Drs Sima Porten and Sam Washington

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....

Frail Older Adults

Dr. Suskind is being recognized for her cumulative work in the area of female urologic issues in frail older adults.  She will receive the award during the February SUFU annual meeting.

Circulating Tumor Cells

Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are cells shed by primary or disseminated tumors. They are easily obtained with a peripheral blood draw and therefore allow for a minimally invasive way to monitor...

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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 Clay del Rosario

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