Southwest Florida Roundup
Sarasota Memorial Hospital uses robot to find lung cancer nodules
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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