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Apr
19
2013
AUA CO-SPONSORING PUBLIC FDA WORKSHOPS DURING 2013 ANNUAL MEETING
Events to focus on treatments, therapies for prostate and bladder cancers
Feb
21
2013
AS PART OF CHOOSING WISELY® CAMPAIGN AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION IDENTIFIES LIST OF COMMONLY USED TESTS AND TREATMENTS TO QUESTION
Group aims to encourage physician and patient conversations by identifying five tests or procedures to question, highlighting potentially unnecessary — sometimes harmful — care in urology
Jun
19
2012
AUA FOUNDATION LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO ADDRESS STIGMA OF OVERACTIVE BLADDER
It's Time to Talk About OAB Aspires to Help Patients Discuss and Manage Treatable Condition
Jan
19
2012
Jan
16
2012
AUA RECOGNIZES C. WILLIAM FOX JR., MD WITH HONORARY MEMBERSHIP
Retired Brigadier General, Urologist, Honored for Service, Practice and Humanitarian Outreach
Jan
10
2012
AUA ANNOUNCES 2012 ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS
Awards Recognize Top Urologists, Honor Service to Specialty and Society
Oct
07
2011
AUA RESPONDS TO NEW RECOMMENDATIONS ON PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING
Association urges men to speak with their physicians about the value of prostate cancer testing
Jun
14
2011
AUA CHAMPIONS NEW PROSTATE LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS TODAY
Association urges Congress to establish inter-agency task force to align current federal efforts in prostate cancer research, awareness and healthcare delivery
May
31
2011
STAGGERING ONE IN THREE WOMEN LIVE WITH STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE, FEAR OF STIGMA LIMITS DISCUSSION WITH DOCTOR
New Monograph Unveiled at American Urological Association 2011 Annual Meeting Underscores Prevalence of Condition, Encourages Open Dialogue
May
17
2011
NEW TREATMENTS PRESENT INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO PAINFUL BLADDER, CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN SYNDROMES AND INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS
Drugs, devices show promise in providing relief for patients with debilitating bladder pain disorders
May
17
2011
HOSPITAL DISCHARGES INDICATE MORE MEN MAY REQUIRE SURGERY FOR BPH
Rising numbers of acute renal failure cases in BPH patients suggests more need full workup, possible intervention
May
17
2011
HPV, VIRUS THAT CAUSES CERVICAL CANCER, FOUND PREVALENT IN MALES IN STUDY THAT SUGGESTS VACCINATIONS FOR BOYS AS WELL AS GIRLS
High-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) found in 10 percent of men and boys in study
May
16
2011
PROSTATE CANCER: TO TREAT, NOT TO TREAT AND WHEN TO TREAT?
Panel to Address Key Questions about Low-Risk Prostate Tumor Management
May
16
2011
NEW DATA PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO PEDIATRIC UROLOGY CONDITIONS, TREATMENT
Research brings new approaches to pediatric nephrolithiasis, enuresis and ureteropelvic junction obstruction management
May
16
2011
EXTENDED SAMPLING BIOPSIES, MRI SHOW PROMISE IN MANAGING LOW-RISK PROSTATE CANCER
Methods May Alleviate Uncertainties in Cases of Active Surveillance, “Watchful Waiting”
May
15
2011
GAY MEN MORE VULNERABLE TO QUALITY OF LIFE IMPACTS FOLLOWING PROSTATE CANCER
Survey data on health-related quality of life reveal lower than average scores for gay men who have had prostate cancer
May
15
2011
AGENT ORANGE LINKED TO RENAL CANCER
Severity of renal cancer in patients exposed to Vietnam-era chemical is examined
May
15
2011
RESEARCHERS STUDY OPTIONS IN TREATING KIDNEY CANCER
Panel to address active surveillance, nephron-sparing vs. radical nephrectomy
Mar
01
2011
FIRST-EVER CLINICAL GUIDANCE ON INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME RELEASED
Effective treatment includes valid diagnosis, effective symptom control and focus on quality of life
Jan
19
2011
Jan
18
2011
AUA ANNOUNCES 2011 ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS
Awards Recognize Top Urologists, Honor Service to Specialty and Society
Sep
17
2010
AUA CHAMPIONS NEW PROSTATE LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN SENATE
