New technology coming to Cairns for prostate cancer sufferers


Cairns is very lucky to be the first regional centre in the country that will have access to a new surgical robot to help sufferers of prostate cancer. The da Vinci Xi Surgical Robot System means patients can enjoy shorter stays in hospital, less pain and a lower risk of infection.

I spoke with urologist, Dr Stefan Antoniou who explained that patients Cairns at both the Cairns Hinterland Hospital and Health Service and Cairns Private Hospital will be able to access that state-of-the-art technology.

Click here to listen to my full interview with Dr Antoniou: