Urologic oncology research news

The latest news and research in urologic oncology

Milowsky appointed medical director of the N.C. Cancer Hospital
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Matthew Milowsky, MD, associate professor and co-director of the Urologic Oncology Program at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been appointed as the clinic medical director of the N.C. Cancer Hospital.
Nielsen named Director of UNC Urologic Oncology
Matthew Nielsen, MD, MS, assistant professor of urology and adjunct assistant professor of epidemiology and health policy & management, has been named director of urologic oncology in the UNC Department of Urology. In his new role, he joins Matthew Milowsky, MD, associate professor of medicine, as co-director of the Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology Service at the N.C. Cancer Hospital.
Chen chosen for ASCO Leadership Development Program
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has chosen Ronald Chen, MD, MPH, assistant professor of radiation oncology and member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, as a member of the 2014-2015 ASCO Leadership Development Program.
UNC Department of Urology participates in Movember Campaign
Movember is a national campaign where teams are inspired to raise money, and grow mustaches, to support men’s health.
Pruthi featured in OncLive on the dramatic shortage of urologists on the horizon
Raj Pruthi, MD, Chief of Urologic Surgery for the Urologic Oncology Program spoke at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in San Diego, California.
Basch discusses the value of patient-reported data in comparative effectiveness research in two webinars Dec. 11 and 12
Ethan Basch, MD, Director of the Cancer Outcomes Research Program at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, will be speaking in two webinars on comparative effectiveness on Tuesday, Dec. 11 and Wednesday, Dec. 12.
Ethan Basch joins UNC Lineberger to lead cancer outcomes research program
Chapel Hill, NC – Ethan Basch, MD, has joined the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Basch will be an associate professor of medicine and director of the cancer outcomes research program.
UNC Lineberger honors five clinical fellows
UNC Lineberger honored five clinical fellows for their research accomplishments and clinical excellence.
Wallen named 2012 American Urological Association Teacher of the Year
This award, initiated by the AUA Residents Committee and approved by the AUA Board, is presented annually to recognize an outstanding urology educator or program director who has dedicated a portion of his/her career to teaching residents and advancing urology graduate medical education.
Real-time fluorescent imaging guides kidney cancer surgery
First cases in Triangle done at UNC
Meet Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD - a kidney cancer doctor at UNC Lineberger
Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, thrives on discovery, whether in her lab developing a new experiment for kidney cancer or in her kitchen trying out a new food or cuisine.
Raj Pruthi Named Chief of Urologic Surgery in UNC School of Medicine
Study Shows Team Approach Benefits Cancer Patients
$3.3 Million to Fund Study of Comparative Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Therapies
UNC Lineberger team will examine minority, underserved populations
Drug for Advanced Kidney Cancer Shrinks Tumors Prior to Surgery
UNC Lineberger Members Comment on Active Surveillance in Prostate Cancer Treatment