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May 19, 2019

Southwest Florida Roundup

Sarasota Memorial Hospital uses robot to find lung cancer nodules

Art Levy | 4/26/2019

Among the challenges in diagnosing and treating lung cancer is the difficulty of detecting malignant nodules in hard-to-reach areas within the lung. Doctors at Sarasota Memorial Hospital have begun using a robot that they hope will make it easier to find those cancerous areas. Plus news from around Southwest Florida: Michèle Alexandre, a civil rights scholar, has been named dean of Stetson University’s college of law; Belleair Bluffs-based Seminole Financial Services has named Chris Diaz and Tim Fetter co-CEOs; The Laser Spine Institute, a Tampa-based chain of clinics with locations in Florida, Ohio, Arizona and Missouri, has shut down.

This story also features expert opinions, business briefs and people in the news: Sarasota Memorial Hospital; Auris Health; Michèle Alexandre; Katz Capital; Mike Nursey; Seminole Financial Services; Chris Diaz; Tim Fetter; Robert J. Banks; Ed Hunzeker; Laser Spine Institute; TouchPoint Medical; Stone Lofts; Wendie Vestfall; Mark Clayton Hollis III

 

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