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2011-08-02 10:49:00

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sanford J. Siegel, president and CEO of Chesapeake Urology Associates, is pleased to announce that Dr. Julio G. Davalos has joined the practice's Glen Burnie office. He is certified by the American Board of Urology and is fluent in both English and Spanish. Dr. Davalos treats all aspects of adult urology. His special interest is in kidney stone disease and he specializes in providing comprehensive surgical, medical and preventive care...

2010-10-25 12:39:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology Associates, PA is pleased to announce that five of its urologists and two of its radiation oncologists have been selected by their peers as Top Docs in Baltimore Magazine. The five urologists are: Bruce W. Berger, M.D., F.A.C.S., specialist in diseases of the prostate, kidney and bladder, enlarged prostate and kidney stones, (Owings Mills office); Daniel D. Dietrick, M.D., F.A.C.S., chief of surgery at St. Joseph Medical Center in...

2010-10-19 08:07:00

Fifth Most Frequently Diagnosed Cancer in U.S. Affects Approximately 70,000 Americans Each Year NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bladder cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, yet most people know nothing about it. To help enhance the public's understanding of the risks and signs of bladder cancer and the importance of early detection and treatment options, the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) will hold its regional Bladder Cancer...

2010-10-12 11:17:00

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology Associates, PA (CUA) is pleased to announce that urologist Dr. Marnie Robinson has joined the practice. Dr. Robinson treats all aspects of adult urology. She has a special interest in kidney stone disease, including prevention and treatment using surgical management as well as metabolic evaluation. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Robinson earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas...

2009-12-08 11:58:00

Through her leadership role at the AUA Foundation, Vassos promotes the highest standards of urological patient care BALTIMORE, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) Foundation is pleased to announce that its Executive Director Sandra Vassos was presented with the Star Award this morning at The New York Women's Agenda 2009 Star Breakfast in New York City. The Star Award recognizes distinguished women leaders across a broad spectrum of professions....

2008-08-04 15:00:55

U.S. medical scientists say they've determined robotic surgery provides bladder cancer patients with dramatically faster recoveries. Urologic surgeons at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center say they have demonstrated considerable success with robotics for removal of the bladder -- a procedure known as a cystectomy. Led by Dr. Douglas Scherr, the researchers showed the robotic approach provides similar benefits to prostate resection, including dramatically...

2007-07-02 18:17:25

By ED SUSMAN U.S. researchers said Monday that focused electric pulses can puncture holes into cancer cells, killing those cells without using extremes of heat or cold that can damage other tissues. In laboratory experiments, a one-minute test utilizing irreversible electroporation destroyed 92 percent of tumors in mice, said Rafael Davalos, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. The key to this is that it is relatively simple to perform in places...


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