Search Results: robotic-surgery

  • Prostate cancer

    Prof. Dr. Cemil Uygur, Director of Urooncology Center, Anadolu Medical Center

    Out of 100 newly diagnosed cancer in men, 15 are prostate cancer.  Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and the third most common cancer-related death after lung and colorectal cancer. One of every 39 men dies from prostate cancer.

    Men over 50 years of age; have frequent urination, decreased urine flow, erectile dysfunction, blood in urine or semen are at risk of prostate cancer.

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  • Robotic-assisted surgery for cancer treatment

    Surgery is an efficient treatment method, however, any surgical intervention (even the smallest of incisions) causes new damages to the body. Minimally invasive surgery aims to minimize those damages. Development of advanced technology and the use of robots in medicine constitute a turning point in surgery. Robotic-assisted surgery is a new step in minimally invasive surgery that provides significant advantages both to patients and surgeons.

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