The marketing of RALP: 2002 to 2010

Many readers may be interested in an article by Gina Kolata in Saturday’s New York Times on the rapid uptake of robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) for the first-line treatment prostate cancer.

The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink is of the opinion that the type of gizmo used to carry out a radical prostatectomy is way less important than the skill and experience of the surgeon performing the procedure (whether he uses a robot or not).

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