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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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Alan H., New Jersey, USA

Words are not enough to express my heartfelt thanks to you and your staff for the successful outcome of my surgery. The compassion and care shown to me and my family by everyone made the journey through this most trying time much easier.

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J. Newman

I am pleased and proud to add my comments to the patients list of success stories. I had been affected by BPH (growing prostate) for 10 years.

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