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Recommendation against PSA test too drastic

  • May 22, 2012
  • Number of views: 3499
A new recommendation issued today by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force against routine PSA testing for healthy men age 50 and older goes too far, says a prostate cancer expert at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

A Far Journey Rewarded

  • November 18, 2010
  • Number of views: 4700


After a surprising diagnosis, a Californian turns to Barnes-Jewish Hospital for care made possible by charitable gifts

Physicians Say PSA Testing For Prostate Cancer Should Be More Targeted

  • October 14, 2010
  • Number of views: 3295
While prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer, the most common way of screening for the disease is under question from many in the medical community.

Kibel Named Holekamp Family Chair

  • August 3, 2010
  • Number of views: 4159
Adam Kibel, MD, has been named the Holekamp Family Chair in Urology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Barnes-Jewish One of 14 Hospitals in America on U.S.News “Honor Roll”

  • July 14, 2010
  • Number of views: 11592

Barnes-Jewish Hospital and its physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine are one of only 14 hospitals and medical institutions in the country listed among America’s elite medical centers in U.S.News & World Report’s List of “America’s Best Hospitals.”

Endowed Chair : Minimizing Cancer Surgery, Maximizing Outcomes

  • May 9, 2010
  • Number of views: 4639


When it comes to improving care for patients facing kidney, prostate or testicular cancer, Washington University and Siteman Cancer Center urologic surgeon R. Sherburne Figenshau, MD, thinks small — smaller incisions, smaller cuts and smaller amounts of time inside the body.

Surgeons at Barnes-Jewish Perform 1,000th da Vinci Case

  • February 1, 2010
  • Number of views: 6721

Surgeons at Barnes-Jewish Hospital hit a milestone in January with their 1,000th robotic surgery case using the da Vinci surgical system.

Urologist Showcases Best Practices Through Virtual Learning

  • December 7, 2009
  • Number of views: 4134

Urologist Sam Bhayani, MD, is the first to interactively broadcast his surgery nationally, allowing physicians in other parts of the country to learn his surgical techniques.

Enlarging problem for men has new alternative

  • October 2, 2007
  • Number of views: 3875

Robot to perform minimally invasive surgery for patients with prostate cancer

  • October 1, 2007
  • Number of views: 3477
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