Robotic Oncology Center
 
 
 
 

Index of Features

Shannon Dargenzio with large dog

Her next-best friend is a robot

Shannon Dargenzio doesn't have the tell-tale neck scar of most thyroid cancer patients thanks to UC Irvine otolaryngologist Dr. Jason Kim, who was able to remove part of the gland through minimally invasive robotic surgery.

Dr. Thomas E. Ahlering with surgical robot

Robots redefine cancer surgery

UC Irvine Medical Center’s new Robotic Oncology Center offers minimally invasive treatments for prostate, gynecological and gastrointestinal cancers as well as numerous other conditions.

doctor operating surgical robot

Advancing robotic surgery through research, treatment and training

Robotic Oncology Center: Advancing robotic surgery through research, treatment and training programs.

Billy Pine swimming

Still swimming strong

Orange County retiree Billy Pine has defeated prostate and colon cancer with the help of a team of UC Irvine nurses and physicians.