Rapid rise of robotic surgery in treating cancer, Stitzenberg quoted

Karyn Stitzenberg, MD, MPH, is quoted in an article titled "Tracking the Rise of Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer" published in the August 9, 2011 issue of the NCI Cancer Bulletin.

The article discusses the increased use of robotic surgery to treat prostate cancer and what the rise in the use of robotics may mean "for patients and the health care system."

Stitzenberg is an assistant professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is also a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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