Prostate Cancer News

The Digital Rectal Exam For Prostate Cancer – Dr. David Samadi Explains Why it May Be Time To Desert It

09/30/2016
According to a recent study by National Center for Biotechnology Information, PSA testing outperforms the digital rectal exam in detecting prostate...

Good Health Habits May Reduce a Man’s Prostate Cancer Risk - Dr David Samadi Explains How

09/20/2016
The risk for prostate cancer & a variety of other medical conditions can be reduced by practicing Dr. Samadi’s five good health habits for men.

Men Should Get a PSA Test Before The Age of 50 - Dr. David Samadi Emphasizes On The Importance

09/09/2016
September is prostate cancer awareness month. All men over the age of 40 should get a single PSA test. This will help in detecting prostate cancer early...

MRI Fusion Biopsy Is Superior To Ultrasound Guided Biopsy - Dr. David Samadi Explains Why

08/30/2016
According to the Journal of Molecular and Clinical Oncology (August 2016), an MRI guided fusion biopsy has a 30-40% better chance of finding...

A Molecule May Help Distinguish Prostate Cancer Treatment Options - Dr. David Samadi Explains How

08/24/2016
Scientists found that differences in the levels of an RNA molecule called PCAT-14A may help differentiate slow-growing tumors from aggressive tumors...

Button TURP vs. Green Light Laser for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - Dr. David Samadi Explains The Differences

08/12/2016
Button TURP and Green Light Laser are less invasive prostate surgeries used to treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), a condition that...

Robotic Prostate Surgery Is Recommended Over Open Surgery – Dr. David Samadi Explores The Lancet Journal Publication

08/05/2016
Dr. David Samadi goes in to detail about the recently published Lancet study to compare the results of open versus robotic prostate surgery...

Metastatic Prostate Cancer Can Be Prevented With Early Diagnosis - Dr. David Samadi

07/29/2016
According to a new study, metastatic prostate cancer had almost doubled in the last decade. Dr. David Samadi explains how the possible spread of cancer...

Genetic Testing For Prostate Cancer - Dr. David Samadi Comments on New Prostate Cancer Foundation Study

07/15/2016
Dr. David Samadi concurs with the recent Prostate Cancer Foundation study & gives his opinion on why genetic testing is recommended...

Why Prostate Cancer Treatment Options Have To Be Personalized - Dr. David Samadi

07/08/2016
In response to statistics about prostate cancer fatalities Dr. David Samadi gives his views on creating a customized treatment plan based on...

Why Baseline PSA Screening Should Begin At Age 40 – Dr. David Samadi

06/28/2016
Prostate Cancer risk factors like family history and ethnicity need to be considered by all men and a baseline PSA screening should begin at the age 40...

Erectile Dysfunction - The Number One Concern In Men Fighting Prostate Cancer - Dr. David Samadi

06/15/2016
A recent survey found men with prostate cancer suffer from apprehension over the underlying prospect of possible erectile dysfunction. Dr. David Samadi...

Healthy Body Weight Reduces Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer - Dr. David Samadi

06/13/2016
New data from a large European study by the University of Oxford shows men with a high body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are at a greater...

Promising New Prostate Cancer Tests On The Horizon - Dr. David Samadi

05/17/2016
According to Dr. David Samadi, "Promising new tests such as the 4Kscore, Prostate Health Index & ConfirmMDx show increased specificity leading to better...

Doctor’s Orders: Sunshine Can Boost Your Bedroom Performance

05/12/2016
Several studies over the years have looked at vitamin D deficiency as a possible clue why some men suffer from ED.

Want More Sex? Eat Less, Study Says

05/11/2016
It sounds simple: Cut back on your calorie intake by 25 percent— and voilà, you’re having more sex. That idea was just one of the takeaways from a study...

African American Men Have The Highest Rate Of Prostate Cancer - Dr. David Samadi

05/10/2016
Dr. Samadi states " A study from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital shows that men of African descent are actually more than twice as likely to die of...

Natural Ways To Improve Prostate Health

05/10/2016
There are a number of alternative and natural ways to promote better prostate health regardless of whether a man is already showing signs or symptoms of...

