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Long-term study: Robot-assisted prostate surgery is safe

In the first study of its kind, urologists and biostatisticians at Henry Ford Hospital have found that robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is safe over the long term, with a major complication rate ...

Mar 23, 2011
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Acceptable consequences of screening for prostate cancer

In July 2010, a research team led by Jonas Hugosson, professor in urology at the Sahlgrenska Academy, presented the results of a large randomised study of screening for prostate cancer in Gothenburg, with a 14-year follow ...

Jan 11, 2011
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Prostate cancer clinical stage does not predict recurrence

A new study challenges the current staging system that determines the extent or severity of prostate cancer that has not metastasized. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Societ ...

Nov 22, 2010
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McSleepy meets DaVinci

In a world first, a completely robotic surgery and anesthesia has been performed at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). The DaVinci surgical robot, which lets surgeons work from remote locations, was ...

Oct 19, 2010
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