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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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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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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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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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