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Urology News

Urology Granted Department Status

"Because of urology’s expansion and quality and because of the independence of the specialty nationally, I am pleased to announce that the division has been granted department status. The new Department of Urology in the School of Medicine will be led by an interim chair, Christopher J. Kane, MD."
Dr. David Brenner, Vice Chancellor, UC San Diego Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine

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Video: Genetic Testing in Prostate Cancer

Christopher J. Kane, MD, Professor and Joseph D. Schmidt, MD Presidential Chair in Urology, discusses challenges facing genetic testing for patients with prostate cancer.

According to Dr. Kane, "The technology often outstrips the ethics and the clinical precision of what we do with the data." Although physicians can acquire a great deal of genetic data, they are still unsure of how to apply that data clinically.

See the video here.

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Postgraduate Course

The 10th Annual UC San Diego Urology Postgraduate Course: Update in Prostate Cancer and Urologic Diseases will be held September 14-16, 2017 at the San Diego Marriott in Del Mar, California. This course will focus on evidence-based urology in the following categories: prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia & urinary stone disease (including a live surgery, broadcast to the World Congress of Endourology, by Dr. Roger Sur), economics of health care, men’s health and urologic oncology. We will address the rapidly changing landscape of personalized medicine for the treatment of prostate cancer and will also discuss the revolution of immunotherapy for urologic cancers. There will be ample time for audience questions and discussions of challenging clinical scenarios in each category of the course.

2017 Course Highlights

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Urologic Oncology
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Stones
  • Men’s Health
  • Radiation Safety
  • Pain Management
  • Live Surgery by Dr. Roger L. Sur 

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