AUA urges Congress to establish inter-agency task force to align current federal efforts in prostate cancer research, awareness and healthcare delivery
Jun
02
2010
AUA RECOGNIZES TOP UROLOGISTS, CONTRIBUTORS TO UROLOGY
Annual Awards Honor Service to Specialty and Society
Jun
01
2010
ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE A VIABLE OPTION FOR MEN WITH PROSTATE CANCER
Studies examine effectiveness of watchful waiting, assess when intervention should be recommended
Jun
01
2010
FREE CIRCULATING DNA MIGHT AID PROSTATE CANCER DIAGNOSIS
Serum free circulating DNA may be a new biomarker for prostate cancer diagnosis
Jun
01
2010
PCA3, A URINE TEST FOR PROSTATE CANCER, SHOWS INCREASED SPECIFICITY COMPARED TO PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN TEST
New molecular marker shows promising results in detecting prostate cancer
Jun
01
2010
POPULATION-BASED SCREENING EFFORTS FOR PROSTATE CANCER SAVE LIVES
Two new studies show that large-scale prostate cancer screening can save lives
May
31
2010
MALE PATTERN BALDNESS MAY BE RELATED TO PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT
New data suggests that younger men could benefit from preventive treatment for BPH, LUTS
May
31
2010
NEW BPH AND BLADDER CANCER TREATMENT DELIVERY MECHANISMS SUCCESSFUL
Two new treatment delivery methods improved post-treatment outcomes for bladder cancer patients and improved symptoms of LUTS patients
May
31
2010
SMOKING, LACK OF EXERCISE IMPACTS SEXUAL AND URINARY FUNCTION
Studies show that smoking contributes to urinary urgency, frequency; exercise improves sexual function
May
31
2010
SURGICAL SMOKE PRODUCES TOXIC BYPRODUCTS THAT COULD HARM SURGEONS
Combined transurethral resection and vaporization of the prostate produces smoke harmful to eyes, skin and respiratory system
May
31
2010
LAPAROENDOSCOPIC SINGLE SITE (LESS) SURGERY A SAFE OPTION IN UROLOGIC SURGERY
Two studies confirm safety of single-port surgery in urology
May
31
2010
NEPHRON-SPARING SURGERY BEST OPTION FOR PATIENTS WITH COMMON RISK FACTORS FOR CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Data show patients with diabetes and hypertension benefit from kidney sparing approach
May
31
2010
COUNTERFEIT ED DRUGS POSE FATAL HEALTH RISKS
New research suggests buying ED drugs online or on private market can be deadly
May
30
2010
FREQUENT NIGHTTIME URINATION ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED MORTALITY RISK
Two studies show nocturia is associated with an increased risk for mortality
May
30
2010
EXPOSURE TO ARSENIC IN DRINKING WATER CAN CAUSE EARLY CANCER DEATH
Long-term study chronicles exposure effects over 25 years
May
30
2010
KETAMINE ABUSE IMPACTS BLADDER CAPACITY, PELVIC PAIN, VOIDING FREQUENCY AND URGENCY
New research sheds light on recreational drug’s impact on urologic health
May
30
2010
SEX STEROID HORMONES LINKED TO LOWER URINARY TRACT SYMPTOMS (LUTS)
Two studies link decreasing hormone levels with age-related urinary conditions
Apr
29
2010
AUA UROTRAUMA LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS
AUA Urges Congress to Establish National Commission on Urotrauma to Address Medical Needs of U.S. Military Personnel
Mar
02
2010
AUA FOUNDATION TO HOST WEBINAR ON URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS
Program aims to provide information on preventing, treating condition
Feb
17
2010
Jan
21
2010
AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION NAMES 2010-2011 GALLAGHER HEALTH POLICY SCHOLAR
Northwestern University’s Christopher Gonzalez, MD, MBA, chosen to participate in specialized health policy training program
Jan
04
2010
SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION FOR THE EXCELLENCE IN UROLOGY HEALTH REPORTING AWARDS
American Urological Association opens call for nominations on coveted award
Dec
30
2009
RESOLVE TO IMPROVE YOUR UROLOGIC HEALTH IN THE NEW YEAR
Make an appointment to better your urologic health
Dec
04
2009
UROLOGISTS URGE U.S. SENATE TO CONSIDER CHANGES TO HEALTHCARE REFORM LEGISLATION
Failure to address key provisions could dramatically undercut specialty care
Nov
23
2009
WATCHING YOUR WEIGHT THIS THANKSGIVING COULD BENEFIT YOUR BLADDER
