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Patient Pamphlets

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The Team That Cares For You

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UCTV Mini-Med School on GU Cancers

Learn how research and advances in technologies are impacting clinical care of cancer in the urinary and male genital tract.
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UCSF Urology has internationally recognized expertise in the care of urologic cancers. We offer the most current diagnostic tools, surgical, radiation chemotherapy and hormonal treatments as required, and thorough follow-up to maximize quality of life after treatment.

Our program is also a leader in cancer risk assessment. Discussions of each individual’s risk for cancer and of ways to help prevent the disease–such as changes in diet and exercise, or genetic counseling–are incorporated into our care plan.  Additionally, UCSF Urology is on the forefront of genetic testing for risk assessment.  

UCSF is committed to protecting fertility for boys and adults facing treatment that may affect their ability to become fathers. The UCSF Male Fertility Preservation Program strives to help all men and boys achieve fatherhood after completing their treatment by combining cutting edge research with innovations in clinical care.

 For full information regarding the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center -- including clinical trials -- click here.

Cancer News & Highlights

On October 6, 2017, UCSF’s Department of Urology celebrated its 100th anniversary with an educational seminar, a black-tie gala and the release of a book commemorating the department’s first century...
Anobel Y. Odisho, MD, MPH, joins UCSF Urology as the newest member of the multidisciplinary urologic oncology team.  Dr. Odisho, who attended medical school here at UCSF and also completed his...
Hao Nguyen, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in residence in UCSF’s Urologic Oncology Department, has won a prestigious “Rising Stars in Urology Research Award" from the Urology Care Foundation. The...
UCSF Urology has once again been named among the best departments in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s2017-2018 Best Hospitals survey. Urology is #6 this year and one of 15 adult...
Peter Carroll, MD, MPH, asked for perfection from his faculty members when he became chair of Urology at UCSF in 1996. He got it, and he gave it. As a surgeon and a researcher, Carroll cares deeply...
North Bay writer Mark G. Epstein recently published a story in the St. Helena Star about potential confusion when a patient deciphers the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines for prostate...
Luke Gilbert, PhD joins UCSF Urology as Assistant Professor in the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, bringing with him a rigorous training in cancer biology, synthetic biology and...