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Study Shows Robotic Prostate Removal No Safer Than Conventional Surgery

Prostate cancer is among the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer among American men. Depending on a patient’s specific condition and how far the cancer has progressed, the course of treatment of may involve the removal of the prostate, a procedure known as a prostatectomy. Over the past decade, robotic prostatectomies have become the primary way in which the procedure is performed. While many surgeons and hospitals advertise robotic prostatectomy as being safer and less invasive than traditional ...

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