The Marin Prostate Cancer Information and Support Group presented Charles J. Ryan, MD its 2017 physician award for his invaluable service to the prostate cancer community.
Charles J. Ryan, MD is is currently Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology / Oncology at the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) where he is the leader of the Genitourinary Medical Oncology Program. He sees patients at the Mission Bay campus of UCSF. He recently published a book titled The Virility Paradox, The Vast Influence of Testosterone on Our Bodies, Minds, and the World We Live In.
Members of the group cited his sympathetic and compassionate bedside manner and his broad knowledge of the latest research on advanced prostate cancer as reasons for their recognition.
Says Stan Rosenfeld, leader of the Marin Prostate Cancer Information and Support Group, "It is one thing, and wonderful, when a doctor receives recognition from his colleagues. But when his patients also acknowledge and honor him you know that he is an extraordinary person!"