News & Events


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Q. When are "watchful waiting" and "active surveillance" good options for men with prostate cancer?

As an American of Indian origin, I resolved long ago to contribute to the laType equation here.nd of my ancestors in some way in those early years, and the AUA allowed me to fulfill that dream as the first AUA/USI Exchange Scholar.

Bob BruininksIn late 2009, former University of Minnesota President Bob Bruininks received the diagnosis no one wants to hear: cancer. On an intellectual level, he knew that stage-1 prostate cancer is eminently treatable—and in his case, it had been caught early—but that knowledge was cold comfort when faced with additional tests and the uncertainty of what to do next.

When Ron Poole talks about the Institute for Prostate and Urologic Cancer (IPUC), he can’t help but showcase the skills that have made him a successful investment counselor. He’s eager to pitch the center and its mission. But just as he would pick a stock or business venture, he supported the CPC only after careful research.


Upcoming Visiting Lecturer:

Sharad Paul, MD

Date: April 11, 2017
Time: 7:00 AM
Location: Mayo Memorial Auditorium 

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In the News

Renal & Urology News
January 20, 2017
Minnesota Public Radio
January 18, 2011