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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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Robotic Surgery for Oral Cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

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 Cancer

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Robotic Bladder Surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Robotic surgery is nothing new.  But in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we learn how far it's come. To listen, click the link below. Robotic Bladder Surgery

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Robotic Surgery for Throat Cancer

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Kerry Olsen fills us in on a new study regarding throat cancer and the use of robotic surgery. To listen, click the link below. Robotic Surgery for Throat Cancer

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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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Prostate Cancer Overview

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Medical Treatment Mayo Clinic Dr. Igor Frank discuses prostate cancer including screening and diagnosis of the disease. Dr. Frank also describes treatment options for patients with prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Surgical Treatment Mayo Clinic Dr. Igor Frank discusses three surgical treatment options for patients with [...]

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Robotic Hysterectomies

Dr. Bobbie Gostout, a gynecologic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, speaks about the advantages of robotic surgery for women who need hysterectomies.

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Robotic Urologic Surgery

With benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, the main symptom is the need to make frequent trips to the bathroom. It's a common condition that men develop as they age.  In extreme cases, complications such as painful bladder stones can develop.  Traditional treatment for these cases meant a big incision and [...]

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Cost of Robotic or Conventional Open-Chest Mitral Valve Repair Surgery Is Similar

The total hospital cost of mitral valve repair surgery is similar whether performed through small port incisions using robotic equipment or via the conventional open-chest method. A Mayo Clinic study of 370 patients found the decrease in cost over time was associated with systems innovation efforts designed to decrease the economic footprint [...]

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