Published in Cancer Weekly, September 10th, 2002
Matthew S. Tobin, MD, urologist, and Andrew I. Elkwood, MD, plastic and reconstructive microsurgeon, both affiliated with Jersey Shore Medical Center, perform the procedure called radical retropubic prostatectomy with sural nerve graft, which removes the cancerous area as well as reestablishes the nerves severed by the surgery, allowing the body to function normally without any of the traditional side effects.
Radical prostatectomy involves surgically...
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