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What is Urology?

Urology is a surgical specialty that deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. For a term you would like defined, click here.

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Patient Care News & Highlights

For a fourth consecutive year, rankings of National Institutes of Health (NIH) biomedical research funding put UCSF in first place for urology funding. According to the Blue Ridge Institute for...
The Wall Street Journal included UCSF Urology in an article on genomic tests & the influence they can have over a man’s decision to seek treatment for prostate cancer...
In March, 2018, The Marin Prostate Cancer Information and Support Group recognized UCSF’s nurse navigator Geronima Cortese-Jimenez, MPH, RN, OCN for her service.  The following is a speech prepared...
Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS et al surveyed 3,118 women cyclists debunking smaller studies that found possible relationship between cycling and sexual dysfunction.  This is the largest study comparing...
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...
Prostate cancer imposes a disproportionate burden on African American men. This population has a 63% higher incidence rate than white men, and they tend to be diagnosed with more aggressive disease...
Under the direction of Hillary Copp, MD, MS; Tom Gaither et al published research on Risk Factors for the Development of Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction (BBD) in Pediatrics which was selected for AUA...