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Mayo Clinic: Robotic Surgery Proves Successful, Less Invasive Way to Treat HPV-Related Oral Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Over the past few decades, doctors have noted a surprising trend in cancer of the tonsils and base of the tongue. Though oral cancer previously appeared predominantly in elderly patients with a history of tobacco and alcohol use, it's increasing in younger patients: 30- to 50-year-old nonsmokers [...]

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Study Finds Transoral Robotic Surgery Safe and Effective In Treating Some Throat Cancers

A new Mayo Clinic study found that the use of transoral robotic surgery for the treatment of tonsil and base of tongue cancers is safe, effective and enables faster recovery times. The results of this research were even more positive than we expected. We found great advantages to using transoral [...]

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Robots Lend Helping Hand in Treating Throat Cancers

When you think of robots, what comes to mind?  R2D2 from Star Wars?  Maybe Rosie, the maid, from The Jetsons cartoon?  Well, a new study suggests using robots during surgery is actually leading to better outcomes for patients battling certain throat cancers. The Mayo Clinic study found that transoral robotic surgery for treatment of oral [...]

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