Department of Urology Archives
Oct. 12, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Urology and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center are hosting a symposium for prostate cancer survivors and their families on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Aug. 10, 2023—Seven new leaders have been appointed to guide Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s research programs.
Aug. 8, 2023—A multidisciplinary team at Vanderbilt is working to create a real-time navigational system to decrease residual stone fragments left behind after kidney stone surgery.
Apr. 3, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found the number of prostate cancer patients in the U.S. choosing active surveillance over surgery or radiation has rapidly increased since 2010, rising from 16% to 60% for low-risk patients and from 8% to 22% for patients with favorable intermediate-risk cancers.
Mar. 30, 2023—The urology fellowship training program focused on women’s urologic health and reconstruction, known as Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, is celebrating its 20th anniversary and graduating its 20th fellow in June at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Feb. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt research found that a new drug company founded by entrepreneur Mark Cuban could save patients $1.29 billion a year based on 2020 Medicare Part D expenditures on just the nine most popular urological drugs.
Oct. 27, 2022—Research from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has revealed new information about the molecular pathways of cribriform prostate cancer.
Aug. 25, 2022—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered why the uropathogenic bacterium E. coli, the leading cause of urinary tract infections, is so tenacious; their findings could lead to new ways to prevent recurrent UTIs.
Aug. 4, 2022—Vanderbilt's REACH for Survivorship Clinic takes a holistic approach to help treat prostate cancer patients.