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Research snapshot – Outcomes following gastric surgery by hospital characteristics Tian 2021

…quality of surgery for partial gastrectomy. Contact: Peter Baade Reference: Tian K, Baade P, Aitken J, Narendra A, Smithers M. Procedure-specific outcomes following gastrectomy for cancer compared by hospital-volume and service-capability. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2021. doi: 10.1111/ans.17132. Read more

News: World first prostate cancer surgery trial

In a world first trial Australian researchers have found robotic surgery for prostate cancer is no more effective than open prostatectomy at 12 weeks after surgery, contrary to widespread clinical advice. Robot-assisted surgery for prostate cancer has been rapidly adopted…

Mohs’ surgery

A specialised surgical procedure for removing skin cancers little by little until only healthy cells remain. Also called microscopically controlled excision….

laser surgery

The use of an intense light beam (a laser) that works like a knife to cut or remove tissue.

axillary surgery

The removal of some lymph nodes in the armpit, to check whether cancer has spread.

invasive breast cancer

Cancer that has spread from the lining of the breast ducts or lobules into the surrounding breast tissue.

Breast Cancer

…see What Is Cancer? Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas…

non-invasive breast cancer

Cancer that is confined to the ducts or lobules of the breast….

breast reconstruction

The surgical rebuilding of a breast after a mastectomy.