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November 9, 2018

MHCC Co-Chairs Recognized for Contribution to GENTLeMEN Study

Loch Anderson and Allyn Perkins, co-chairs of UW Urology’s Men’s Health Campaign Council (MHCC), were recognized in an article by UW Medicine for their contribution toward the GENTLeMEN study, which is lead by oncologist Bruce Montgomery, M.D. This study assesses whether men with metastatic prostate cancer have DNA repair deficiencies. Loch and Allyn believe in the science…


November 1, 2018

Welcome to Movember!

Movember is upon us and the University of Washington Men’s Health Campaign Council encourages you to get involved in fundraising efforts this month toward improving Men’s Health. One such effort is a giving program called Sunday Fundraise, held by Flatstick Pub. With the Movember Foundation being the November giving recipient, a portion of the proceeds of each pint sold…


Starts Today! Sign up for Fred Hutch and SCCA’s MOVE FOR MOVEMBER

MOVE FOR MOVEMBER challenges you to join in raising awareness for prostate cancer by participating in physical activity on each of the 30 days in November. Join Fred Hutch and SCCA today by following these steps: Step 1 Join the MoDawgs Movember team page: Join MoDawgs Step 2 Get moving and raise awareness/funds for men’s health Step 3 Join…


October 25, 2018

Men’s Health Social at Floating Bridge Brewery

The UW Medicine Men’s Health Campaign Council (MHCC) held a Men’s Health Social at Floating Bridge Brewery on the evening of Wednesday, October 24. Organized by Travis Harth, Movember champion and volunteer member of the MHCC, the event raised funds for the UW Medicine ACCELERATE Campaign, to be designated toward supporting outreach and research in Men’s…


October 22, 2018

Men’s Health Social – Wed, 10/24 from 4-7 p.m.

Travis Harth, Movember champion and volunteer member of the UW Medicine Men’s Health Campaign Council (MHCC), has organized a Men’s Health Social for Wednesday night, 10/24, from 4-7 p.m. at Floating Bridge Brewing, which is located at 722 NE 45th St. in Seattle. A dollar for every pint sold will be donated to the UW…


October 15, 2018

Reminder: Nov 10-11 AUA Educational Opportunity – Practical PCNL: from Access to Exit

Please join the American Urological Association (AUA) on November 10-11, 2018 for a hands-on course, Practical PCNL: from Access to Exit. The course will by directed by Robert Sweet, MD, FACS, and will take place at the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The course is designed for the practicing Urologist who wants to gain comfort…


October 1, 2018

Dr. Kevin Ostrowski Talks to UW Medicine’s Right as Rain about Vasectomies

Our Dr. Kevin Ostrowski recently spoke to the UW Medicine publication, Right as Rain about vasectomies, providing information for partners and those who have received the procedure that may help them navigate the experience together. One of Dr. Ostrowski’s suggestions is that partners keep dialogue open and offer support to the vasectomy recipient. He provides additional context and further suggestions within the article. Click here…


September 28, 2018

Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS Delivers 2018 Paul H. Lange, MD, FACS Endowed Lecture to a Full Audience

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Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS delivered the  2018 Paul H. Lange, MD, FACS Endowed Lecture, “Adjuvant Therapies for Renal Cancers – What We Think We Know” to a full audience on the evening of Thursday, September 27 in the Orin Smith Auditorium on UW Medicine’s South Lake Union campus. Dr. Uzzo is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery,…


September 27, 2018

Message from the Chair: September 2018

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The Department of Urology at the University of Washington offers a vibrant academic environment where we collectively Heal, Comfort, Teach and Wonder as part of our mission to improve health. At the outset of my 10th year serving as Chair of Urology, I want to take the opportunity in this message to acknowledge our tremendous…


September 14, 2018

Successful Men’s Health Seminar

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UW Urology held a well-attended Men’s Health Seminar on the evening of September 13, 2018 at University of Washington’s Kane Hall. Presenters, Dr. Thomas Walsh and Dr. Kevin Ostrowski, spoke on Erectile Dysfunction and Stress Urinary Incontinence, respectively. We were pleased to host an engaged audience and educate them on signs, symptoms and treatment options,…



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