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Prostate Cancer Treatment Success Story - An Unusual Promise

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Robotic prostatectomy expert, Dr. David Samadi, strikes an unusual deal with 1984 U.S. Olympic silver medalist, Steve Benjamin.

Two years ago, Benjamin was diagnosed with prostate cancer. As a patient of Dr. Samadi's, he gave the doctor a chance to become a competitive sailor - in exchange for a cure. "He wants to win, I have to win for my patients - that's their cure and their quality of life," said Dr. Samadi.

Both with a common goal, today, Benjamin has a zero PSA level and Dr. Samadi learned to sail. Dr. Samadi is Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center

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Testimonials
Yossi, Israel

I chose to undergo the operation with a specialist in the U.S., who has an extensive experience in robotic surgeries: Dr. David Smadi. The surgery was relatively simple: i didn't suffer any pain, lost a small amount of blood and had the catheter only for seven days. I got back to full functioning very soon afterwards.

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V. S., Spain

My story is surely the same as hundreds of patients that have gone before me, and hundreds more than will come after me. I feel, however, an uncontrollable desire to tell this story, hoping it helps someone who is in the same situation that I was and that they find it inspirational enough to make a decision that will help them feel reborn...

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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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Robert H., USA

You and you staff did a marvelous job. We are deeply grateful to you and your caring, dedicated staff as well to Mt. Sinai and its friendly, compassionate people. Thank you for everything.

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