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NIH-Funded Study Shows Increased Prostate Cancer Risk from Vitamin E Supplements

October 11, 2011

…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 Prevention (SELECT) Trial. The results of this update will appear October 12, 2011, in the Journal of the American…

Kidney Sparing Surgery Underutilized for Patients Who Need It Most

March 25, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have released study results that show national treatment trends in the surgical management of patients with kidney disease. The study found that partial and complete kidney removal (total nephrectomy) and energy-based techniques to destroy tumors are all on the…

Cancer Cells Propagated from Early Prostate Cancer

September 25, 2013

A team of cancer researchers at the University of California, San Diego has identified the existence of precursor cells in early prostate cancers. These cells are resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy, and may drive the subsequent emergence of recurrent or metastatic prostate cancer.

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.

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.”

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.

Novel Imaging Technique Improves Prostate Cancer Detection

January 6, 2015

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

Christopher Kane, MD, Appointed CEO of UC San Diego Health Physicians

August 22, 2018

Christopher Kane, MD, has been appointed dean of clinical affairs for UC San Diego School of Medicine and CEO of UC San Diego Health Physicians, effective July 15. In these dual roles, Kane will collaborate with UC San Diego leadership to ensure that UC San Diego Health Physicians achieve the…

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