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...
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Proposed rule shift would benefit some kidney patients on waiting list for transplant
Monday, October 1st, 2012
Dialysis patients who were not informed about kidney transplant possibilities could move up on the waiting list.
To read more, visit the Tribune-Review website.