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Dr. Canes is a board-certified fellowship trained Urologist who specializes in cancers of the prostate, kidney, and bladder. He also repairs complex urinary tract injuries and blockages. He is among the most experienced robotic surgeons in the Greater Boston area, having trained other surgeons in the technique both regionally and internationally. He is the Medical Director of Lahey’s New Hampshire satellite clinic at Parkland Medical Center where he also serves as the Director of Robotic Surgery. Recognized among Boston Magazine's Top Doctors since 2016, Dr. Canes is passionate about patient education. He is a father of five boys, and enjoys skiing and playing blues guitar.

Education

  • MD: Cornell University (Weill Cornell Medical College)

  • Internship: Lahey Clinic

  • Residency: Lahey Clinic

  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic

  • BA: Yale University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology

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David Canes, MD

10 months ago

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Ureteral Cancer – Symptoms

As far as symptoms go, there’s two main categories of symptoms that typically occur if a patient has cancer of the ureter. The first is that the cancer at some point, for no reason, starts...

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David Canes, MD

10 months ago

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Ureteral Cancer – Statistics

Cancer of the ureter is a fairly rare cancer. Only 2 to 3 patients out of every 100,000 develop ureteral cancer. Accounting for less than 4,000 cases in the United States every year. This is...

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David Canes, MD

10 months ago

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Ureteral Cancer – Overview

Today, we’re going to talk about cancer of the ureter. Generally speaking, cancer is when cells grow out of control. So if a cell in the lining of the urinary tract between the kidney and...

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David Canes, MD

10 months ago

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Ureteral Cancer – Diagnosis

Cancers of the ureter can be diagnosed in a number of ways. If the growth in the ureter or upper urinary tract is big enough, it may be detectable on a CAT scan. But more...

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David Canes, MD

10 months ago

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Ureteral Cancer – Causes and Risk Factors

The most common known causes for cancer of the ureter are environmental. And it stands to reason because the urine is constantly in contact with the lining of the upper urinary tract. So any toxin...

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David Canes, MD

10 months ago

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Testicular Cancer – Markers

Testicular cancer has a unique feature. Some testicular cancers secrete or release markers into the bloodstream. A marker is a protein that’s normally found at very low levels in the bloodstream, or perhaps not at...

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David Canes, MD

10 months ago

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Prostate Cancer – Treatment Options

The treatment options for prostate cancer depends on whether it’s localized, advanced, or has spread outside the gland. For prostate cancer that’s localized, the two main standard treatments are surgical removal of the prostate or...

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David Canes, MD

10 months ago

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Prostate Cancer – Symptoms

Typically prostate cancer causes no symptoms. And that’s a good thing if we diagnose prostate cancer at a very early stage. Because that’s the stage where it’s most likely to be curable. At more advanced...

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David Canes, MD

10 months ago

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Prostate Cancer – Surgical Removal

If you and your urologist have decided that surgical removal of the prostate is the treatment approach that you’d like to pursue, there’s different surgical techniques to accomplish the same goal, however the prostate is...

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David Canes, MD

10 months ago

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Prostate Cancer – Statistics

Prostate cancer is extremely common. Almost one in six American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point during their lifetime. In the United States, there are about 175,000 cases of prostate cancer...

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