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The Urology Department at UCLA provides treatment for urological conditions of all kinds.

For over 50 years, the urology specialists at UCLA have continued to break new ground and set the standards of care for patients suffering from urological conditions. About Us » | Physicians »

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April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

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Mark S. Litwin, M.D., M.PH., Chief of Urology at UCLA, and Testicular Cancer Survivor, Jonathan Sommers, speak to Fox 11 News about testicular cancer symptoms.
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Interview with Bill Carroll
UCLA Urologist Dr. Mark Litwin and Cancer Survivor Educate the Public about Testicular Cancer during Testicular Cancer Awareness
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Dr. Hu and Link to article

UCLA Study Finds Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Offers Better Cancer Control

Dr. Jim C. Hu -- An observational study from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that prostate cancer patients who undergo robotic-assisted prostate surgery have fewer instances of cancer cells at the edge of their surgical specimen and less need for additional cancer treatments like hormone or radiation therapy than patients who have traditional "open" surgery.
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Dexter & Charlie's Story

Patient Story: End-stage Renal Disease

Caring for Toddlers with Kidney Conditions at UCLA
Dexter & Charlie's Story -- Teri Parcon was looking forward to the birth of her son, Dexter, when a routine prenatal ultrasound revealed some bad news: Her baby had end-stage renal disease, a condition resulting in severely limited kidney function and requiring either dialysis or transplantation to ensure survival.
Dexter & Charlie's Story » | Pediatric Urology Program »

eReferral system

Are You a Referring Physician?

The eReferral system has been launched to allow for easy, secure electronic communications directly with a UCLA Urologist regarding your patient. Refer Patients » | eReferral »

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