Enlarged Prostate Treatment: TURP vs. GreenLight Laser

05/10/2016
As men age, they often develop an enlarged prostate. When the prostate becomes enlarged, it is known as a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia...

Radiation May Not Improve Prostate Cancer Survival - Dr. David Samadi

05/03/2016
According to Dr. David Samadi, a new study published online in the American Journal of Clinical Oncology shows that increasing the dose of radiation may...

Can Cholesterol Drugs Kill Prostate Cancer Cells?

04/26/2016
Researchers used a compound developed for the treatment of high cholesterol on prostate cancer cells, and found that the compound was effective in...

Early Life Factors Could Increase Prostate Cancer Risk - Dr. David Samadi

04/20/2016
According to Dr. David Samadi, a new study shows that growth factor hormones are the driving force behind age of puberty and prostate cancer risk...

Increased Ejaculation is Strongly Linked to a Lower Risk for Prostate Cancer - Dr. David Samadi

04/12/2016
A new study, with long term follow up, adds to the evidence that ejaculation frequency, is the key factor in reducing prostate cancer risk.”

Hidden Link Between Prostate Cancer and Testicular Cancer - Dr. David Samadi

04/05/2016
The importance of screening for prostate cancer and testicular cancer may be even more significant now as the American Society of Clinical Oncology...

The Challenges Of Determining The Proper Cancer Treatment

04/04/2016
Following diagnosis, patients are flooded by information and trying to make sense of the different treatment options can make even the most educated...

Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

04/01/2016
After being diagnosed with prostate cancer, the wide variety of treatment options can be confusing for even the most educated of patients. Advice comes...

New Urine Test Could Be More Accurate In Diagnosing Prostate Cancer

03/24/2016
According to Dr. David Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, a new urine test that tracks RNA molecules...

State Of The Art UroNav Fusion Biopsy Prostate Cancer Testing - Dr. David Samadi Prostate Cancer Center

03/24/2016
Dr. Samadi's Prostate Cancer Center is the only center in New York City using the Uronav Fusion Biopsy System for MRI-guided biopsy. The new system fuses...

Doctor’s Orders: Share Your Family’s Medical History

03/22/2016
Families have many things in common like lifestyle, tendencies, diseases and genes. Knowing one’s family history can identify individuals with a...

5 Cancer-Fighting Foods to Put on Your Plate

03/21/2016
So while all fruits and veggies are good for you, there are certain foods that are just better. Here are five of those cancer-fighting foods everyone...

Radiation for Prostate Cancer Linked to Secondary Cancers

03/08/2016
A new review study has found that men with prostate cancer who opt for radiation therapy have a higher risk of developing secondary cancers.

Annual Prostate Check-Ups Are for More Than Just Prostate Cancer

03/01/2016
Lenox Hill robotic prostate surgeon, David Samadi, MD, urges men to get annual prostate checks and maintain prostate health. Most people believe this is...

What You Need To Know About An Elevated PSA

02/23/2016
As men get older, they should be aware of their PSA, whether it is elevated, and what it means for the PSA to be elevated. PSA stands for...

Doctor’s Orders: A New Prostate Cancer Test Could Save Your Life

02/22/2016
The PSA test measures the amount of prostate-specific antigen (a protein produced by the prostate gland) in the blood. However, there has been...

New 10-Minute Saliva Test To Detect Cancer

02/17/2016
The new 10-minute saliva test uses a technique called liquid biopsy. It works by detecting tumor DNA when it is circulating in the body fluids...

‘Hitman’ Showing Plenty of Hart In His Fight Against Prostate Cancer

02/15/2016
You may recognize his name from his younger days as a professional wrestler in the WWE Bret Hart, as he was and still is known, was a five-time WWE World...

Prostate Cancer Death Rates Have Dropped About 50 Percent In The Past 2 Decades, According To New Study

02/11/2016
The study also indicated that cancer death rates dropped by a rate of 1.8% per year in men and 1.4% per year in women. This is mostly due to declines in...

Doctor’s Orders: Drink Three Cups of Green Tea Today

02/08/2016
Health benefits include improved brain function, increased energy, decreased risk of cancer, and a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s...

