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AUA Seeking Secretary Candidates, Applications
The AUA is currently seeking a highly qualified member to fill the position of secretary-elect beginning May 2014. If interested or know of a willing and capable candidate, a job description along with information about compensation, time commitments and travel requirements are available online at AUAnet.org/secretary. Application deadline is July 31.
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Book Your Hotel For The 89th Annual Meeting — Sept. 20 Cutoff Date, Sellout Expected
Be sure to book your hotel room for the "Best Week in Urology" before the Sept. 20 cutoff date. A sellout is expected. Join Western Section AUA members at the scenic Monterey Bay/Fisherman's Wharf and historic downtown Monterey, Calif. AAA Four Diamond and LEED Silver Certified Hotel, the Portola Hotel and Spa reflects the spirit of a rich cultural setting surrounded by modern amenities.
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IMPORTANT WESTERN SECTION DATES

Date Event
Opened March 1
2013 Annual Meeting hotel reservations
Opened May 17 2013 Annual Meeting early registration
June 17 Abstract deadline


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Dramatic Changes On Healthcare Horizon
Tulsa World
Among the many arguments leveled against Obamacare is one that goes like this: There already is a serious doctor shortage in places like Oklahoma, and it's getting worse, so we shouldn't flood the already-overburdened health-care infrastructure with lots more new patients.
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Men Pick Robotic Surgery For Prostate Cancer Despite Risks
NPR
Pretty much every medical organization has told men to back off on screening for prostate cancer, because it can lead to unneeded treatment, including surgery that can leave a man incontinent and impotent. But it's hard to resist a robot.
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Nerve Regeneration Restores Bladder Function In Rats
Urology Times
In what they are calling a breakthrough study, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic have restored significant bladder function through nerve regeneration in rats with the most severe spinal cord injuries.
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Male Infertility Linked To Cancer
The New York Times
Studies have shown that male infertility is associated with a slightly increased risk for various types of cancer, including testicular cancer, possibly because of shared genetic factors. About one in six infertile men have azoospermia, or no viable sperm in their ejaculate, and these men may be at the highest cancer risk, a new study shows.
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Obamacare Starts In 99 Days — 99 Things Need To Happen Before Then
The Washington Post
Obamacare hit a pretty important milestone recently: The law is now 100 days away from its main provisions coming into effect. That means the administration is pretty much in an all-out sprint to set up an infrastructure by which millions of Americans will soon purchase insurance coverage.
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Prostate Cancer Surgery Outcomes Worse In Obese Men
Renal & Urology News
Abdominal obesity is associated with an increased likelihood of surgical complications and worse functional outcomes in men undergoing radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer, according to new findings.
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Bladder Cancer Sniffed Out By Urine Tester
Medical News Today
Researchers in the U.K. have developed a device that can help diagnose the early stages of bladder cancer by "sniffing" the gas emitted from urine. The device analyzes the chemicals in the urine odor and produces a profile readout that shows whether cancer cells are present in the bladder.
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2 Urology Programs Elevated To Department Status
Urology Times
The urology programs at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and the University of California, San Diego have recently been designated as departments of urology.
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