Items tagged as "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 [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Eric Moore explains how robotic surgery is helping to reduce the complications with oral cancer surgery. To listen, click the link below. Robotic Surgery for Oral CancerCreated by Admin
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 [...]Created by Joel Streed