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What is Urology?

Urology is a surgical specialty that deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. For a term you would like defined, click here.

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Patient Care News & Highlights

UCSF is leading the United States evaluation of a new imaging technique that is helping patients and physicians better target prostate cancer treatment. Called PSMA-PET, it is especially useful in...
Richards Lyon, MD, UCSF clinical faculty member and inventor, leaves a legacy of compassionate care and pioneering inventions from a lifetime of serving others.  He died on December 7th 2016 of...
As a teaching institution, UCSF Urology patients are seen by world-class physicians, many of whom are also internationally recognized researchers.  The added benefit of being seen by Clinician...
A team of researchers from UCSF Urology and beyond surveyed about 7,500 men and women about their grooming habits—how often and how much they shave or wax their public hairs; their sex lives; number...
Postoperative radiotherapy can play in important role in the treatment of prostate cancer, but refining patient selection could improve outcomes and spare patients unnecessary toxicity. A UCSF team...
If you noticed a few more kilted men around your town last month, it could have been part of a novel fund-raising program called Kilted to Kick Cancer. The organization’s purpose is to raise...
UCSF Urology faculty member, Tom Chi, MD, Assistant Professor, along with Resident, Samuel Washington, III, MD won essay awards reviewed for the 2016 annual meeting of The Western Section of the...