Minimally Invasive Robotic Lung Cancer Surgery
Thoracic surgeons at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital are using the advanced da Vinci robotic surgical system to perform minimally invasive lung cancer surgery, offering new hope to patients with early stage lung cancer who may not be good candidates for a more invasive operation. Dr. Lana Schumacher, AGH thoracic surgeon, talks to Pittsburgh NBC affiliate WPXI-TV about the hospital's robotic surgery capabilities. To learn more about Allegheny General Hospital's cancer capabilities, visit http://www.wpahs.org/specialties/canc...
KDKA-TV: A Penchant For Preventive Mastectomies
Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
According to the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, the number of women across the state who are preventive mastectomy is up — from 94 in 2002, to 455 in 2011.
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