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from August 2013

Some men have been concerned about a recent study from a team at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center that suggested that taking fish oil supplements or eating too much fatty fish might increase the risk for being diagnosed with pros

Like many men who undergo prostate cancer surgery, Jim Girand was eager to resume the sports he had enjoyed

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has approved a five-year renewal of the grant that established UCSF’s innovative K12 Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Program.

Our TEAM UCSF is growing and, so can you!  Septembeard.org is a clever non-profit, founded by patient Art Wagner,

Staff members from both the School of Medicine and Medical Center donned bright orange tutus during Project Open Hand’s fundraising event: The Giant Race held at AT&T park on August 4, 2013.

In a study of over 40,000 episodes of urinary tract infection (UTI) in children, UCSF Urology Investigator, Hillary L.

Paul F. Alpert, MD, Kaiser Permanente, San Rafael urologist and colleague of UCSF Urology, will end his 39-year career in clinical urology but will remain as medical legal chief beginning August 5th.   This move will allow him to begin research with Dr.

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

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