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Dr. Joseph Del Pizzo appointed the E. Darracott Vaughan, Jr. Associate Professor of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine

We are proud to announce that Dr. Joseph Del Pizzo has been named to an endowed faculty position by the Board of Overseers, as recommended by Dean Choi. Dr. Del Pizzo has been appointed the E. Darracott Vaughan, Jr. Associate Professor of Urology and maintains his Associate Professorship of Urology as well as Associate Professor of Urology in Surgery. For more information please visit the full story by...

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Dr. Philip S. Li received the 2017 Chinese Distinguished Contributions & Services Award of Reproductive Health and Men’s Health in China

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Philip S. Li for receiving the 2017 Chinese Distinguished Contributions & Services...

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Dr. Schlegel - Birth Control for Men

Dr. Peter Schlegel, Chairman of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine, was featured in Newsweek, discussing the potential for a male birth control pill that would temporarily stop sperm production. Dr. Schlegel comments on recent research that lays a "genetic foundation for male birth control" in an animal study. He also explains some of the biological barriers that make the development of a male birth control pill a complex task:

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Recent WCM Urology Medical Publications

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Thus far in 2017, faculty members in Weill Cornell Medicine's Department of Urology have been actively working on academic medical...

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Dr. Darius Paduch - Penis Stickers Are Not Effective Birth Control

Dr. Darius Paduch of Weill Cornell Urology is featured for expert urologist commentary in this SELF.com article that discusses the health questions surrounding usage of penis stickers.

The article discusses the effictiveness of this product from both the contraceptive and STI-prevention standpoints, and Dr. Paduch expresses his concerns by calling for a clinical study to...

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WCM Urology Post-Doc Named Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator

Michael Augello, Ph.D. was named as a recipient of the Prostate Cancer Foundation's 2017 Young Investigator Awards. Dr. Augello is a post-doc working with Dr. Christopher Barbieri in Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine. Learn more here about prostate cancer research at Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Breaking News for Prostate Cancer

In May 2016, Dr. Jonathan Shoag with Drs. Mittal and Hu of Weill Cornell Medicine / NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital reported in the New England Journal of Medicine to demonstrate that the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial (which did not report a...

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PSMA radioligand therapy shows promise in clinical study

Therapeutic agent developed by Neil Bander, MD, Weill Cornell Urology Physician Scientist, shows promise in new trials to provide treatment for advanced prostate cancer.

 

PSMA radioligand therapy, developed at Weill Cornell Medicine, Department of Urology by Neil Bander, M.D. has been recently tested in a German clinical study using the therapeutic...

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Dr. Goldstein - Save Your Sperm: 8 Tips to Keep Your Swimmers Strong

With all the focus on female fertility, we seem to forget that half the time — yes, 50 percent — it's the sperm that's to blame. But good news: There's a lot you can do to keep your swimmers strong and healthy. Here's where to start.

1. She has a gynecologist. Why don't you have a urologist?

"Most women have had a relationship with their gynecologist since they started menstruation — men don’t have such a relationship with their urologist," says ...

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Yankee Stadium Prostate Cancer Screening

Yankee Stadium Prostate Cancer Screening

For the second year in a row, Weill Cornell Urology joins forces with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Doctors, and Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cure to provide free prostate cancer screening and raise awareness at Yankee Stadium.

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the U.S.

The chance of developing prostate cancer increases with age.

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