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May
18
2015
Biomarkers to Improve Prostate Cancer Screening
New studies highlight various “smarter screening” techniques that better identify higher-grade cancers and minimize overall biopsy rates
May
18
2015
New Studies Call for Improved Assessment of Prostate Cancer Screening and Treatment Selection
Studies discuss the need to optimize screening approaches and to improve treatment selection for older adults
May
18
2015
New Studies Call for Smarter Approach to Prostate Cancer Screening
Revisited prostate specific antigen (PSA) screening methods may help minimize testing frequency and better identify high-risk patients
May
18
2015
Studies Demonstrate Risks, Benefits of Testosterone Therapy
Research highlights new information for men with hypogonadism
May
17
2015
Sperm Banking Rates Increase with Counseling for Cancer Patients
New study examines the value of counseling on fertility preservation for newly-diagnosed men with cancer
May
17
2015
Studies Show Quitting Smoking Improves Outcomes in Urologic Disease
Former smokers fare better than current smokers after urologic surgery
May
17
2015
Impact of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Guidelines Raise Concerns
New studies highlight the impact of 2012 USPSTF recommendations on prostate cancer screening rates by primary care physicians, disparities in screening rates for African American men
May
17
2015
Medical Residents Have Positive Impact on Patient and Surgeon Satisfaction
New study provides evidence for health system support for urology education
May
16
2015
Studies Raise Questions about Appropriate Urinary Tract Infection Management
New studies evaluate the presence of urinary tract infections (UTIs) and their impact on screening, diagnosis and treatment guidelines
May
16
2015
Assessment of Frailty Helps Doctors and Patients Plan Better for Surgery
Panel to discuss how assessments of frailty can predict post-surgery health
May
16
2015
Lack of Sexual Health Knowledge Among Young Males
National survey evaluates high-risk sexual behaviors in young males
May
15
2015
Beyond The Wrinkles: Botulinum Toxin A and Its Innovative Treatment for Bladder Disorders
Panel discusses management, safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin to treat overactive and neurogenic bladder
May
15
2015
The Power of “Clowning Around”
New study highlights role medical clowns play in reducing anxiety, pain and medical costs of children undergoing surgery
May
15
2015
Penile Fracture – Not a Wait-And-See Situation
Study suggests waiting several hours before treatment can result in impaired erectile function
May
12
2015
AUA Census Highlights State of Urology Workforce
Workforce, training and practice patterns among areas of interest
Mar
10
2015
American Urological Association Names New Chair of Global Initiatives
Leading USC Urologist Dr. Inderbir Gill selected to guide international activity
Feb
20
2015
American Urological Association Names New Chair of Research
Dr. Aria Olumi selected to lead next chapter of AUA Research Initiatives
Jan
20
2015
American Urological Association Announces Recipients of Inaugural Data Grants
Awards to support population-based, data-driven research in urology
Jan
20
2015
AUA Announces 2015 Annual Award Winners
Awards Recognize Top Urologists, Honor Service to Specialty and Society
Nov
25
2014
Long-Term Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer
New Study in The Journal of Urology® Analyzed Results from Three Independent Registries
Nov
24
2014
AUA Names Inaugural H. Logan Holtgrewe Legislative Fellow
Dr. C.J. Stimson selected for prestigious new fellowship program
Oct
28
2014
American Urological Association Announces Incoming Editor for The Journal of Urology®
Dr. Joseph A. Smith, Jr. named editor of the field’s most widely read and highly cited journal
Oct
16
2014
How Closely Do Urologists Adhere to AUA Guidelines?
Urologists Evaluate Physician Adherence to the American Urological Association’s BPH/LUTS Guidelines to Establish Benchmark for Future Research in The Journal of Urology®
Oct
15
2014
American Urological Association Names New Chair of Education
Dr. Victor Nitti tapped to lead critical efforts of AUA Office of Education
Jul
29
2014
Surgical Coalition: Institute of Medicine Releases Important Report on the Future of Graduate Medical Education
Current and future surgical shortages will fail to meet the needs of patients limiting access to care
Jul
21
2014
New, Accurate Epigenetic Test Could Eliminate Unnecessary Repeat Biopsies for Prostate Cancer
Results Confirmed by Two Independent Trials, Report Researchers in The Journal of Urology®
May
20
2014
Metabolic Syndrome Disorders, Diet May Boost Prostate Cancer Risk
New studies highlight impact of certain conditions on prostate cancer severity, role diet may play in etiology
May
19
2014
The Predictive Powers of PSA: Working Smarter to Detect Prostate Cancer
Panel to discuss key questions about when and how to use prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing for early detection and prediction of deadly cancer
May
19
2014
Studies Examine Impact of Social Media, Television on Literacy and Perception of Vaginal Mesh and Removal Surgery
Panel discusses patient perception and experience of changing landscape in surgical use of vaginal mesh
May
18
2014
Study Shows Link Between Low Sperm Count, Birth Defects Should Not be of Concern
Assessment of sperm quality suggests no association with congenital anomalies
May
18
2014
Efficacy of Diagnosing, Treating and Managing Febrile Urinary Tract Infections in Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux
Panel addresses success of antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing febrile UTI as well as the impact of the American Academy of Pediatrics UTI 2011 Guidelines for diagnosing and managing febrile UTI in Children with VUR
May
18
2014
Sexual Side Effects of Alpha Blockers and 5-Alpha-Reductase Inhibitors
Panel discusses changes in a man’s sexual function after a bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy and in those with LUTS/BPH
May
18
2014
New Studies Highlight Benefits, Risks of Testosterone Therapy
New data also indicate who may benefit most from treatment
May
17
2014
Benefits, Outcomes and Limitations of Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
Panel discusses long-term effect on quality of life
May
17
2014
Contributing Factors to the Diagnosis and Outcomes of Bladder Cancer
Studies discuss physical activity, obesity, and hematuria evaluation across race and gender in bladder cancer mortality risk
May
17
2014
Beyond The Wrinkles: Botulinum Toxin A and Its Innovative Treatments for Bladder Disorders
Panel discusses management, safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin to treat overactive and neurogenic bladder
May
17
2014
Racial Variations, Cost and Influence of Access to Care for Testicular Cancer
Panel discusses self-exam cost analysis and factors affecting access to care
May
15
2014
Urology Care Foundation Announces Prestigious Awards
Awards honor outstanding physician and –scientist researchers
May
14
2014
AUA Releases New Clinical Guideline on the Medical Management of Kidney Stones
Provides a Clinical Framework for the Diagnosis, Prevention and Follow-up of Adult Patients with Kidney Stones
May
14
2014
AUA Releases New Clinical Guideline on Urologic Trauma
Targets five primary urotrauma areas
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