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Prostatectomy of mixed mortality benefit in men with cancer

Dr. Jim Hu, a professor of urologic oncology at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, in New York City, told Reuters Health by email, "The challenge of randomized trials for prostate cancer is the long period of time needed for meaningful differences to occur, and in turn, practice patterns change as we wait for these events." Read More.

Ultrasonographically Determined Size of Seminiferous Tubules Predicts Sperm Retrieval by Microdissection Testicular Sperm Extraction

Can the size of the testicular tubule reflect the best area of sperm production? Dr. Schlegel provides expert commentary on Practice Update, discussing the value of seminiferous tubules for predicting sperm retrieval: Read More

The Effect of Antioxidants on Male Factor Infertility

Can antioxidants improve male factor infertility? Dr. Schlegel was featured on Practice Update for expert commentary, discussing what research has suggested regarding the link between antioxidant intake and male infertility:

Scott Tagawa, MD, on promising PSMA products in development for prostate cancer treatment

Dr. Tagawa, Medical Director of the Genitourinary Oncology Program at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian, on promising PSMA products in development that look promising for the treatment of prostate cancer. Read More

Continued Surveillance After Mesh Use in POP Repairs Necessary

Bilal Chughtai, M.D., from Weill Cornell Medical College-New York Presbyterian in New York City, and colleagues evaluated the longer-term safety and reintervention outcomes of mesh implants in POP repairs. Read More

Risks Don't End With Transvaginal Mesh

The need for additional interventions after mesh implantation did not decrease over time, Bilal Chughtai, MD, of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, and colleagues reported in Obstetrics & Gynecology.  Read More

Viagra or Cialis? How to Choose the Best ED Pill for You

“About 75 to 85 percent of the time both Viagra and Cialis are effective drugs for erectile dysfunction,” says James Kashanian, MD, a urologist and assistant professor at Weill Cornell in New York City. Read More

How Much Sildenafil Should I Be Taking?

How Much Sildenafil Should You Be Taking? James Kashanian, M.D., a urologist and assistant professor at Weill Cornell Urology discusses which lifestyle factors affect how well ED medicine works and what the right dose is for you. Read More

Hospital Admissions for Prostate Biopsy Infections on the Rise

Visits to emergency departments and hospital and intensive care unit (ICU) admissions for post-biopsy infections continue to increase, according to a new study investigated by by Jim C. Hu, MD, of New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York. Read More

Prostate Cancer Comparative Outcomes of New Conceptual Paradigms for Treatment (PC CONCEPT)

We are honored to announce Dr. Jim HU and Dr. Ronald C. Chen have been awarded with competitive peer-reviewed federal funding for the study of two new treatments for Prostate cancer (PCa); stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and focal therapy. PCa is the most commonly diagnosed solid tumor in American men and the second most common cause of cancer death. Dr. Hu and Dr. Chen worked closely with patient advocates at US Too New York to plan critical research to explore outcomes of...

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Victor F. Marshall Visiting Professorship

Victor F. Marshall Visiting Professorship

Oct 10, 2020
9:00am to 5:00pm

Weill Cornell Medical College

We honor Dr. Victor Marshall by joining together our distinguished visiting professor, past and current faculty members and residents of the Department of Urology to demonstrate...

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