Robotic Surgery for Complex Prostate Cancer
April 10, 2017•10 min
Cancer of the prostate gland is a serious health risk for men. In fact, nearly 240,000 American men yearly will be diagnosed with it. The good news is that prostate cancer is survivable, especially if it is detected early, before it can spread.City of Hope is a leader in the use of robotic-assisted prostatectomy to treat prostate cancer; our experienced team have performed thousands of robotic prostatectomies since the program's start in 2003, more than any other medical center in the Western U.S. and second in the nation.In this segment, Dr. Bertram Yuh, associate clinical professor in Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, at City of Hope, discusses the latest advances in Robotic Surgery for Complex Prostate Cancer.