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News from the Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery
Fall 2015

Class for Patients Facilitates Live Kidney Donations

Roughly 25 to 45 percent of people in the program have identified a potential living donor.

Fall 2015

Neuroendocrine Tumors and When to Operate

Most patients diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors are asymptomatic; their tumors are discovered incidentally through CT imaging for something unrelated.

Fall 2015

Managing the Axilla to Prevent Lymphedema

“We’re doing fewer and fewer axillary dissections for breast cancer thanks to the improvements in systemic therapy and radiation,” says Melissa Camp.

Fall 2015

From the Director

A note from Robert Higgins, the new William Stewart Halsted Professor of Surgery and surgeon-in-chief of The Johns Hopkins Hospital.