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$1.2 M settlement reached in lawsuit against hospital over unsterilized forceps

A tentative settlement of more than $1.2 million has been reached in a class-action lawsuit against a New Brunswick hospital over the use of unsterilized biopsy forceps over a 14-year period. 336 more words


Good Day, Sunshine

I got the results of my biopsy today. For those of you just tuning in, I have been having some pain in my groin and it was determined that the lymph nodes there were swollen and enlarged. 527 more words



People stand in lines, wait for coffee, wait for food at a restaurant, wait for a call from a friend…but you don’t know “waiting” unless you’ve ever waited for cancer results. 171 more words

23 & You - Genetic tests for pca

The genetics of prostate cancer are daunting, but there are now a range of tests available that could be used at almost every stage of the disease IF you can deal with the answers you are likely to receive. 807 more words

General Prostate Cancer Issues

Ready For The Holidays ā¤

I knew it would come. I have been worried and cried only a little here and there but, last night was my first actual moment to just let out and cry until I couldnā€™t breath as I got out all of those worries that were attacking my thoughts. 1,176 more words


Role of Donor Pre-Implantation Biopsies in Kidney Transplantation

PathPointers is a new type of blog post that will highlight important everyday teaching points when reviewing kidney histology. These blog posts will be brief and easy-to-read, using real clinical images to demonstrate various biopsy findings.

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The role of the phi test prior to decisions about prostate biopsies

Yesterday morning, a newly published paper was brought to my attention. It reports that use of the Prostate Health Index or phi test in a partially prospective study can and did change urologists’ opinions about whether selected patients really do or don’t need to have a prostateĀ  biopsy. 837 more words