Why More Women Are Choosing Bilateral Mastectomies
In just seven years, the rates of women who received prophylactic bilateral mastectomies after a diagnosis of unilateral breast cancer skyrocketed—though many don't require bilateral mastectomy. So what’s causing the increase in unnecessary surgery?
October 11, 2016
Surgery Prolongs Survival for Patients With NSCLC
Patients with late-stage non-small cell lung cancer who have surgery have better survival rates than those who don’t, according to the results of a recent study published in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery. The researchers also reported that despite the improved survival from surgery, fewer patients are receiving the treatment.
August 23, 2016