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High-Intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) can control prostate cancer with fewer side effects

Urology faculty, Dr. Geoffrey Sonn, was involved in the research and findings published in Lancet Oncology and alaso described in this article from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Fellow Eugene Shkolyar receives 2022 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Award

Eugene Shkolyar, one of the current urologic oncology fellows, was recently awarded a 2022 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Award. The Research Scholar Program supports future research leaders in urology as they begin their careers by providing necessary training, and guidance. Eugene’s award is supported by the American Urologic Association Western Section. Under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph Liao, he will be investigating the use of adjunctive molecular biomarkers and imaging in improving quality and outcomes in the surgical management of non-muscle invasive bladder cancers.

Pervasive and understudied: The plight of the prostate

In this Q&A published in Stanford's Scope Magazine, Dr. James Brooks talks about his approach to understanding what causes prostate enlargement -- one of the condition's great mysteries -- and how he plans to harness a new grant from the National Institutes of Health to help decipher its roots and how to better treat it.

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