Robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy is associated with higher costs than open radical prostatectomy at the index hospitalization for the surgery, but it is associated with less healthcare use during the 1 year after discharge.
A randomized study determined whether a follow-up phone call after Mohs surgery improved patient satisfaction, and the optimal timing for the call.
Greatest relative increase projected to occur in 34 low-income countries, which have largest gaps in workforce requirements.
Retrospective analysis sought to determine the effectiveness, cost, and impact on postoperative opioid use for the 2 formulations when used in a perioperative pain management regimen.
Delaying radical prostatectomy for high-risk clinically localized prostate cancer for up to 6 months does not increase the risk for adverse pathologic outcomes, a study found.
Delayed radical prostatectomy not linked to higher risk for adverse pathological outcomes in high-risk prostate cancer.
Interview study identified categories in which improved psychological support services are needed for these patients.
Researchers compared standard lymphedema education with education plus compression sleeve/gauntlet and exercises in breast cancer survivors.
Body image, sexual health, anxiety worse after bilateral mastectomy.
Hormone therapy alone may be as good as surgery if life expectancy is less than four years.