Could Exercise Improve Prostate Cancer Survival?

02/08/2016
World renowned robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, encourages men to stay active no matter what their age as part of their prostate cancer...

What Your Man Really Needs For Valentine's Day

02/05/2016
Valentine's Day is just around the corner. While it is customary for men to get women gifts for this special day, many women will be trying to figure out...

Are Men with Low Risk Prostate Cancer Being Monitored Closely Enough?

02/04/2016
A recent study from the University of California found that many men who choose 'active surveillance' do not follow up with tests and office visits as they should be.

New study: Diet linked to prostate cancer survival

12/08/2015
According to two new studies, fewer men are having PSA tests today than in 2005. This is something that many doctors, scientists, and public health experts have been pushing for a long time. One questions remains: with fewer PSA tests being do...

With fewer PSA screenings, will more men die of prostate cancer?

11/24/2015
According to two new studies, fewer men are having PSA tests today than in 2005. This is something that many doctors, scientists, and public health experts have been pushing for a long time. One questions remains: with fewer PSA tests being do...

High Tech Prostate Imaging and Biopsy: Dr. David Samadi Now Offering Upgraded version of MRI Fusion Biopsy

11/10/2015
Dr. David Samadi is proud to introduce an upgraded new MR solution for targeted biopsy of the prostate.

Movember: 3 Key 2015 Research Findings for Men's Health

11/03/2015
November is known as "Movember," an awareness month dedicated to raising awareness and education around men's health and common cancers such as testicular cancer and prostate cancer.

El cáncer de próstata es la segunda causa de muerte por cáncer en hombres

10/19/2015
El cáncer de próstata es la segunda causa de muerte por cáncer en hombres en Estados Unidos, después del cáncer de pulmón. Al igual que el cáncer de piel, el de próstata se ha convertido en uno de los tipos de cánceres más comunes &nb...

You’re At High Risk for Prostate Cancer If You Have A Family History

09/22/2015
Family history is the most critical risk factor for prostate cancer. Men are more at risk if they had a father or brother with prostate cancer.

Race Matters When it Comes to Prostate Cancer

09/15/2015
African-American men are more than twice as likely to die of prostate cancer compared to Caucasian men. World renowned robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, encourages them to have a complete family history of prostate cancer as part of t...

An Elevated PSA is Not a Diagnosis for Cancer

09/08/2015
An elevated PSA is not a diagnosis for prostate cancer, nor does it always lead to a biopsy.

Free Consultation for Patients Newly Diagnosed for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

09/01/2015
September marks the beginning of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. World renowned robotic prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, is offering a free phone consultation for patients newly diagnosed with Prostate Cancer.

Are You At Risk? 5 Different Types of Prostate Cancer Found

08/25/2015
New research has revealed that five different types of prostate cancer exist. How will this discovery change the outlook of prostate cancer screening? World renowned robotic prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, evaluates.

Game Changing Genetic Test, Prolaris Score, Now Offered at Dr. Samadi’s Prostate Cancer Center

08/25/2015
Revolutionary genetic test for diagnosing and understanding the staging of Prostate Cancer, Prolaris & Genomic Prostate Score from Myriad Genetics, is now offered at Dr. Samadi’s Prostate Cancer Center in New York City.

New Genetic Test Oncotype DX Now Offered at Dr. Samadi's Prostate Cancer Center

08/18/2015
Revolutionary genetic test, Oncotype DX from Genomic Health, is now offered at Dr. Samadi's Prostate Cancer Center in New York City.

Why Patients Should Choose Lenox Hill Hospital for Robotic Surgery

08/04/2015
Robotic surgery is safe at Lenox Hill Hospital. Led by Chief of Robotic Surgery, Dr. David Samadi, patients should choose Lenox Hill for robotic prostate surgery because an experienced surgeon is performing the entire procedure.

Ιατρικό Ινστιτούτο σαν ξενοδοχείο

07/29/2015
Ρομποτική χειρουργική από τον David Samadi στο Mediterranean Hospital of Cyprus στη Λεμεσό

PCA3 Test Now Offered at Dr. Samadi’s Prostate Cancer Center

07/28/2015
Dr. David Samadi’s Prostate Cancer Center is now offering the PCA3 test for prostate cancer screening.

