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Department of Urology Archives

New Clinician Spotlight: Jeffrey Tosoian

Mar. 11, 2022—Jeffrey Tosoian, MD, MPH, joined the Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently after completing his fellowship at the University of Michigan.

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Prostate cancer treatment regret

Dec. 9, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers suggest that to reduce treatment-related regret for men with localized prostate cancer, treatment preparation should focus on shared decision-making and aligning patient expectations with treatment toxicity.

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Program extends palliative care knowledge to improve patient care

Nov. 18, 2021—A new resource at Vanderbilt is helping medical students, residents and even long-standing medical faculty to enhance their palliative care skills.

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Combo therapy slows prostate cancer

Oct. 19, 2021—A new combination treatment showed promise in slowing the growth of castration-resistant prostate cancer in animal models, Vanderbilt researchers discovered.

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Stimson named CMO of Employee Health Plans

Aug. 4, 2021—C.J. Stimson, MD, JD, assistant professor of Urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the VUMC and Vanderbilt University Employee Health Plans.

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Treating metastatic prostate cancer

Jun. 22, 2021—An indirect comparative effectiveness study using published data suggests that the targeted therapy olaparib should be re-evaluated for treating metastatic prostate cancer.

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Rodes and Patricia Hart establish second chair in Department of Urology

Apr. 14, 2021—H. Rodes Hart, BA’54, and Patricia Ingram Hart, BA’57, whose generous gifts continue to advance the mission of Vanderbilt as one of the world’s great universities for learning and discovery, have endowed a second chair in Urologic Surgery.

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Stimulation device helps patients with bladder disorders reprogram

Mar. 8, 2021—A neurostimulator surgically implanted above the buttocks to reprogram how the bladder senses the filling of urine is helping patients with debilitating bladder and bowel disorders that are often life-limiting.

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Vanderbilt Health Belle Meade opens Jan. 18

Jan. 18, 2021—Vanderbilt Health Belle Meade, a 50,000-square-foot outpatient facility that offers additional space for urology, orthopaedic and oncology services, along with cancer infusion therapy, opens Jan. 18.

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Recurrent UTIs linked to hidden reservoir

Jul. 9, 2020—Bacterial invasion of vaginal cells sets up a protective niche and a reservoir for recurrent urinary tract infections, Vanderbilt researchers demonstrated.

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Urologist Dmochowski named ABU president

Apr. 23, 2020—The American Board of Urology (ABU) is naming Roger Dmochowski, MD, MMHC, professor, Department of Urologic Surgery, and associate surgeon-in-chief at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, as its president for 2020-2021.

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Physicians, engineering students, families and friends construct DIY face shields

Apr. 2, 2020—As the number of COVID-19 infections continues to grow, Nashville resident Kobie Pretorius was searching for some way to provide meaningful help to others. And she realized her apprehension was spiking each morning as her husband went out the door for work.

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