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Children Much More Likely to Die After Surgery in Poor Countries

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Children in low resourced countries are 100-200 times more likely to die after surgery than children in wealthy countries, according to a first-of-its-kind study published in Anesthesiology.

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10-Dec-2019 2:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Ray Charles Foundation Establishes Neurosurgery Scholarship

Ray Charles Foundation Establishes Neurosurgery Scholarship

Cedars-Sinai

The Ray Charles Foundation has made an investment in the future, donatng $1 million to fund a new neurosurgery scholarship program at Cedars-Sinai. Under the direction of Dr. Keith Black, scholarship recipients will receive personalized, mentored research training from neurosciences faculty members while conducting their own research projects.

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Released:
9-Dec-2019 7:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Retrospective Analysis Shows Proton Therapy Well Tolerated in Patients Undergoing Breast Conserving Surgery

Retrospective Analysis Shows Proton Therapy Well Tolerated in Patients Undergoing Breast Conserving Surgery

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey conducted a retrospective review of patients treated with proton therapy following breast-conserving surgery and found acceptable toxicity rates along with good-to-excellent patient-reported cosmetic outcomes.

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9-Dec-2019 4:20 PM EST
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Deeper understanding of irregular heartbeat may lead to more effective treatment

Imperial College London

Researchers at Imperial have shown how the chaotic electrical signals underlying irregular heart rhythms lead to the failure of standard treatments.

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9-Dec-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Multiplexed C dots track cancer cells to improve patient care

Cornell University

For more than a decade, researchers have used glowing nanoparticles called Cornell dots, or C dots, to illuminate cancer cells, target tumors and even induce cell death.

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6-Dec-2019 12:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Guiding Lights: UC San Diego Launches Center for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery

Guiding Lights: UC San Diego Launches Center for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery

University of California San Diego Health

UC San Diego launches new Center for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery. The center builds upon Roger Tsien’s legacy, delivering a new caliber of surgical precision to treat patients with tumors and disease of all types, identifying unhealthy tissues with a fluorescent glow.

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5-Dec-2019 2:40 PM EST
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Newswise: UCI-led study shows emerging rhinoplasty technique improves appearance and breathing

UCI-led study shows emerging rhinoplasty technique improves appearance and breathing

University of California, Irvine

While beauty may be in the eyes of the beholder, breathing is an agreed upon necessity. A new study reveals how an emerging technique in rhinoplasty does more than improve physical appearance.

Channels: All Journal News, Surgery, JAMA,

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5-Dec-2019 1:40 PM EST
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Newswise: Addition of Post-Transplant Chemotherapy to Standard Immune Treatment Shows Increase of Allogeneic Transplant Patients in Remission

Addition of Post-Transplant Chemotherapy to Standard Immune Treatment Shows Increase of Allogeneic Transplant Patients in Remission

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators compared outcomes for allogeneic stem cell transplant patients when post-transplant cyclophosphamide (PCy) was added as part of standard treatment than if standard treatment was given alone. Results showed an increase in the number of patients who were free of disease and off immunosuppression at one-year in the PCy cohort.

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5-Dec-2019 8:45 AM EST
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