Eating well, losing weight and sampling the cranberry sauce could help ward off urinary tract infections
Nov
10
2009
PATIENTS: BE WARY OF HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS FOR UROLOGIC CONDITIONS
AUA releases statement in response to recent FDA warning about “Stiff Nights”
Sep
15
2009
AUA FOUNDATION HOSTS NATIONAL UROLOGY RESEARCH SUMMIT
Summit Group will Draft Research Agenda of Urology Research Funding Priorities
Aug
11
2009
CHINESE MEDICAL DELEGATION VISITS AUA
Chinese Urological Association visits the American Urological Association to learn about the U.S. healthcare system
Jun
16
2009
NEW “REMEDIES AND RECIPES” EXHIBIT WILL CURE WHAT AILS YOU
William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History presents the history of pharmacy
May
08
2009
STAY HYDRATED TO WARD OFF KIDNEY STONES
Water, Lemonade and Diet Soda help to prevent kidney stones
Apr
28
2009
DATA SHOW DUTASTERIDE REDUCES PROSTATE CANCER DIAGNOSIS IN MEN WITH INCREASED RISK
REDUCE Trial data to be presented during American Urological Association Annual Meeting, April 27
Apr
28
2009
PROSTATE CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY SIGNIFICANTLY PROLONGS SURVIVAL IN MEN WITH ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER
Phase 3 IMPACT Trial Results to be presented during late-breaking session at AUA Annual Scientific Meeting
Apr
27
2009
AUA COUNTERS MAINSTREAM RECOMMENDATIONS WITH NEW BEST PRACTICE STATEMENT ON PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN TESTING
New guidance stresses that PSA testing should be individualized, men should get baseline reading at age 40
Apr
27
2009
AUA COUNTERS MAINSTREAM RECOMMENDATIONS WITH NEW BEST PRACTICE STATEMENT ON PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN TESTING
New guidance stresses that PSA testing should be individualized, men should get baseline reading at age 40
Apr
26
2009
INCREASED MORTALITY ASSOCIATED WITH NOCTURIA
Patients, physicians should be vigilant about underlying causes of nighttime urination
Apr
26
2009
AUA GUIDELINE: FULL KIDNEY REMOVAL NOT NECESSARY FOR ALL KIDNEY TUMORS
Early-stage renal masses should be treated with nephron-sparing approaches when possible
Apr
07
2009
Apr
02
2009
AUA RECOGNIZES TOP UROLOGISTS, CONTRIBUTORS TO UROLOGY
Annual Awards Honor Service to Specialty and Society
Feb
13
2009
DIABETICS SHOULD TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS AGAINST KIDNEY DAMAGE
Diabetics must be extra vigilant in protecting against urologic conditions that could further damage their kidneys
Feb
02
2009
AUA ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING FEATURES MORE NEW RESEARCH THAN EVER BEFORE
More than 2,000 studies on the latest research will be presented to more than 10,000 urology professionals
Dec
16
2008
AUA WELCOMES NEW MANAGER OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND ADVOCACY
AUA Expands Staff in Preparation for Increased Congressional Attention on Health Policy
Nov
24
2008
DON’T SKIP THE CRANBERRY SAUCE THIS THANKSGIVING
Popular holiday fruit could help fight urinary tract infections
Nov
10
2008
INCONTINENCE: MILLIONS SUFFER UNNECESSARILY
What you need to know during Bladder Health Month
Nov
03
2008
COMMON SYMPTOMS OF MAJOR BLADDER CONDITIONS SHOULDN’T BE IGNORED
AUA Urges Patients to Seek Treatment for Major Urologic Disorders during Bladder Health Month
Sep
29
2008
PROSTATE HEALTH: MORE THAN JUST PROSTATE CANCER
BPH Affects Half of All Men between the Ages of 51 and 60
Jun
26
2008
NEW REALITY SHOW HIGHLIGHTS MALE INFERTILITY
Urology Experts Available for Comment
Jun
09
2008
UROLOGIC PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD NOT IGNORE THIS SCHOOL YEAR
What to do about testicular injury, bedwetting and bathroom access
May
21
2008
AUA 2008: ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE A VIABLE OPTION FOR LOW-RISK PROSTATE CANCER
Studies underscore strong need for reliable clinical predictors of disease progression
Apr
26
2008
Oct
26
2007
AUA APPOINTS NEW EDITOR FOR THE JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
University of Virginia Urologist to Lead World’s Most-Cited Urology Journal
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