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 March 2016

UCSF Urology recently welcomed a talented new faculty member, Hani Goodarzi, PhDHani

UCSF Urology reaches important milestone: the 4,000th prostate cancer patient consented to donate tissue specimens for research...

In February 2016 San Francisco General Hospital's executive team presented Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS, with the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center Values in Action Award.

Active surveillance is increasingly used as a management approach for men with low-risk prostate cancer, but until now, there has been little investigation regarding outcomes in younger patients who are often advised to receive treatment.

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