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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…

New Technology Illuminates Bladder Cancer Detection

March 28, 2023

New UC San Diego Health bladder cancer detection procedure uses blue light and imaging dye to make cancer cells glow pink in clinic and operating room settings.

Novel Imaging Technique Improves Prostate Cancer Detection

January 6, 2015

A team of scientists and physicians from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with counterparts at University of California, Los Angeles, describe a novel imaging technique that measurably improves upon current prostate imaging – and may have significant implications for how patients with prostate cancer are ultimately…

New Incisionless Surgery to Treat Enlarged Prostate

March 31, 2015

By age 60, more than 50 percent of men in the United States suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a condition that leads to annoying changes in urinary flow. While medical therapy is usually the first line of treatment, a new minimally invasive implant can dramatically reduce symptoms for men.

NFL Legend Advocates for Prostate Cancer Research on September 30

September 25, 2015

The third annual Breakfast with Champions is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the La Jolla Country Club. The event, which is open to the public, features a presentation by nine-time Pro Bowl safety and analyst for the NFL on FOX, John Lynch. All proceeds…

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Improves with MRI Technology

August 12, 2014

Oncologists at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center are the first in San Diego to meld MRI technology with a traditional ultrasound prostate exam to create a three-dimensional map of the prostate that allows physicians to view growths that were previously undetectable.

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

August 8, 2017

UC San Diego Health and its medical and surgical specialties have been recognized as among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2017-18. The annual “Best Hospitals” rankings distinguish hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging health conditions.

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 Physician, Alumni Partner to Provide Prosthetic Limbs for Ukrainian Amputees

September 15, 2022

…of the Department of Urology at UC San Diego Health. The funds raised for Mission 100 will go towards building 10 more custom 3D printers, buying materials for the prosthetic limbs and hiring additional staff to help build the prostheses. LIMBER will revolutionize access to prostheses for amputees, said Diana…

Alternative Approach Uses Sound Waves to Treat Prostate Cancer

February 24, 2022

UC San Diego Health is the first hospital system in San Diego County to employ high-intensity, focused ultrasound (HIFU) for minimally invasive prostate cancer treatment.

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