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 November 2015

A UCSF database that has helped transform the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer marks its 20th anniversary this year.

Lead Author Stacey Kenfield, ScD, Assistant Professor, UCSF Urology publishes findings to further support a healthy lifestyle including vigorous exercise is a key factor in decreasing the risk of lethal prostate cancer.  Read full story

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