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Orchestrating Care — and Robotic Surgery — for Prostate Cancer

Internationally known orchestra conductor Alvaro Gomez is originally from Chile but now lives in Florida and when faced with a diagnosis of prostate cancer, he chose Mayo Clinic for his minimally invasive treatment. A collaborative team that included urologists and oncologists developed just the right treatment for Mr. Gomez, and [...]

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Caring Canines: Support from Four-Legged Friends

Caring Canines: Receive support from a four-legged friend With pet-assisted therapy, find out how a furry friend can provide you with love and help ease loneliness and anxiety. Transoral robotic surgery for oral cancer Discover how surgeons use this high-tech procedure to treat mouth and throat cancers. Positron emission tomography [...]

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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 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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