Πρόεδρος: Η Κύπρος να καταστεί περιφερειακό ιατρικό κέντρο

07/26/2015
Την ελπίδα ότι ο νέος Υπουργός Υγείας θα εργαστεί από τη Δευτέρα «έτσι ώστε να αρχίσει να μπαίνει επιτέλους μια τάξη και εκεί που δεν υπάρχει», στα δημόσια νοσηλευτήρια, διατύπωσε χθες βράδυ ο Πρόεδρος Αναστασιάδης, σε ομιλία του στα εγκαίν...

Robotic surgery tech to help battle prostate cancer

07/23/2015
Da Vinci robotic technology came to Cyprus to use independent limbs controlled by a surgeon to perform minimally invasive surgery.

ΠτΔ: «Πρέπει να μπει τάξη στα δημόσια νοσηλευτήρια»

07/22/2015
Αισιοδοξία η Κύπρος να καταστεί περιφερειακό ιατρικό κέντρο εκφράζει ο ΠτΔ

Homs apuntala las cirugías robóticas

07/04/2015
EXPERTO DE EEUU HA REALIZADO UNAS 6,000 CIRUGÍAS DE ESE TIPO

David Samadi: «La cirugía robótica de próstata aumenta la función sexual del 50 al 80%»

07/03/2015
El pionero en esta técnica afirma que «el riesgo de dañar el esfínter es mínimo»

Dr. David Samadi’s Prostate Cancer Center Offers Biomarker Diagnostic Testing for Prostate Cancer

06/23/2015
World renowned robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, is now offering a full new suite of advanced diagnostic testing for diagnosing prostate cancer.

Dr. Samadi: New Study on Prostate Cancer Is Alarming for Men

06/23/2015
Prostate cancer affects approximately one in seven men, according to the American Cancer Society. But a new study shows that there has been a significant drop in the number of new diagnoses. The author of the study suggests that a controversial ...

Samadi Robotics Foundation Receives Generous Donation to Help Fund and Educate for Prostate Cancer Prevention

06/16/2015
World renowned robotic prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David B. Samadi, was awarded the Peter Latos Prostate Cancer Foundation Award last Thursday at the Foundation’s 2nd Annual Gala where he was honored in recognition of his faithful service ...

Prostate cancer is not just an older man's disease and PSA exams are essential for early detection, even if you're in your 40s

05/06/2015
The average age of diagnosis is about 66, and about six in 10 prostate cancer cases are diagnosed in men age 65 or older, according to the American Cancer Society. It will kill roughly one in 38 men, making it the second leading cause of death...

Eat Well to Be Well: Be proactive in reducing risk of prostate cancer

05/06/2015
Everyone most likely knows of a man in their life who has had prostate cancer. What many people may not know is just how common it is. Other than non-melanoma skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the Unit...

New blood test for prostate cancer improves diagnostic accuracy

08/05/2014
A new blood test for prostate cancer is improving the accuracy of diagnoses and may even reduce the frequency of false positives and unnecessary biopsies...

10-Year Success With Robotic Prostate Surgery

07/28/2014
Robotic prostate removal surgery is a preferred treatment method for men with localized prostate cancer...

New York Students Watch Live Robotic Prostate SMART Surgery

07/15/2014
Robotic prostate surgeon, David B. Samadi, MD and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York hosted the 2014 National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine...

What You Need to Know About Secondary Cancers

06/27/2014
Important new findings about prostate cancer treatment highlight the increased risk of secondary cancers after radiation therapy...

The Prostate Cancer Survivor's Guide

06/17/2014
This month, the American Cancer Society (ACS) delivered the first-of-its-kind detailed survivorship guidelines for post-prostate cancer men...

New Testosterone Warnings: Are They Overblown?

04/09/2014
Testosterone therapy has been hailed as a medicinal fountain of youth for many men over 50, with a growing body of research showing low-T treatments can significantly boost a man's energy, memory, and libido.

