Resources on Healthy Living

Research shows these behaviors may improve prognosis and quality of life.

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Our research team is dedicated to identifying modifiable factors that improve quality of life and clinical outcomes in individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer. We lead studies investigating dietary, exercise, and other lifestyle habits, and the biologic mechanisms through which they act. We also conduct interventional trials that evaluate how best to help cancer survivors adopt healthy behaviors to improve disease outcomes. The overarching theme of our research is to enable those with a cancer diagnosis live healthier and longer lives.

The UCSF Department of Urology is committed to offering the highest quality urologic care and innovative research programs. The studies below are led by our faculty investigators, open for enrollment, and supported by our department's clinical trials office.

If you are interested in joining any of the studies, please call 1-800-526-4433 or email: [email protected] or [email protected]. 

Your participation in a research study is voluntary. The information you provide will be confidential, and individual information will not be released. Thank you for your consideration.


Exercise and diet may delay prostate cancer progression 

UCSF investigators have reported that brisk walking or other aerobic exercise and intake of specific foods may delay or deter progression of prostate cancer. To expand on these exciting results, we are conducting research to examine whether personalized exercise and diet programs alter prostate cancer biology or reduce the risk of progression.