News & Highlights
Under the co-leadership of Pamela Munster, MD and Alan Ashworth, PhD, UCSF opens the new Center for BRCA Research. The center builds on UCSF's commitment to personalized care with a mission to provide a central resource for families with inherited gene mutation like BRCA1 or BRCA2.
Thomas Sanford, MD, along with mentors Sima P. Porten, MD, MPH and Maxwell V. Meng, MD having been working to evaluate the molecular basis of urothelial carcinoma using recent advances in genomics and computational biology...
UCSF urologists Maurice Garcia and Peter Carroll's recently developed app (Kegel Nation), which helps monitor Kegel exercise regimens, is now available in iTunes...
Stacey A. Kenfield, ScD, Assistant Professor, Urology, UCSF published an important article in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute late last year showing how vigorous exercise and other healthy habits may protect men from developing lethal prostate cancer.
Davide Ruggero, PhD, and colleagues recently reported on a mechanism that may help explain how prostate cancers develop resistance to drugs that block tumor growth.
UCSF Urology has begun using a new imaging system that exploits the fluorescent properties of naturally occurring molecules in malignant tissues.
A UCSF database that has helped transform the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer marks its 20th anniversary this year.