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NY1, October 10, 2011

The controversial new recommendation against PSA screenings from a Department of Health task force has doctors speaking out. PSA testing has decreased prostate cancer mortality rates over the past 10-15 years, according to Dr. David Samadi, New York prostate cancer specialist at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. A colleague at nearby St. Luke’s-Roosevelt concurs – though the test is not perfect it is the best line of defense against prostate cancer.

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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 in order to avoid the anxieties related to a cancer diagnoses, but one cannot forget that 30,000 men die every year from the disease; it is not a benign disease that can just be ignored.

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T. C., Italy

 Posso dire che è stata una storia a lieto fine. Grazie di nuovo Dottor Samadi per aver dato luce alla mia vita.

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Moshe T., Israel

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J. K., New York, USA

In March of 2006 I had robotic prostate surgery and was released from the hospital in 24 hours and had the catheter removed in 5 days. My PSA values have been below the detectable range for the entire year. At your hands it is the most painless and least invasive operation that a man can ever have.

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Joseph P., USA

Your fame as the Leonardo of the Da Vinci robotic prostate surgery is well known. It is also documented by the many testimonials of your patients. I would like to add my own experience to show how masterfully you also apply your unique skills and methodology to the most demanding surgery of this type removal of the bladder...

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