Dr. Samadi: Robotic Surgery Helps Young Men With Prostate Cancer

03/21/2014
State-of-the-art robotic surgery is the way to go with younger men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to Dr. David Samadi...

Top Doctor: Robotic Surgery's Bad Rap

03/18/2014
Robotic prostate surgery has been called one of the greatest advances in the war on cancer...

Dominican Republic Names First Robotic Surgery Unit in Recognition of World-Renowned Surgeon

03/12/2014
Dr. David Samadi Attended the Inauguration of the Samadi Robotic Institute at HOMS and Performed the First-Ever Robotic Prostate Surgery in the Dominican Republic

New research suggests surgery may be best for young prostate cancer patients

03/12/2014
New research suggests that young men who undergo early prostate cancer surgery have a better chance of survival than those whose chose a watchful waiting strategy...

Radical Prostatectomy or Watchful Waiting in Early Prostate Cancer

03/10/2014
A 23 year randomized study from New England Journal of Medicine looked at 695 men (mean age of 65) with early prostate cancer who proceed with watchful waiting or radical prostatectomy...

Medina President Inaugurates First Robotic Surgery Unit in the Country

02/25/2014
With the ribbon cutting by President Danilo Medina was formally inaugurated Robotic Surgery Unit of Hospital Metropolitano de Santiago (HOMS).

Genetic Mutations Could Indicate Likelihood of Prostate Cancer

02/24/2014
A new study from the U.K., has given insight into more efficient prostate cancer screening for the future. By looking at a man's genes...

Changes in Cancer Screening Recommendations May Save Money, But Are They Saving Your Health?

02/12/2014
Last month, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force changed its recommendation of when a woman should have a mammogram...

PSA After Prostatectomy

02/03/2014
What does a rising PSA after surgery mean? What can be done to help patients experiencing this?

Radiation for prostate cancer may lead to more complications than surgery: study

01/16/2014
For men with prostate cancer, deciding whether to opt for radiation or surgical removal of the gland can be a daunting prospect, as both carry the risk of unpleasant side-effects such as urinary...

Robotic Surgery Chosen Over Radiation Therapy by The Jewish Voice

01/15/2014
Faced with a prostate cancer diagnosis, patients must weigh treatment options. In this article, The Jewish Voice discusses the benefits of robotic surgery in the treatment of prostate cancer.

דוקטור דיוויד

12/17/2013
נובמבר הוא חודש המודעות לסרטן הערמונית ולבריאות הגבר וד"ר דיוויד סמאדי, שגדל באיראן ורכש את השכלתו הרפואית בארה"ב בתמיכת הקהילה היהודית יוצאת איראן, יודע דבר או שניים על ויכול להתגאות...

SNY’s Custer back after cancer threatened life

12/13/2013
For several minutes, Brian Custer sat in the Manhattan office of Dr. David Kaufman and simply stared out the window. There was a bird perched on the limb of a tree outside and while...

Dr. David Samadi, Chief of Robotic Surgery from Lenox Hill Hospital Makes his Way Back To Israel

12/13/2013
Our very own Dr. David Samadi, Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital returned to Israel last month to follow up on patients he has treated and...

A prominent urological surgeon is coming to Israel again to teach local colleagues

11/18/2013
A prominent urological surgeon who fled from Iran’s Khomeini regime as a teenager made a name for himself by fighting prostate cancer and is coming to Israel again to teach local colleagues.

David B. Samadi, MD Honored by the Kidney and Urology Foundation of America

10/31/2013
David Samadi, MD, chair of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital, recently received the prestigious John Kingsley Lattimer Award from the Kidney & Urology Foundation of America.

Prostate Cancer Now Covered for Ground Zero

09/10/2013
Rescue and recovery men of 9/11 must register now to be assured prostate cancer monitoring and treatment, says robotic prostate surgeon, David B. Samadi, MD

September Second Opinions: Free Prostate Cancer Consults In NYC During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

09/01/2013
Prostate Cancer Expert, David B. Samadi, MD, Offers Free Second Opinions on PSA Test Results During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

Dr. Samadi quoted as an expert in the New York Times on success tips and "Mind Over Bladder"

08/26/2013
Dr. Samadi provides a urologist's perspective on healthy bathroom habits.

