Cancer Surgery Surprise

This undated microscope image provided by the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center in October 2018 shows squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix, the most common form of cervical cancer. New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the “less is more” approach to treating cervical cancer. Results were published online Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 by the New England Journal of Medicine. (NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center)