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Robotic Technology Gives Surgeon the Edge in Prostate Removal

June 25, 2008

This means patients get back to work – or their golf game – as fast as possible after surgery.

Cancer Free

Nearly a month after his surgery, Mr. Kung is cancer free and he’s in very good spirits. "I have a good prognosis and I’m very happy," he says. "Dr. Saleh monitors my progress once a week and I’m taking everything one step at a time."

Get the facts

"It is important for patients to understand their options before undergoing a major surgery," according to Dr. Araj. "If you are a candidate, it is always advisable to see how minimally invasive surgery could make the difference in your particular case."

To learn more about the procedures performed at Washington’s Institute for Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, visit, click on "Services & Programs" and select "Institute for Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery" from the drop-down menu.

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