Sima Porten, MD, MPH was selected as one of the final seven proposals to receive OptumLabs-funded access to its database of de-identified, linked clinical and administrative claims information....
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from May 2014
Drew Armstrong of Bloomerg covered results from recent study looking at men whose prostate cancer relapsed and delayed hormone theraphy treatment.
UCSF researchers make an important scientific breakthrough that connects two fundamental cellular processes, protein synthesis and metabolism, important for fueling cancer cell growth. Remarkably, the targeted inhibition of this specific connection caused cancer cells but not normal cells to die, therefore identifying an attractive new approach to cancer therapy.
Study offers new data on hormone therapy timing strategies when prostate cancer relapse is detected by rising PSA levels alone.
Professor Jack McAninch has logged thousands of miles in the corridors of San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) since he became urology chief there in 1977.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is categorized as a mental health problem, but it can also produce a range of physical symptoms.
The American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons awarded its 2014 Barringer Medal to Peter R. Carroll, MD, MPH, chair of the UCSF Department of Urology ...
Clay del Rosario, a nurse at the Urology Procedure Center, is a recipient of a Daisy Award for
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Dr Carroll et al in @CanJUrol on, "Germline testing in those at risk of prostate cancer." t.co/p3EoVJ0dFR
Congratulations to Dr. Carroll for receiving Société Internationale d’Urologie SIU-Mostafa M. Elhilali Award "in re… t.co/o2Lc2Lnt3K
Drs Cunha, Baskin et al in @Differentiation on, "Reproductive tract biology: Of mice and men" t.co/uudxAAkz3c
Interview with Sima Porten, MD, MPH on winning access to OptumLabs Data Warehouse datasets t.co/P7vPkQQQjW
Dr Breyer et al in @Urology on, "Pathophysiology, Clinical Manifestations, and Treatment of Lichen Sclerosus: a sys… t.co/6ouL7ZHrU2
Dr Chi et al in @CanUrolAssoc -- Ultrasound-guided PCNL (US-PCNL) in Canada has been almost nonexistent largely be… t.co/hYmNqBMp3b
Dr Lue et al in @JSexMed on, "Smooth Muscle Differentiation of Penile Stem/Progenitor Cells Induced by Microenergy… t.co/ZUebboJxuV
Congrats to Anne M. Suskind, MD, MS, winner of the 2020 SUFU Zimskind Award For Work With Frail Older Adults… t.co/8APB3IiEf6
Dr Friedlander et al in the Paris Lab on Circulating Tumor Cells Detected in Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer Setting t.co/44CT0nX4Zz
Not one but TWO awards this week. Congrats again Dr Ruggero, this time for receiving the NCI R35 Outstanding Inves… t.co/i22ivAAQy9