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Study Shows Increased Prostate Cancer Risk from Vitamin E Supplements

October 18, 2011

Study Shows Increased Prostate Cancer Risk from Vitamin E Supplements Dr. J. Kellogg Parsons Men who took 400 international units (I.U.) of vitamin E daily had more prostate cancers compared to men who took a placebo, according to an updated review of data from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer…

New Treatment for Urinary Tract Cancer Could Prevent Kidney Dialysis, Transplant

October 19, 2022

UC San Diego Health is now offering a new treatment for patients with low-grade upper tract urothelial cancer that could safely avoid removal of the entire kidney, which may prevent the need for dialysis or kidney transplant in the future.

New Model for Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer Tested

April 27, 2016

Urologists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Genesis Healthcare Partners have tested a new model of care for patients with low-risk prostate cancer. The evidence-based approach uses best practices to appropriately select and follow patients to avoid disease overtreatment. Results of the three-year study are now…

Mission: Search and Destroy Prostate Cancer

September 21, 2020

Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health is using advanced imaging, genomics, personalized medicine and new therapies to treat patients like Brian McCloskey, who has stage IV prostate cancer.

Manoj Monga, MD, Named New Chair of the Department of Urology

April 14, 2020

Manoj Monga, MD, recognized as an international authority in endourology and stone disease, has been named chair of the Department of Urology at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and will see patients at UC San Diego Health.

Unfruitful: Eating More Produce Will Not Cure, Stop Prostate Cancer

January 14, 2020

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that patients with prostate cancer assigned to eat seven or more servings of vegetables and fruits daily saw no extra protection from the increased consumption of micronutrients, running contrary to current thought.

Robotic Surgery Program Expands at UC San Diego Health System to Treat Stomach Cancer

October 2, 2013

…section of the stomach after a diagnosis of gastric cancer. Aided by a da Vinci robot, surgeons remove the diseased tissue, perform a delicate reconstruction and remove local lymph nodes for further testing.

UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report

July 27, 2020

UC San Diego Health is ranked first in San Diego and sixth in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report. Eight common procedures and conditions were also rated “high performing.”

Novel Imaging Technique Improves Prostate Cancer Detection

January 6, 2015

…may have significant implications for how patients with prostate cancer are ultimately treated.

Breakfast with Champions to Benefit Prostate Cancer Research Feb. 22

February 7, 2013

…first-ever fundraiser for prostate cancer research, “Breakfast with Champions,” on Friday, Feb. 22 at the La Jolla Country Club. The event will feature Pro Football Hall of Famers and prostate cancer survivors Mike Haynes and Deacon Jones who will discuss their experiences as champions, both on and off the field.…

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