientists have demonstrated for the first time that a 7-Tesla ultrahigh-field MRI can be used for clinical applications in patients with breast tumors.  More...
19 Mar 2014

Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy Reduces Hospital Readmission

Women undergoing robotic-assisted hysterectomy are significantly less likely to be readmitted to a hospital than women receiving laparoscopic, open, or vaginal hysterectomy, according to a new study.  More...
02 Mar 2014

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