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Newly Approved Prostate Cancer Scan Can Detect Cells that Have Spread to Lymph Nodes News

Newly Approved Prostate Cancer Scan Can Detect Cells that Have Spread to Lymph Nodes

A revolutionary new diagnostic method for prostate cancer can detect prostate cancer cells that have spread to lymph nodes both inside and outside the pelvis, according to the UC San Francisco and UCLA team whose earlier work led to the test’s FDA approval.
Hemodialysis Significantly Decreased for Patient with Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 in UCSF Study of Nedosiran News

Hemodialysis Significantly Decreased for Patient with Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 in UCSF Study of Nedosiran

Researchers at UC San Francisco reported successful compassionate use of nedosiran to dramatically reduce plasma oxalate levels in a patient with primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1).
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
UCSF Offers Growing Options for Focal Therapy in Prostate Cancer News

UCSF Offers Growing Options for Focal Therapy in Prostate Cancer

In its commitment to tailoring prostate cancer treatment to the needs of each patient, UC San Francisco’s Department of Urology uses focal therapy as an important option for men with clinically significant cancers that are located in one region of the prostate.
Pediatric Urology Services Document

Pediatric Urology Services

Our pediatric urologists and nurse practitioners are experts in the treatment of genital and urologic conditions in children and adolescents.
UCSF Researchers Help Gain FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique News

UCSF Researchers Help Gain FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique

Method is a ‘game changer’ that should become the standard of care, say UCSF researchers who validated its effectiveness.
Dr. Raj Pruthi on Single-Port Robotic Radical Cystectomy and Prostatectomy News

Dr. Raj Pruthi on Single-Port Robotic Radical Cystectomy and Prostatectomy

Single-port robotic surgery for bladder and prostate cancer: Interview with Dr. Raj Pruthi
UCSF Improving Pre-Kidney Transplant Process Document

UCSF Improving Pre-Kidney Transplant Process

Deborah B. Adey, MD Medical Director, Kidney Transplant, shares some very exciting news regarding upcoming changes to the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant program.
Virtual Second Opinion for IBD Patients Now Available Document

Virtual Second Opinion for IBD Patients Now Available

Now you can schedule a virtual second-opinion consult for any patient with IBD, including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, pouchitis and IBD-undetermined.
Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Clinic Document

Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Clinic

UCSF is one of the few academic medical centers in the United States to offer islet auto-transplantation to minimize diabetes after total pancreatectomy.
Bariatric Surgery to Treat Morbid Obesity Document

Bariatric Surgery to Treat Morbid Obesity

The UCSF Bariatric Surgery Center's capabilities include providing bariatric procedures to obese patients with end-stage kidney or liver disease.
Adult Kidney Transplant Program Document

Adult Kidney Transplant Program

UCSF's multidisciplinary transplant team is part of the largest paired kidney registry in the U.S., which provides access to living donor transplantation for incompatible pairs.