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Robotic surgery is improving outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in the United States according to the American Cancer Society. At Greenville Health System, robot-assisted surgery is changing the way doctors treat pancreatic cancer.
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Treatment options for stress incontinence

Many people suffer from urinary incontinence, which is uncontrolled leakage of urine. Some people are too embarrassed to tell their health care provider that they are bothered with this problem.
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Colorectal cancer screenings now recommended at earlier age

Every 10 minutes, a person dies from colorectal cancer. With the recent change in recommendations from the American Cancer Society to begin screening for colorectal cancer at the age of 45 instead of 50, we could see a positive change in this number.
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GHS surgeon selected as director-elect of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Scott E. Porter, MD, MBA, FACS, an orthopaedic oncologist at Greenville Health System, has been elected as director-elect of the nation’s leading standard-setter for orthopaedic surgeons, the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).
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