Joel B. Nelson, MD | Authors

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Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Who Is Benefiting?

July 15, 2012

How should oncologists advise patients about the best surgical approach to use to treat their prostate cancer? Quite simply, it is the surgeon, not the approach. The self-fulfilling prophecy about surgery is that the best surgeons tend to do the most surgeries, so an easy metric is volume.