Hoag Unveils New Surgical Robot

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Hoag Family Cancer Institute introduced a new surgical robot to community members last month, which is used during minimally invasive procedures.

The daVinci robot was unveiled at an event in September, to coincide with Prostate Awareness Month. According to hospital officials, the daVinci robot is used for a variety of minimally invasive surgical procedures including urologic cancer, lung cancer, heart valve repair and general surgery.

The daVinci robot, according to hospital officials, is known for offering better outcomes to qualified patients.