Navigation Links
VIDEO from Medialink and the Society of Interventional Radiology: Prostate and Kidney Cancer - New Life-Changing Developments
Date:3/10/2009

New treatments are minimally invasive without the side effects of surgery

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ --

See video from the Society of Interventional Radiology at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/SIR_36322/

PROSTATE CANCER

A minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment -- focal cryoablation that freezes prostate tumors -- proves as effective as surgery but without the side effects of sexual and urinary dysfunction. The so-called "male lumpectomy" can be considered a first-line treatment for patients of all risk levels. Instead of removing the entire prostate or using radiation on the entire prostate, interventional radiologists can find out where the cancer is and just destroy the cancer.

Interventional radiologists, using imaging for guidance, insert a probe through the skin that circulates extremely cold gas to freeze and destroy the cancerous tissue. Treating only the tumor instead of the whole prostate gland is a major and profound departure from the current thinking about prostate cancer.

Additionally, the use of a 3-D mapping biopsy provides superior information on the extent and grade of prostate cancer as opposed to the current standard TRUS biopsy.

KIDNEY CANCER

Freezing kidney tumors, using a safe minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment that kills the cancer 100 percent effectively without surgery, should be the first treatment option for all individuals with tumors that are 4 centimeters or smaller, and this treatment is a viable option for people with larger tumors. Interventional cryoablation is as effective as laparoscopic surgery, the current gold standard treatment. Eliminating cancer at such an early stage is significant news for kidney cancer patients. Interventional cryoablation is a minimally invasive outpatient
'/>"/>

SOURCE Society of Interventional Radiology; Medialink
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Video: Nutrition Comes to NASCAR
2. Research Links TV/Video Game Playing With Child Obesity; Health Experts Back a New Approach
3. HealthInsuranceFinders.com Launches Video Contest for Young Directors
4. Video: Circulatory Care of New Jersey
5. MultiVu Video Feed: PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERTS CONVENE TO DISCUSS THE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF RABIES
6. VIDEO from Medialink and General Motors: On and Off the Track
7. TriWest and Montana VA Launch PTSD Video Conference to Reach Rural Health Care Providers
8. Verizon Introduces Broadband Video Call Center Link for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Customers in Mid-Atlantic Region
9. VIDEO from Medialink and Siemens: The Next Generation Allergy Test - Nothing to Sneeze At
10. Video and Photo: Leading CEOs Launch Alliance With American Red Cross to Strengthen Nations Preparedness for Disasters
11. VIDEO from Medialink and General Mills: Digestive Health
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2015)... , ... July 30, 2015 , ... In a meaningful ... at Serenity Palms Drug Addiction Treatment Center have created an addiction graveyard. Sharing this ... of its most beloved residents, Rocky Hudson . Hudson (1945-2015) fell in love ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... The American Telemedicine ... Meeting and Tradeshow focused exclusively on telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth. The meeting, expected ... vendors, will take place May 14-17, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. , ATA’s annual ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... " ... which takes a look at small, medium, and large businesses making an impact ... conducted the business review and shared with viewers how DevExpress has provided software ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , ... July 30, 2015 ... ... a video, “Beachside Nursing Center,” to announce its position as one of ... Beachside's administrator and staff members support the CMS rating system, which monitors ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... company and UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) mutually agreed to ... new collaboration, OncLive’s editorial and marketing groups will help spread the news about ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Serenity Palms Honors Rocky Hudson, an Advocate of AA and a Beloved Resident of Palm Springs 2Health News:Serenity Palms Honors Rocky Hudson, an Advocate of AA and a Beloved Resident of Palm Springs 3Health News:Presentation Proposals for ATA 2016 are Now Being Accepted Online at ATA2016.com 2Health News:Presentation Proposals for ATA 2016 are Now Being Accepted Online at ATA2016.com 3Health News:Software to Develop High-Performance Data-Driven Apps was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:Beachside Nursing Center Releases New Video 2Health News:UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Teams with OncLive® as a Strategic Alliance Partner 2Health News:UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Teams with OncLive® as a Strategic Alliance Partner 3Health News:UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Teams with OncLive® as a Strategic Alliance Partner 4
... account , TUESDAY, Sept. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Many hospitals ... Report list of best hospitals for heart disease but ... say. , "If you really want to know how a ... readmission, you should look directly at government statistics for those ...
... flu strains , TUESDAY, Sept. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Fears ... this year may be unfounded, say researchers at the University ... the swine flu pandemic did not take a virulent turn ... did spread more rapidly than the other viruses, confirming the ...
... , PISCATAWAY, N.J., Sept. 1 ... in advanced injection technologies, today announced that Leslie Bernhard, an ... Leonard Osser who had previously led the Company as Chairman ... interim Chief Executive Officer since February 2009 and was formerly ...
... Ind., Sept. 1 Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH ; SWX: ... the month of September: , , , ... 2009, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time; , Morgan Stanley ... 8:35 a.m. Eastern Time; and , UBS Global Life ...
... , CARDIFF, Calif., Sept. 1 ... http://www.jedimindinc.com ) announced today that their Medical Division ... patients in wheelchairs. An estimated 1.6 million Americans residing outside ... Health Interview Survey on Disability (NHIS-D). Jedi Mind,s Medical Division ...
... ... Drug Development, Regulatory Approval, and Access to Patients from October 15-16, 2009 in Toronto, ... ... will host Personalized Medicine: Biomarkers and Diagnostics in Drug Development, Regulatory Approval, and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Government Best Source for U.S. Hospital Data, Study Finds 2Health News:Swine Flu May Be Less Dangerous Than Predicted: Study 2Health News:Swine Flu May Be Less Dangerous Than Predicted: Study 3Health News:Milestone Scientific Announces Key Leadership Changes 2Health News:Milestone Scientific Announces Key Leadership Changes 3Health News:Jedi Mind Medical Applications Division to Concentrate on Wheelchair Mobility Applications 2Health News:DIA Conference to Explore The Science and Scope of Personalized Medicine 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015  ResMed (NYSE: ... signed a definitive agreement to acquire Curative ... ventilation and sleep-disordered breathing medical devices and ... market reputation in China, combined with ResMed,s global leadership in sleep and ... China suffering from ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... bring you a special edition of #MedicareMonday on Medicare,s 50 th anniversary. As ... resources and continue highlighting the success of the prescription drug benefit, commonly referred to ... our latest infographics and videos here: http://onphr.ma/1INp9qQ ... ... ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. , July 30, 2015  Amgen ... Fred Hassan , partner and managing director of Warburg Pincus ... "We are pleased to welcome Fred Hassan and ... to the Amgen Board," said Robert A. Bradway , ... expertise and commitment to innovation will serve Amgen well." ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 2ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 3Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 2Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 3Amgen Announces Appointment Of Fred Hassan To Board Of Directors 2Amgen Announces Appointment Of Fred Hassan To Board Of Directors 3
... N.Y., June 23 A landmark study has ... failure or death in patients with heart disease ... with defibrillator (CRT-D) versus patients who received only ... , MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial with ...
... LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 23 Debiopharm Group,(Debiopharm), a ... the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical,needs, ... Moapar(R),and Salvapar(R)), was launched in Germany in May 2009, ... also launched on a preliminary basis in,Belgium. The effective ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Therapy Found to Prevent Heart Failure 2Salvacyl(R), Developed by Debiopharm, is Launched in two European Countries 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: