Prostate Cancer News

New blood test for prostate cancer improves diagnostic accuracy

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

Robotic prostate removal surgery is a preferred treatment method for men with localized prostate cancer...

New York Students Watch Live Robotic Prostate SMART Surgery

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

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

The Prostate Cancer Survivor's Guide

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

PSA After Prostatectomy

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

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

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.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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"

Dr. Samadi provides a urologist's perspective on healthy bathroom habits.

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

David B. Samadi, MD discusses fish oil findings linked to prostate cancer risk

Lenox Hill Hospital Welcomes Top Robotic Prostate Surgeon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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?

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...


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

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

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

Dr. Samadi promotes the benefits of a team when it comes to medical expertise.

BREAKING NEWS - Sex After Prostate Surgery

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

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.


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

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

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

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?

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

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

Dr. Samadi discusses controversial new PSA testing recommendations on WOR 710AM...

World-Renowned Prostate Cancer Expert Supports PSA Screening

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

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

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)

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)

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!

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

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

On Monday evening, February 13, 2012, the National Jewish Outreach program ( 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

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.

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

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...

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...

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Shlomo P. - Israel

My story starts on August 2010 when results from a PSA test showed a disturbing signal-6.3 A biopsy held in the beginning of October 2010 showed a more disturbing signal-Gleason 4+3.

Mr. Smith, USA

ODE TO DR. DAVID SAMADI *Dr. Samadi :  How can I find the words  to thank you for saving my life?   There are no words! *Dr. Samadi:  How can I thank you for your masterful...

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I learned a long time ago that when you need make a decision on a surgeon, do your homework. Ask questions. A knowledge understanding of your condition, accompanied with researching your doctor, will inevitably lead you to the office...

Mario J., USA

Several weeks ago I found myself not waking from a nightmare but waking into one. This was after being diagnosed with cancer. My life was spiraling out of control and reaching the epitome of despair. In a true sense of the word, I was experiencing an existential crisis. At moments I even questioned whether my life was worth going forward.