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Laurence S. Baskin, MD, Professor and Chief, Pediatric Urology, has been reappointed by Governor Brown to the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee, (DART) where he has served since 2012.

Dr. Peter R. Carroll, MD, MPH, Professor and Chair, Department of Urology was recently awarded the recently awarded the Jim Lafferty Memorial Research Grant in the amount of $45,000 from ZERO- The End of Prostate Cancer.

A new poll that ranks residency training programs, positions UCSF Urology fifth in the nation according to the online physician network Doximity.  For this residency survey, member physicians were queried using US News & World Report’s methodology.

The 15th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference was held this year in Melbourne, Australia.  This event brought together world leaders in prostate cancer to share their knowledge and experience in all facets of management and treatment.

Septembeard.org is a clever non-profit, founded by advocate Art Wagner, which raises funds for prostate cancer research by asking volunteers to grow beards during September, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. ...

Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS has been named chief of urology at San Francisco General ...

Charles J Ryan, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Urology, was awarded the Thomas Perkins Distinguished Professorship in Cancer Research.

UCSF recently acquired an MRI-ultrasound fusion device that will allow doctors to more precisely diagnose and treat prostate cancer in selected patients ...

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