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John Theurer Cancer Center to present innovative research at 2 surgical meetings
Date:10/4/2010

HACKENSACK, N.J. (October 4, 2010) James C. Wittig, M.D. and colleagues will conduct a total of eight research presentations at the upcoming 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons and the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Wittig, an orthopedic oncologist with extensive experience in performing limb-sparing surgeries, is Chief of the Division of Skin and Sarcoma Cancer of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center.

The presentations will focus on unique surgical techniques for treating bone cancers that preserve as much bone and soft tissue as possible, while reducing complications, pain and chances of cancer recurrence. Among the techniques described is the use of endoprostheses that fit inside the bone as well as cryosurgery and radiofrequency ablation, the use of electrical current to create heat that destroys tumors.

"At the John Theurer Cancer Center, we are proud of the fact that 95 percent of patients with orthopedic malignancies do not have to lose an arm or leg to cancer or a benign tumor if they undergo limb-sparing surgery," said Dr. Wittig. "We continue to refine these techniques, and it is our hope that research will enable us to make that number even higher."

The American College of Surgeons meeting will take place October 3-7, 2010 in Washington, DC, while the American Society for Surgery of the Hand meeting will be held October 7-9, 2010 in Boston, MA.

"Improving patient care through advancing research is key to the mission of the John Theurer Cancer Center," said Andrew L. Pecora, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.E., Chairman and Executive Administrative Director, John Theurer Cancer Center. "The research done by Dr. Wittig is critical to our fulfilling of that mission."

Podium-video presentations by Dr. Wittig's team at the American College of Surgeons meeting include:

Proximal Tibia Sarcoma: Limb-Spari
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Contact: Amy Leahing
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John Theurer Cancer Center
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