Posts Tagged ‘minimally invasive’

URO TODAY: A major obstacle in understanding the biology of advanced prostate cancer is clinicians’ limited ability to obtain metastatic tissue for study. READ MORE>

A new study shows that a method called a cellular-adhesion matrix (CAM) test tube-based platform is a minimally-invasive, feasible, and practical method for the study of metastatic prostate cancer, one which allows for the isolation, quantification, culture, and cellular and genomic characterisation of circulating metastatic tumour cells.

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JULY 15: URO TODAY: Robot-assisted radical cysto-prostatectomy is a minimally invasive option in men with complex surgical anatomy and multiple co-morbidities. Short term follow up indicates good clinical and pathologic outcome and physiologic benefit of minimally invasive surgery. However a larger cohort with long term follow up is needed to assess the longer term cancer treatment efficacy of RRCP. READ MORE>

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