Omega-3 Fish Oil: Good for the Heart, Bad for the Prostate

07/12/2013
David B. Samadi, MD discusses fish oil findings linked to prostate cancer risk

Lenox Hill Hospital Welcomes Top Robotic Prostate Surgeon

07/01/2013
Excellence in robotic prostate surgery will soon have a new address as David B. Samadi, MD becomes Chairman of Urology, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and Professor of Urology at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

The Cost of Prostate Cancer

05/03/2013
Radical prostatectomy (RP) and radiotherapy provide comparable health related quality of life (HRQOL) and oncologic outcomes in the treatment of localized prostate cancer...

D'Amico Intermediate Prostate Cancer Risk

05/03/2013
The D'Amico risk stratification schema is a commonly used, validated predictor of prostate cancer outcomes. However, a significant heterogeneity of patients exists within the intermediate risk...

Prostate Cancer and Metabolic Syndrome

05/03/2013
Metabolic syndrome (MS), a constellation of obesity and related risk factors for cardiovascular disease, is an expanding epidemiological concern in the United States...

RALP Decision Regret Study

05/03/2013
Longitudinal follow supports racial disparity in prostate cancer including greater incidence, aggressive tumor behavior and decreased cancer specific mortality in black men...

MD News, Dr. Samadi Prostate Cancer Treatment Special

04/16/2013
Spring is here and in the spirit of renewal we bring you a reinvented Robotic Oncology newsletter.  We hope you'll find our new design a quick and informative way to stay abreast of prostate cancer news...

Robotic Prostate Surgery Concerns

04/10/2013
With a new investigation underway into the safety of the Da Vinci Surgical system many people are nervous about going under the robotic knife.  Dr Samadi, one of the worlds leading robotic prostate surgeons and has performed over 4,5...

Diagnosing Prostate Cancer

03/28/2013
Dr Samadi appears on Fox News to talk about new developments in the diagnosis of prostrate cancer.  Dr Samadi has long been a supporter of the PSA test and new genetic tests hitting the market use new and more specific markers t...

Robotic Oncology Newsletter March 2013

03/22/2013
Spring is here and in the spirit of renewal we bring you a reinvented Robotic Oncology newsletter.  We hope you'll find our new design a quick and informative way to stay abreast of prostate cancer news...

High-Tech Prostate Cancer Treatments: A Cost Analysis

02/21/2013
Dr. David Samadi, robotic prostatectomy surgeon, reports findings from a financial review of prostate cancer treatments at The Mount Sinai Medical Center Staying ahead of the curve often...

Robotic Oncology Newsletter Dec 2012

02/01/2013
It has been an active year for prostate cancer news and research. From the debate surrounding the effectiveness of PSA testing to research showing improved survival rates with robotic...

Protecting Men From Prostate Cancer

01/15/2013
Dr. David Samadi, robotic prostatectomy surgeon, reports findings from a financial review of prostate cancer treatments at The Mount Sinai Medical Center.  Staying ahead of the curve often comes with a price...

BREAKING NEWS: 88% of Dr. Samadi's patients report postoperative satisfaction.

12/05/2012
The majority of patients undergoing RALP (robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy) surgery for localized prostate cancer do not regret their treatment decision, according to findings published in...

BREAKING NEWS BPH The Other Prostate Problem

11/13/2012
Dr. David Samadi, top robotic prostatectomy SMART surgeon, knows a thing or two about prostates. In fact, he's successfully removed more than 4,000 of them from men with prostate cancer. But cancer isn't the only prostate problem out th...

BREAKING PROSTATE CANCER NEWS --- Is The Cost Of Robotic Surgery Justified?

10/11/2012
Robotic prostate surgery is often favored as the next big thing in prostate cancer treatment, but its value is repeatedly called into question. Do the benefits of robotic prostatectomy surgery...

SEX AFTER PROSTATE CANCER - A Candid Look

09/26/2012
When it comes to prostate cancer, a leading concern of patients is post operative sexual performance.  Dr. Samadi, leading robotic prostatectomy surgeon, gives patients...

