Nature Reviews Urology highlights research on sarcopenia as a predictor for complications and survival following radical cystectomy.
Patients with poor nutritional status before bladder cancer operation have a higher risk of postoperative complications
New ACS NSQIP® study led by Angela Smith, MD, Assistant Professor in the UNC Department of Urology and David C. Johnson, MD, MPH, senior urology resident, identifies low blood albumin level as an independent risk factor for surgical-related health problems after radical cystectomy.
Matthew Nielsen, MD appointed to newly-created American Medical Association (AMA)-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement® (PCPI®) Outcomes Ad Hoc Committee.
UNC Translational Research Team Receives Developmental Award to Explore Disparities in Bladder Cancer
Drs. David Chism, Hematology/Oncology fellow, and Matthew Milowsky, Associate Professor and co-director of the Multidisciplinary Urologic Oncolgy Program (http://unclineberger.org/meetourdoctors/milowsky) recently received a UNC Lineberger Cancer Center Developmental Award to support their project entitled, “Bladder cancer in African-Americans, defining intrinsic biology and outcome.”