In this video, Washington University surgeon William Hawkins, MD, explains the Whipple procedure, which is performed to remove cancer from the head of the pancreas. Hawkins and his colleagues complete about 125 Whipples a year, making the Siteman Cancer Center one of the highest-volume centers for this type of surgery nationwide. These surgeons pioneered a modification to the Whipple procedure that has resulted in the lowest fistula rate any large group (1.5 percent compared to 15 percent).
When a twenty-two year old is taken to the ER, doctors discover a brain tumor the size of a tennis ball. Two brothers are told they both have tumors growing on their kidneys. All three will put their lives in the hands of Henry Ford surgeons who are setting new standards in the fight against cancer. Learn more about the new Center for Cancer Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital and the Vattikuti Urology Institute's Robotic Kidney Surgery program on this episode of Minds of Medicine.
http //www.healthdialog.com/ For most women with early-stage invasive breast cancer, mastectomy or lumpectomy with radiation are equally good options. Having one or the other makes no difference in how long you will live. Since both choices provide the same medical outcome, your choice depends on how you feel about - How your body looks after your surgeryyour appearance - How much time and energy your treatment involves and how much it disrupts your life - The chance that your cancer might come back in the breast or breast area local recurrence. Health Dialog honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month by making our decision aid for Early Stage Breast Cancer available during October 2010 http //www.healthdialog.com/go/BCAM This video was produced jointly by Health Dialog and the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making.
Chief of surgical oncology Timothy Pawlik, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.explains types of liver cancer and the advanced treatment options offered at Johns Hopkins, including portal vein embolization and liver resection surgery. The Johns Hopkins Medicine Liver Tumor Center http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/livertumorcenter Questions answered: 1. Describe what you do. (0:11) 2. What are the different types of liver cancer? (0:25) 3. What advances in chemotherapy have there been to treat liver tumors? (1:17) 4. What is portal vein embolization? (2:15) 5. What are the types of liver resection surgeries? (3:15) 6. How long does a liver resection take? (4:05) 7. What can a patient expect after their liver surgery? (4:21) 8. What are the risks of a liver resection surgery? (5:07) 9. Does the liver grow back after it has been resected? (5:50) 10. Why come to Johns Hopkins for liver cancer treatment? (6:18)
This is a 3-D animation video that explains what is Mohs Micrographic Surgery, the surgical technique with the highest success / clearance rate (99.7%) for removing skin cancer. The aim of this video is to educate patients to better understand this procedure and what to expect from it.
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http://neurosurgery.med.miami.edu/clinical-subspecialties/brain-tumorshttp://sylvester.org/doctors/profile/133093 In this episode of Breakthrough Medicine you'll witness a patient diagnosed with a glioblastoma, one of the most deadly forms of brain cancer, remain completely conscious while doctor Komotar performs brain surgery to remove his tumor. Experience this precise surgery where the patient must stay awake to protect his language function and learn about the revolutionary brain tumor vaccine offered at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center that is only available at a handful of medical centers nationwide.