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‘Black Box’ Recorder Puts Surgeons’ Robotic Surgery Skills Under the Microscope

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A new study from Keck Medicine of USC finds that data from a novel recorder can be used to objectively measure surgeons’ proficiency in robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery.

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Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Cancer Treatment, Timothy Showalter, University Of Virginia, University of Virginia Cancer Center, University Of Virginia Health System, University of Virginia School of Medicine, UVA Cancer Center, Uva Health System, UVA School of Medicine

Prostate Cancer: UVA Aims to Help Men Make Complex Care Decisions

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Researchers are developing a tool to help patients with prostate cancer better understand the potential risks and rewards of their treatment options. The tool eventually will help patients with other cancers as well.

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3D Bioprinting, Prostate, Biosensors, surgical planning, Surgical rehearsal, Polymer printing inks, Improved surgical outcomes, Prostate Cancer, Prostate models, patient-specific, 3D printed organ models, sensor feedback

Unique 3D Printer Creates Realistic Model of Patient Prostate, Aims to Vastly Improve Surgical Outcomes

NIBIB-funded scientists have developed a new technique for 3D-printing patient-specific organ models – here the prostate gland -- using polymers that accurately model the prostate’s dimensions and physical properties, while also providing quantitative tactile feedback, or response to pressure, incisions, and suturing.

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Prostate Cancer, retinoblastoma gene, Aggressive Prostate Cancer, Genetics

Breakthroughs in Understanding the Genetic Basis of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

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New research shows how losing a ubiquitous gene opens genetic floodgates that make prostate cancer deadly, a finding that could apply to many cancers.

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prostate biopsy, Prostate Cancer

New Prostate Biopsy Procedure Now Offered at Bayshore Medical Center

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Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center is proud to announce that it has expanded services to include targeted MRI ultrasound for prostate biopsy. The procedure utilizes both ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to allow for better targeting within the prostate, enabling cancerous cells to be more easily detected.

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HIV, Ginger Rothrock, Hiv Prevention

New Multipurpose Device to Help Prevent HIV and Pregnancy

To help empower women in low- and middle-income countries and improve their health, the U.S. Agency for International Development through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) awarded RTI International a $4.8 million cooperative agreement to develop a dual-purpose drug delivery device for both HIV and pregnancy prevention that can be successfully used in these settings.

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Health And Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Science And Technology

Cell Death Linked to Tumor Growth in Prostate Cancer Patients

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The goal of any cancer treatment is to kill tumor cells. Yet, one little understood paradox of certain cancers is that the body's natural process for removing dead and dying cells can actually fuel tumor growth.

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Infertility

Male Infertility Is Emasculating, First Qualitative Survey of Men’s Experiences of Fertility Problems Finds

What men would like to see now is a shift from infertility being seen as a ‘women’s issue’ within society and vastly improved support for men, in particular online.

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Healthy Men Michigan’s Online Screening Tool Helps Men Take Control of their Mental Health

Study led by University of Maryland School of Social Work's Jodi Frey has resulted in more than 1,750 mental health screenings.







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