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The surgeons at Santis frequently publish internationally-acclaimed research on prostate cancer in the major academic publications, informing debate and surgical practice worldwide. You can read a selection of their papers here.

Prasanna Sooriakumaran (PS), 2014

This is the best observational study on tens of thousands of men with prostate cancer who were treated by either radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy. It shows that those that underwent surgery had better survival outcomes than those who had radiotherapy. This study has had a considerable impact on the management of prostate cancer worldwide.

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Prasanna Sooriakumaran (PS), 2012

This paper compared over 400,000 men who had open, laparoscopic, or robotic surgery for prostate cancer. It showed that robotic prostatectomy has fewer complications and better margin rates in general than the other techniques. PS performed this research with his mentors in New York and Stockholm, whom he still maintains close relationships with.

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Prasanna Sooriakumaran (PS), 2012

This study examined recurrence rates after robotic prostatectomy. It showed that this surgery has excellent survival outcomes for patients, and that the number of cases an individual surgeon performs correlates perfectly with how well his patients do. Hence, it is important for patients to go to high volume robotic surgeons.

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Prasanna Sooriakumaran (PS), 2012

This research shows that patients who have radical prostatectomy upfront do better in general than those who undergo surgery after a period of active surveillance, due to the scarring caused by lots of prostate biopsies. Hence, many men may be better off with surgery than surveillance when they are initially diagnosed.

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Prostate Cancer Information Centre

The Prostate Cancer Information Centre is an online resource created by experts to help you understand prostate cancer better, with articles, videos and advice published several times a week.

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