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Study finds patient navigators improve comprehensive cancer screening rates

A clinical trial conducted by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has found that the use of patient navigators - individuals who assist patients in receiving health care services - may improve comprehensive cancer screening rates among patient populations not likely to receive recommended screenings. Show More Summary

New procedure allows long-term culturing of adult stem cells

A new procedure developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) may revolutionize the culturing of adult stem cells. In their report that has been published online prior to its appearance in the August 6 issue of Cell Stem Cell, the...Show More Summary

Innovators and Leaders in the Field of Radiation Oncology Honored with ASTRO Gold Medal Awards

Three leaders in radiation oncology, including clinicians and researchers from Duke University, Massachusetts General Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, have been named recipients of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Gold Medal, the highest honor bestowed upon members of the world's largest radiation oncology society.

Nanoprobe enables measurement of protein dynamics in living cells

A team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Rowland Institute at Harvard University have used a specialized nanoprobe developed by the Harvard/Rowland investigators to directly measure levels of key proteins within living, cultured cells. Show More Summary

Potential new therapy could reduce dangerous post-heart-attack inflammation

A new study led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has identified a mechanism behind the surge in cardiovascular inflammation that takes place after a heart attack. Working with collaborators from the Massachusetts...Show More Summary

Study reveals how interaction between neural networks changes during working memory

How does the cross-talk between brain networks change when working memory - the mental assembly of information needed to carry out a particular task -- is engaged? Investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found that...Show More Summary

Man Who Got the Country’s First Penis Transplant Left the Hospital

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Penile-cancer survivor Thomas Manning received the country's first penis transplant in a 15-hour surgery on May 8 and 9, and, yesterday, he was released from Massachusetts General Hospital with no signs of organ rejection. The 64-year-old had much of his penis amputated in 2012 after doctors discovered an aggressive cancer. Surgeons ... More »

Human amyloid-beta acts as natural antibiotic in the brains of animal models

A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators provides additional evidence that amyloid-beta protein - which is deposited in the form of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease - is a normal part of the innate immune system, the body's first-line defense against infection. Show More Summary

Doctors Perform First Successful Penis Transplant In US

last monthHumor / odd : Geekologie

"And it's as big as my thumb." 64-year old Thomas Manning lost his penis to cancer because cancer is a piece of shit and will literally take your penis. And now surgeons at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have given Thomas...Show More Summary

Massachusetts Man Has First Successful U.S. Penis Transplant

last monthNews : Huffington Post

BOSTON, May 16 (Reuters) - A 64-year-old man became the first in the United States to undergo a successful penis transplant in a procedure at Massachusetts General Hospital earlier this month, his doctors said on Monday. Thomas Manning...Show More Summary

This Man Just Received the First Penis Transplant in the US

last monthHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo: Massachusetts General Hospital) Thomas Manning has every reason to smile. He didn't have a lot of hope after losing his penis to cancer. But after a 15-hour operation on May 8 and 9 in Boston, he now has a donor penis transplanted. Show More Summary

First Penis Transplant Performed In United States

In a Facebook post, the Massachusetts General Hospital announced the nation’s first genitourinary reconstructive (penile) transplant in the United States. “Massachusetts General Hospital is making history today,” the post reads, “with...Show More Summary

First Penis Transplant Performed in U.S. on Cancer Patient

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

Things are looking up in life for a patient in Boston, thanks to a dead man’s penis. A team of surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital announced Monday that they successfully completed the first penis transplant to take place in the...Show More Summary

Doctors perform first penis transplant in U.S.

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Thomas Manning, 64, is recovering after receiving the first penis transplant in the United States. Manning had his penis amputated in 2012 due to penile cancer. It took 15 hours for surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital to complete...Show More Summary

First Penile Transplant in the US Performed at Mass. General Hospital

A team of surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), led by Curtis L. Cetrulo, Jr., MD, and Dicken S.C. Ko, MD, announced today that they have performed the nation's first genitourinary reconstructive (penile) transplant. TheShow More Summary

Everything We Know About the Country’s First Penis Transplant

last monthLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Doctors at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital announced that they recently performed the first penis transplant in the United States. The experimental procedure is intended to help veterans who've sustained pelvic injuries in combat in addition to cancer patients and accident victims.The New York Times interviewed the recipient, Thomas Manning, from the ... More »

Doctors have performed the first penis transplant in the US. We're #1 again!

last monthHumor / odd : Happy Place

According to CNN, Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital have completed the first penis transplant in the United States, a country really bad at being second at anything. The first ever penis transplant happened in South Africa in 2014, but the America's penis transplant was bigger! (There is no proof to that statement). Show More Summary

8 Facts About How Penis Transplants Work

last monthHealth : Healthland

Massachusetts General Hospital has performed the first penis transplant in the U.S.

Penis Transplant News Conference

After announcing the first successful penis transplant operation in the United States, officials at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston discussed the patient, Thomas Manning, and the surgery with the news media.

Doctors Perform First-Ever Penis Transplant in United States

On May 8 and 9, doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital operated on Thomas Manning, a 64-year-old bank courier, for 15 hours. The result was the first penis transplant ever performed in the United States. Read more...

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