Seeds of Change...Santa Cruz Sentinel 9/13/03 An article about prostate seed implant for treatment of prostate cancer
Laser at Watsonville hospital revolutionizes prostate surgery...Santa Cruz Sentinel 8/2/04 An article about laser prostate surgery for BPH
Treatment Freezes out Prostate Cancer...Santa Cruz Sentinel 7/1/06 An article about prostate cryosurgery for treatment of prostate cancer
Dominican Hospital adds da Vinci to surgical team...Santa Cruz Sentinel 5/11/08 An article about the da Vinci surgical system used for advanced prostate cancer surgery
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