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New job listing: Dalhousie and Nova Scotia Health

The Department of Urology at Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health is seeking a full-time academic urologist to join the department. Anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2022.

 

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Updated Fellowship Listing: MIUS NOSM

Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery Fellowship Program | Northern Ontario School of Medicine:

A one-year postgraduate fellowship program providing specialized training in minimally invasive urologic surgery. The program offers hands-on clinical experience with advanced endoscopic surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia and stone disease. This program integrates clinical and research work in stone disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It also includes education on the work-up and medical management of BPH and stone disease.

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#CUAWellnessChallenge

CUA Members! Join us on the Road to PEI Challenge for CUA2022 via the Count.It app or on the web!

Download the app today, and then:
1) click SIGN UP & follow the prompts
2) click JOIN A GROUP & Enter Invite Code: 8473e3f0

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Updated: Prostate Cancer Drug Access Listing

CUA's Prostate Cancer Drug Access Listing was recently updated and is now posted on UROpedia Canada

Several provincial listing changes were included in this update.

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Integration of TICE and VERITY-BCG(TM)

TO: Physicians Prescribing Treatment for Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC)

  • Until 2021, TICE BCG was the only strain available in Canada.
  • A second strain of BCG recently received conditional approval by Health Canada in 2021 and is available in the Canadian market: VERITY-BCGTM.
  • The past shortage of BCG is therefore resolved.

The Medical Advisory Board of Bladder Cancer Canada, with endorsement by the Canadian Urological Association (2021), has reviewed and support the following suggestions. Click "READ MORE" for full details. 

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Updated! CUA PSA Screening Pocket Guide

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Now posted on CUA Guidelines page!

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CUA's New Silver Corporate Sponsor

Tolmar is a proud Silver Corporate Sponsor of CUA.

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For more information about Tolmar, click here >

AUA Award Winners 2021

Each year, the American Urological Association honors the contributions of physician researchers and educators to the field of medicine, the specialty of urology, and the AUA.

Hugh Hampton Young Award

Yves Fradet, MD

For outstanding mentorship, research, leadership and exemplary surgical care of patients with urologic cancers

Distinguished Contribution Award

Fred Saad, MD

For numerous significant contributions to the study and understanding of advanced prostate cancer

Victor A. Politano Award

Mary Ann Lynn Stothers, MD, MHSc

For excellence in advancing innovative methods for treating urinary incontinence throughout the world

Newly elected Honorary Member Award

J. Curtis Nickel, MD

For outstanding contributions as a urologic researcher and leadership on AUA Committees.

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Lupron Depot are Now Back in Stock

AbbVie is pleased to inform you that all formulations of LUPRON DEPOT are now available.  More importantly, the inventory shortage which affected the availability of LUPRON DEPOT has now been completely resolved. We do not foresee any future disruptions.

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An update on transvaginal mesh for CUA Members

Blayne Welk, Duane Hickling, Greg Bailly, Stephen Steele, Richard Baverstock, Jacques Corcos, Kevin Carlson

2019

 

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