Drs. Litwin & Saigal - UCLA Urology receives prestigious research funding for prostate cancer. UCLA Urology received two significant grants that directly assist men diagnosed with prostate cancer. The state awarded $9.3 million to support the IMPACT program thatprovides prostate cancer treatment for uninsured and underinsured men in California. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute awarded $1.9 million to fund research on ways to improve the decision-making process for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.
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Dr. Jeffery Veale, associate professor of urology, explains how a transplant surgeon sees the world in this video: All Kidneys Are Pink. The human beings in which they're housed can have various skin colors, attend various places of worship, have various political affiliations and live in various parts of the country. But their kidneys? They are all, quite simply, pink. The UCLA Kidney Transplant Program leads the nation in numbers and vision. Story on uclahealth.org >
Screening For Prostate Cancer Requires Careful Consideration. KQED featured Dr. Mark Litwin, chair of urology at UCLA, in an on-air discussion on KQED Forum, a popular talk show hosted by Michael Krasny, about new developments in prostate cancer screening recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Litwin is a member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. Story on KQED > | More Urology News >
UCLA Urology expands to Santa Clarita. Our accessible Santa Clarita urology location provides general adult urology services, as well as specialized care for kidney stone treatment. Our expert team includes Dr. Nishant Patel, Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology and specialist in kidney stone disease. Dr. Patel coordinates multi-specialty care at the Santa Clarita urology office >