Advances in Urology

Our urology program provides expert care to our patients.

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Oncology, Urology

Novel Combination Therapy Targets Advanced Prostate Cancer

Columbia medical oncologist leads clinical trial to determine safety of combining ONC-392 with Lutetium Lu 177 vipivotide tetraxetan (Pluvicto) in patients with PSMA-positive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

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Oncology, Urology

Urologist Finds Partial Cystectomy Does Not Compromise Survival in Subset of Patients With Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Columbia physician evaluates survival outcomes in patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer treated with partial or radical cystectomy.

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NewYork-Presbyterian Takes a Multidisciplinary Approach to Address Pelvic Floor Disorders in Women

Weill Cornell Medicine urologist leads creation of the first comprehensive multidisciplinary center for female pelvic health in New York City.

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Investigating Underlying Mechanisms in Bladder Cancer

A Columbia surgeon-scientist/urologic oncologist pursues translational research via patient-derived organoid lines to study the molecular profiles of non-muscle invasive and muscle invasive bladder tumors.

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Bladder Preservation or Radical Cystectomy: Understanding the Options

Columbia urologists investigate if bladder preservation may be appropriate for well-selected patents with high-risk recurrent non-muscle invasive cancer who have previously been treated with intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin.

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Focal Therapy: A Novel Approach for Prostate Cancer Management

A Weill Cornell Medicine specialist in both urology and interventional radiology discusses the potential benefits of MRI-guided focused ultrasound, the latest ablative treatment for patients with intermediate risk prostate cancer.

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Acute Care Urology Service Expedites Treatment, Improves Outcomes

Columbia urologists implement an acute care urology service in the Emergency Department and evaluate its growth and effectiveness over a six-year period in managing patients presenting with nephrolithiasis.

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Chronic Psychological Stress and Lower Urinary Tract Function: Exploring the Link

A Weill Cornell Medicine physician-scientist and renowned urologic surgeon examines how animal models aid in investigating the role of environmental stress in the development of urinary symptoms, voiding dysfunction, and bladder pain.

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Surgical Management for Localized Renal Cancer: A Look at Disparities in Care

Columbia urologic oncology study explores the effect of socioeconomic status on the use of partial or radical nephrectomy for localized renal masses.

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Is it Sepsis? Evaluating Patients with Ureteral Stones in the ED

To improve clinical decision-making, Columbia urologists create a new protocol to identify high risk patients.

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Comprehensive Programs Focus on Male Reproductive Health

Physicians in the Departments of Urology at NewYork-Presbyterian offer the most advanced diagnostic technologies and treatment strategies to address male infertility, sexual dysfunction, and low testosterone.

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Prostate Cancer: Perspectives on Therapeutic Advances

With the advent of robotically assisted and minimally invasive surgical practices, along with newer imaging approaches, clinicians at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell are providing care with dramatically transformed treatment options.

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Reconstructive Urology: Helping to Restore Quality of Life

The Division of Reconstructive Urologic Surgery in the Department of Urology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, in collaboration with Gynecologic Oncology, Colorectal Surgery, and Plastic Surgery, addresses the myriad issues related to surgically restoring lower urinary tract and genital form and function.

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A Dedicated Team Focuses on Urinary Disorders

The specialists in the Department of Urology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia bring their combined skills and experience in a range of treatment options for urinary disorders, including voiding dysfunction and urinary tract infection, whilst pursuing clinical research in a number of areas critical to improving treatment outcomes.

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