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Healthy Living: Robotic Surgery

Traditional surgery for pancreatic cancer requires a lengthy, open procedure and lots of recovery time.

Now, advancements in robotics are making it possible for doctors to operate in this delicate area near the bile ducts and major blood vessels, in a minimally invasive way.

We explain in Healthy Living.

Because it requires specialized training and is considered to be a complicated procedure, the robotic surgery for pancreatic cancer is only performed at a handful of major U.S. medical centers.