The surgeons at Santis have been featured in The Times, The Daily Mail and the BBC amongst many others, and continue to be approached regularly for their opinion and expertise in the field of robotic radical prostatectomy. We’ve collected some of their recent media appearances here.
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“There is no question among experts that screening for prostate cancer using PSA saves lives”Published 4 Apr 2019
Professor Christopher Eden’s published letter to The Telegraph’s Editor about how prostate cancer screening using PSA saves lives, and is supported by strong scientific evidence.Read more
“Prostate cancer causes too many deaths but we can stop the threat early”Published 1 Mar 2019
To mark the beginning of prostate cancer awareness month, robotic surgery expert Prasanna Sooriakumaran writes in the Evening Standard about the importance of prompt screening for prostate cancer, and urges men who are particularly at risk (such as black men in their 50s) to get tested.Read more
“Dr. Prasanna Sooriakumaran named as one of London’s most influential people”Published 11 Oct 2018
Described as a “pioneering robotic surgeon investigating new techniques to spare men with prostate cancer the potentially debilitating effects of surgery”, Prasanna Sooriakumaran, one of our consultants, was named in the Progress 1000 list of London’s most influential people.Read more
“Prostate cancer saliva test trial to alert men with high genetic risk”Published 11 Jun 2018
PS comments on a new trial that could identify the men most at risk of prostate cancer by testing their saliva.Read more
“The good doctors guide: Meet the best urologists in Britain”Published 5 Jun 2018
We are delighted that all three Santis surgeons have been included in the Daily Mail’s guide to Britain’s best prostate cancer surgeons, in recognition of their vast experience and constant innovation in the field of robotic radical prostatectomy. This makes Santis the only clinic in the UK where each and every surgeon is featured in the guide.Read more
“Robots used in new prostate cancer surgeries could encourage more young men to go under the knife, top surgeon says”Published 26 Apr 2018
PS discusses how Retzius-sparing robotic radical prostatectomy is “revolutionising the outcomes for patients” with a 9x improvement in continence rates one week after surgery.Read more
“BBC Radio 4 – Professor Eden discusses PSA testing”Published 7 Mar 2018
Professor Christopher Eden is invited as a guest expert to BBC Radio 4’s PM with Eddie Mair, and explains with evidence why PSA testing for prostate cancer in men aged 40 and above is so important.
“Is the rise of the robosurgeon a revolution or rip-off?”Published 2 Jan 2018
Professor Christopher Eden offers his comments on the Retzius-sparing technique for robotic radical prostatectomy in the Daily Mail: “This is a new operation, and is where I believe that the future of robotics in prostate surgery properly lies, rather than in inexperienced surgeons using the hype of robots to attract patients.”Read more
“TRoMbone prostate cancer trial”Published 20 Dec 2017
P Soori is interviewed about the new TRoMbone prostate cancer trial he is pioneering in London, which is investigating new treatment for men with prostate cancer that has grown beyond the prostate itself.
“Robots give surgeons a new approach to prostate cancer”Published 18 Dec 2017
Professor Christopher Eden discusses the advent of Retzius-sparing robotic radical prostatectomy and how it is transforming continence rates in his patients.Read more
“Prostate cancer patients to be offered life-saving operations on NHS for the first time”Published 11 Dec 2017
P Soori is interviewed by the Evening Standard about his trial involving all three Santis surgeons that hopes to offer much improved outcomes for men with metastatic prostate cancer.Read more
“Revealed: how robots have saved lives of 500 men in London battling deadly prostate cancer”Published 24 Nov 2017
Santis surgeon P Soori talks about the benefits of using the da Vinci robot, which has enabled him to perform more than 150 radical prostatectomies a year.Read more
“New surgery for prostate cancer can cut the chance of incontinence: Operation that approaches the gland from a different angle reduces the risk”Published 14 Nov 2017
Professor Eden shares the story of Mr. Steve Gregory and his successful Retzius-sparing robotic radical prostatectomy.Read more