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New bladder cancer surgery technique carries fewer risks

A new procedure has been developed in the UK to treat bladder cancer. Laparoscopic surgery is used rather than open surgery. The new technique reduces the risk of infection, has a shorter recovery time and sexual function is not damaged.

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About: New bladder cancer surgery technique carries fewer risks

Date: 18 September 2004

Source: BBC - UK

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/bristol/somerset/3666910.stm

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