PROSTATE CANCER NEWS - Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

09/14/2012
It's prostate cancer awareness month, learn the facts about Prostate Cancer recovery and treatment straight from Dr. David Samadi.

PROSTATE CANCER NEWS - The Future of Prostate Cancer Diagnostics

09/04/2012
Internationally recognized Mount Sinai robotic prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, continues to "walk the talk" with his quarterly patient newsletter. The latest issue takes...  

PROSTATE CANCER NEWS - Prostate Surgery Takes a Team

08/30/2012
Dr. Samadi promotes the benefits of a team when it comes to medical expertise.

BREAKING NEWS - Sex After Prostate Surgery

08/20/2012
A patient, a surgeon, and a robot walk into the operating room -- but it's no joke. With prostate cancer as the punch line, preserving erectile function and enjoying sex...

Robotic Oncology Newsletter, August 2012

08/03/2012
From the debate surrounding the effectiveness of PSA testing to research showing improved survival rates with robotic surgery, new information has been made available at a lightning-fast pace.

BREAKING NEWS - PSA Test Save Lives

08/03/2012
The PSA test is back on top this week, thanks to newly published University of Rochester Medical Center research supporting its life-saving benefits to men of all ages.

Shocking New Prostate Study

07/10/2012
Dr. David Samadi, comments on newly released data regarding prostate surgery outcomes. The study from Canada indicates that men who underwent prostate surgery in the past could be at risk for a follow continence procedure.

Dr. Samadi Stresses the Value of PSA Testing for Father's Day

06/17/2012
Dr. David Samadi gives men the gift of knowledge this Father's Day as he provides information about the importance of PSA testing and prostate cancer screening.

Prostate Health Tops List Of Best Father's Day Gifts

06/13/2012
The best gifts for Dad are those that come from the heart. Dr. David Samadi enlists wives and kids in the fight against prostate cancer with simple reminders and prevention tips for Dad...

Should Men Receive PSA Testing to Screen For Prostate Cancer?

06/11/2012
A federal panel has established new guidelines regarding prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for healthy men of all ages. Dr. David Samadi, prostate cancer expert; robotic prostatectomy...

NY magazine's best Urologist list for 2012

06/05/2012
Dr. Samadi is selected as one of the best doctors in 2012 by the New York Best Doctors Magazine.

Dr. Samadi Discusses Controversial New PSA Testing Recommendations

05/30/2012
Dr. Samadi discusses controversial new PSA testing recommendations on WOR 710AM...

World-Renowned Prostate Cancer Expert Supports PSA Screening

05/22/2012
Dr. David Samadi responds to final “no” vote from US Preventative Services Task Force regarding routine PSA testing...

Mount Sinai Prostate Cancer Surgeon Performs 4000th Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

05/16/2012
David B. Samadi, MD, the Vice Chairman, Department of Urology and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, has achieved the milestone of performing...

Dr. Samadi Performs Historical Surgery in Israel

05/14/2012
On December 23, 2010, a 72-year-old Haifa resident suffering from prostate cancer makes medical history twice.

Is There Sex After Prostate Cancer? (Forbes)

03/22/2012
A man who is about to have his cancerous prostate removed is a man focused on one extremely important question. Will he ever be able to have sex again?

Dr. Samadi Speaks about Prostate Cancer at the Harmonie Club (Videos)

03/02/2012
Dr. Samadi took part in an informative lecture about prostate cancer at the Harmonie Club. Click the button below to watch the videos.

The Latest Edition of Robotic Oncology Newsletter is Here!

02/29/2012
We’d like to take a moment to share our hopes and commitments for the New Year with you. As you know, we're a group in constant motion; we're always looking to tackle new challenges and embrace new opportunities.

Tim Boxer At National Jewish Outreach Program

02/17/2012
Shabbat was the theme of the National Jewish Outreach program’s 18th annual dinner Feb. 13 at the Grand Hyatt in New York. Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald, founding director of NJOP, which has sponsored...

