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UCSF urologists are actively enrolling interested candidates undergoing robot assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) to a new study that utilizes a patient’s own tissue to create a hammock-like support for the urethra called a “sling.” Investigators are testing this technique, firs

John E. Nidecker III will lead a new monthly Prostate Cancer Support Group for the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Matthew Cooperberg, MD, MPH, associate professor in the departments of urology and epidemiology & biostatistics, will hold the newly created Helen Diller Family Chair in Urology.

Save the Date! Prostate Cancer Program Retreat at Genentech Hall: September 9, 2013

UCSF Medical Center placed seventh nationally in urology in the recently released 2013-14 US News & World Report hospital rankings...

Men with prostate cancer may significantly improve their survival chances with a simple change in their diet, a new study led by UC San Francisco has found.

Cindy and Evan Goldberg were impressed by the balance of technical expertise and people skills they found at UCSF.....

Prostate cancer ranks as the most common internal malignancy diagnosed in men in the United States, but often does not require extensive treatment.. 

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