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UCTV Mini-Med School on GU Cancers

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UCSF Urology has internationally recognized expertise in the care of urologic cancers. We offer the most current diagnostic tools, surgical, radiation chemotherapy and hormonal treatments as required, and thorough follow-up to maximize quality of life after treatment.

Our program is also a leader in cancer risk assessment. Discussions of each individual’s risk for cancer and of ways to help prevent the disease–such as changes in diet and exercise, or genetic counseling–are incorporated into our care plan.  Additionally, UCSF Urology is on the forefront of genetic testing for risk assessment.  

UCSF is committed to protecting fertility for boys and adults facing treatment that may affect their ability to become fathers. The UCSF Male Fertility Preservation Program strives to help all men and boys achieve fatherhood after completing their treatment by combining cutting edge research with innovations in clinical care.

 For full information regarding the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center -- including clinical trials -- click here.

Cancer News & Highlights

Learn more about the Nutritional Counceling Program from Joshua Martin at the UCSF Cancer Center by clicking here.
Dr. Vittorio Fasulo was honored by European Urology Oncology for his article, "Characteristics of Cancer Progression on Serial Biopsy in Men on Active Surveillance for Early-stage Prostate Cancer:...
The UCSF Department of Urology is pleased to announce Sima P. Porten MD, MPH as the newly appointed Program Director for the Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program. She succeeds Maxwell V. Meng, MD who...
Drs. Gilbert, Feng et al among researchers that received the 2021 Prostate Cancer Challenge Award.  Read more about their research on the Prostate Cancer Foundation website by clicking here. 
 "Dr. Goodarzi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics with affiliations in the Department of Urology, Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Bakar Computational...
Recognized as highly accomplished and a dedicated educator, along with his wife, Dr. Kristine Breyer, Anesthesiologist, both are now members of the UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators (...
“This is a game changer,” said Peter Carroll, MD, MPH, professor in the UCSF Department of Urology and a senior researcher for the study. “It will lead to more refined treatment for men with high-...