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2012-05-23 21:29:30

In one of the most comprehensive analyses to date of the cost of robotic-assisted, laparoscopic surgery for prostate cancer, researchers at UPMC found that this now-dominant surgical approach is significantly more costly than standard open surgery, despite little scientific evidence of long-term improved patient outcomes.

2012-01-30 06:07:32

A new study suggests that Preoperative MRI may help surgeons make better decisions about procedures that may cause nerve damage in men with prostate cancer.

2012-01-24 11:37:56

Preoperative MRI helps surgeons make more informed decisions about nerve-sparing procedures in men with prostate cancer.

2011-08-08 12:23:15

Nearly half of men undergoing surgery for prostate cancer expect better recovery from the side effects of the surgery than they actually attain one year after the operation.

2011-05-09 15:09:00

NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robotic prostatectomy and prostate cancer treatment expert Dr.

2011-01-12 14:09:34

For men with incontinence for at least one year following radical prostatectomy, participation in a behavioral training program that included pelvic floor muscle training, bladder control strategies and fluid management, resulted in a significant reduction in the number of incontinence episodes.

2010-05-18 14:25:14

Loyola physicians report findings that will guide care for women.

2009-09-03 13:14:59

Periurethral suspension technique results in greater continence rates after radical prostatectomy.

2009-05-11 11:15:28

For men younger than 50 with prostate cancer, undergoing a radical prostatectomy can greatly increase their chances for long-term survival, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital.

2005-10-18 15:54:16

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some surgeons are reluctant to perform surgery to remove the prostate (radical prostatectomy) on older men with prostate cancer, fearing that with advanced age the benefits of the procedure are outweighed by the risks.


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