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Urology at UW Health is consistently ranked among the country's top programs and offers center-oriented specialty treatments and consultations in Pediatric Urology, urologic cancers, stone disease, urinary tract infections, voiding dysfunction and infertility.

 

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Doctors Can Miss Bladder Cancer Symptoms in Older Women

Doctors Can Miss Bladder Cancer Symptoms in Older Women

Madison, Wisconsin - Older women wait longer than men for a correct bladder cancer diagnosis and die more often from the disease, according to University of Wisconsin-Madison research presented at the American Urology Association in New Orleans. ...
5/18/2015 | Doctors Can Miss Bladder Cancer Symptoms in Older Women

UW-Madison Awarded $8.3 Million for New Urological Research Center

UW-Madison Awarded $8.3 Million for New Urological Research Center

Madison, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin-Madison has been awarded an $8.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a research center focused on urological health. The George O'Brien Center at UW-Madison is a collabo...
10/28/2014 | UW-Madison Awarded $8.3 Million for New Urological Research Center

Researchers Pinpoint Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Researchers Pinpoint Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Madison, Wisconsin - Men who appear to have low-risk prostate cancer could have more confidence in their diagnosis thanks to a model developed by a research team at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. The study has been published in th...
9/09/2013 | Researchers Pinpoint Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Researchers Develop More Reliable Prostate Cancer Test

Researchers Develop More Reliable Prostate Cancer Test

Madison, Wisconsin - A first-of-its-kind study has found that widespread cellular changes in otherwise normal tissue may be a “cancer signature” that could either support the decision for repeat biopsies or prevent unnecessary ones. ...
4/01/2013 | Researchers Develop More Reliable Prostate Cancer Test

One of Our Best Graduates Returns to UW

One of Our Best Graduates Returns to UW

Madison, Wisconsin - Dr. Sara Best recently joined UW Health's Department of Urology after completing a fellowship in Endourology and Minimally Invasive Urology at the University of Texas-Southwestern in Dallas. Best is a graduate of the Un...
2/17/2012 | One of Our Best Graduates Returns to UW

Unique Research for a Common Problem

Unique Research for a Common Problem

Madison, Wisconsin - From bacteria to cranberries, Dr. Walt Hopkins' research brings us closer to understanding and treating urinary tract infections and prostatitis. Dr. Hopkins has been with the University of Wisconsin Department of Urology si...
2/17/2012 | Unique Research for a Common Problem

UW Hospital and Clinics Among Top 50 in Seven Specialties, First in Madison

UW Hospital and Clinics Among Top 50 in Seven Specialties, First in Madison

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is the top-ranked hospital in the Madison area and is also among the top 50 U.S. hospitals in seven medical specialties, according to the 2011 edition of U.S. News and World Report's "...
7/18/2011 | UW Hospital and Clinics Among Top 50 in Seven Specialties, First in Madison

UW Health Urologist Motivated by Progress, Opportunity

UW Health Urologist Motivated by Progress, Opportunity

Madison, Wisconsin - Last fall another outstanding cancer specialist, E. Jason Abel, MD, joined UW Health's Department of Urology. After completing urology residency training at the University of Utah, Dr. Abel completed a urologic oncology fell...
4/19/2011 | UW Health Urologist Motivated by Progress, Opportunity