Urologic cancers include cancers of the bladder, kidney, prostate and testicles, all of which are relatively common. Cancer can develop in any organ of the urinary system and the male reproductive system. As with other forms of cancer, the earlier urological cancer is detected, the greater the chance of successful treatment.
The goal of surgery in treating cancer is to remove the patient's cancer as completely as possible in a way that preserves functions and allows a return to normal daily activities. Not only is robotic cancer surgery less invasive, a new studies indicate that it offers better outcomes and fewer complications. The most important factor in the success of minimally invasive or robotic surgery is the surgeon's experience and skill.