National Jewish Outreach Program (NJOP) recognizes Dr. Samadi and Honorable Senator Joseph Lieberman for invaluable contributions

02/10/2012
On Monday evening, February 13, 2012, the National Jewish Outreach program (http://www.njop.org) will hold its Eighteenth Annual Dinner at the Grand Hyatt New York. The dinner will honor...

Southwest prostate cancer foundation’s radio show sponsored by Ashline Arizona Smoker’s Helpline

02/07/2012
Men’s Health Talk Program presents the discussion: Owner of Angeles on Earth Suing In Order to Provide Services to Elderly & Bedridden/Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Dr. David B. Samadi is interviewed and featured in Mann About Town: Living Well in New York.

01/09/2012
And though he may be doing God’s work, Samadi’s talent is primarily driven by his personality. “I have to be the best at everything I do.”

Prostate Cancer Expert Dr. David Samadi Performs Life-Saving Robotic Prostate Surgeries in Netherlands

10/28/2011
Prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, continues his dedication to improving medical care worldwide and increasing accessibility of medical technology by traveling to the...

U.S. Panel Says No to Prostate Screening for Healthy Men. The study implies that ignorance about one’s cancer status might be the best course to avoid the...

10/07/2011
The New York Times published an article announcing the results of the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) regarding prostate cancer screenings.

September is a Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Samadi at the Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Department of Urology continues to innovate and expand tr...

09/19/2011
The Mount Sinai Medical Center has been named one of New York State’s safest hospitals for 2011, as reported in an annual study by the nonprofit Niagara Health Quality Coalition (NHQC)

Dr. David Samadi uses Prostate Cancer Awareness Month to share reminders about early screening and treatment options.

09/07/2011
Dr. Samadi stresses the importance of a PSA level baseline test at age 40, with annual follow-ups at age 45.

Doctors misuse scans in prostate cancer

08/26/2011
Too many men with low- or medium-risk prostate cancer get CTs and bone scans that aren't recommended for them...

Dr. David Samadi helps the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine kick off their inaugural program year in New York City

08/03/2011
Dr. David Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, welcomed 130 academically...

Radio Host Curtis Sliwa Shares His Experience With Prostate Cancer and His Decision to Have a Robotic Prostatectomy Performed by Dr. Samadi

06/27/2011
On Thursday April 21st, local NY newspapers reported that Curtis Sliwa, well-known radio personality, was set to undergo surgery for prostate cancer.

Dr. Samadi Recognized as One of New York's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly

06/17/2011
Castle Connolly, publisher of the Top Doctors: New York Metro Area and America's Top Doctors series of books has recognized Dr. Samadi as one of New York's best doctors.

Dr. David Samadi brings his high-tech "SMART Surgery" technique to Rambam Hospital in Israel

05/30/2011
The second annual Rambam Summit, "Where Medicine, Technology and Humanity Intertwine," featured a robotic prostate operation, done by Dr. David Samadi.

State of the Art Prostate Cancer Treatment Brought to Israel

12/28/2010
Dr. David Samadi, has recently performed the very first SMART surgery at Rambam Hospital in Haifa, Israel.

David B. Samadi is featured in Wikipedia - Free Encyclopedia

04/25/2008
Dr. David B. Samadi is the first surgeon in the U.S. to have successfully performed a repeat robotic surgery procedure on the prostate.

Prostate Cancer Treatment Expert, David B. Samadi, MD, Announces Trifecta Breakthrough

03/28/2008
Dr. David B. Samadi, MD is in a unique position to hit a bulls-eye on behalf of his prostate cancer patients.

David B. Samadi, M.D., Named Chief Of The Division Of Robotics And Minimally Invasive Surgery In The Department Of Urology At Mount Sinai

04/18/2007
David B. Samadi, MD has been named Chief of the Division of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Urology at Mount Sinai.

Da Vinci robot improves prostate cancer surgery

A prominent urological surgeon who fled from Iran’s Khomeini regime as a teenager made a name for himself by fighting prostate cancer and is coming to Israel again to teach local colleagues.

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S. Davis, USA

Dr. Samadi’s team from check-in to check-out was superlative.  And Dr. Samadi’s record of personally conducted robotic procedures and success rates are beyond compare.

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