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UCLA Urology is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Nicholas Donin, Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology. As a clinician Dr. Donin focuses on the management of patients with urologic malignancies, including kidney, prostate, and bladder cancer. As a researcher he is currently focusing on novel approaches to the treatment of patients with renal pelvic tumors. He is practicing urologic oncology and general urology and will see patients at UCLA Urology offices in Burbank and Santa Clarita.
Cured of Kidney Cancer by UCLA
Reporter Lance Orozco chronicles his journey with kidney cancer, for which he was treated in 2012 at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. NPR-affiliate KCLU aired a segment about his five-year checkup with Dr. Mark Litwin, chair of urology at UCLA. Listen to the story >
Dr. Brian Shuch, UCLA urologic oncologist, was recently named Co-Chair of the Renal Cancer Subcommittee of the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG). The SWOG Cancer Research Network is the oldest and largest publicly funded cancer research network. SWOG is funded by the National Cancer Institute and designs and conducts cancer medical, surgical, and radiation clinical trials. UCLA is a member of the SWOG network along with over 1000 other clinical institutions. Dr. Shuch replaces the former Co-Chair, Dr. Edward Messing, a former UCLA Urologic Oncology Fellow (1980-1982), who is the Chair Emeritus of University of Rochester. Congratulations!