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Robots tackle prostate cancer surgery in Australian trial

A new trial in Australia is exploring how robots can improve the outcomes of prostate cancer surgery. On Friday, a new study was published in the academic journal Lancet which outlined a research proj... read more

Equivalent outcomes for robot-assisted and open radical prostatectomy

“Robot ... trial, differences in outcomes from the different operative approaches were probably less important than differences in outcomes from different surgeons,” said Sharma and Karnes. They concl... read more

Robotic, open surgery on prostate cancer have similar results after 3 months: Australian study

SYDNEY, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Australian doctors behind the first trial of the robotic versus non-robotic surgery for prostate cancer have found that both methods produce similar results at three months ... read more

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Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer May Offer No Benefits Over Regular Surgery

Robotic prostate surgery may be no more beneficial than a conventional operation, a randomized trial has found. In robotic surgery ... researchers randomly assigned 163 men with localized prostate can... read more

First trial of robotic vs. non-robotic surgery for prostate cancer finds both achieve similar outcome at 3 months

The first randomised controlled trial to directly compare robotic surgery with open surgery for patients with localised prostate cancer finds that robotic ... Centre for Clinical Research, Brisbane, A... read more

Prostate surgery under the microscope

Australian researchers are investigating whether surgical robots used in a quarter of prostate cancer operations deliver better ... is heading a world-first randomised control trial comparing robotic ... read more

Prostate cancer testing: has the bubble burst?

Clearly, there is understandably immense concern about prostate cancer. In 2014, 3,102 Australian men died from the disease ... 300 million to just build a proton beam facility), or in robotic surgery ... read more

Unreported robot surgery injuries open new questions for FDA

“If I had known there were other people who had injuries, I would never have done this surgery,” said ... for head- and-neck and prostate cancer. Still, few robotic operations have been studied in lar... read more

Q&A: Declan Murphy

In 2004, surgeon Declan Murphy was not convinced that using a robot to remove a cancer-riddled prostate was a significant improvement on keyhole, or laparoscopic, surgery ... Australia, but a report i... read more

PSA screening is a public health disaster, says cancer doc

Much of the discussion around health care reform, whether in Australia or the US, seems to be based upon an assumption that more medicine is better. Prostate cancer screening ... much-hyped and very e... read more

Remote-control surgery grows, despite inconclusive evidence

"Can I tackle-hug you ... has sort of suggested that (with robot-assisted surgery) everything is better: better potency, better continence," said Dr. William Catalona, director of the clinical prostat... read more

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