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Tuesday, October 4th 2016

Ben Stiller Raises Prostate Cancer Awareness by Discussing his Diagnosis

Actor Ben Stiller announced his diagnosis with prostate cancer, based on a routine PSA test done in his 40’s.  His cancer was intermediate-risk and he was successfully treated with surgery.  He came forward about his diagnosis this week to raise awareness about the importance of PSA testing for early prostate cancer diagnosis at a curable stage.  Here… Read More


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Wednesday, December 2nd 2015

Urology Care Foundation- A Great Source of Patient Information

I recently returned from a meeting of the Technology and Publications Committee of the Urology Care Foundation.  This is the official foundation of the American Urological Association, which provides educational materials and other resources for patients. One particularly impressive resource that our committee oversees is the patient magazine called Urology Health Extra.  Here is a… Read More


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Tuesday, December 1st 2015

Welcome to Dr. Stacy Loeb’s blog!

Welcome to Dr. Stacy Loeb’s blog!  Stay tuned to this section for urology updates, research findings and conference highlights. Check the publications tab for previous research related to: prostate cancer: PSA Screening, biomarkers, genetics, epidemiology, prostate biopsy, staging, active surveillance, treatment. other urology topics: surgical technique, uro-oncology, benign disease social media


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Friday, August 25th 2017

Tosoian JJ, Loeb S, Epstein JI, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Schaeffer EM. “Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer: Use, Outcomes, Imaging, and Diagnostic Tools.” American Society of Clinical Oncology Educational Book. 2016;35:e235-45. PMID: 27249729 Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26954332


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Tuesday, August 8th 2017

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand- New Zealand Section Meeting, October 11-13, 2017

Dr Stacy Loeb is lecturing at the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand- New Zealand Section Meeting on October 11-13, 2017 in Tauranga. https://forumpoint2.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/usanz-nzuns-conference-2017/usanz17


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Tuesday, August 8th 2017

Community Education on Prostate Cancer at NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center on September 28, 2017

Dr Stacy Loeb is giving a community lecture on Prostate Cancer at the NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center on September 28, 2017. http://nyulangone.org/locations/perlmutter-cancer-center/perlmutter-cancer-center-educational-events


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Monday, August 7th 2017

Dani H, Loeb S. “The Role of Prostate Cancer Biomarkers in Undiagnosed Men.” Current Opinion Urology 2017; 27: 210-216. PMID 28212119 Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28212119


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Monday, August 7th 2017

Loeb S, Ross AE.  “Genomic testing for localized prostate cancer: where do we go from here?”  Current Opinion in Urology. 2017 Jun 28 epub. PMID: 28661898     Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28661898


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Monday, August 7th 2017

Liss MA, Ehdaie B, Loeb S, Meng MV, Raman JD, Spears V, Stroup SP.   “An Update of the American Urological Association White Paper on the Prevention and Treatment of the More Common Complications Related to Prostate Biopsy.”  Journal of  Urology  2017 Mar 29 epub. PMID: 28363690     Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28363690 This is an updated American… Read More


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Monday, August 7th 2017

Loeb S, Peskoe SB, Joshu CE, Huang WY, Hayes RB, Carter HB, Isaacs WB, Platz EA “Do Environmental Factors Modify the Genetic Risk of Prostate Cancer?” Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers Prevention 2015; 24: 213. PMID: 25342390. Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25342390   This study examined effect modification by environmental factors of the association between single nucleotide polymorphisms with prostate… Read More


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Monday, August 7th 2017

Loeb S, Folkvaljon Y, Damber JE, Alukal J, Lambe M, Stattin P.   “Testosterone Replacement Therapy and Risk of Favorable and Aggressive Prostate Cancer.”  Journal of Clinical Oncology 2017;35(13):1430-1436.  PMID: 28447913.     Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28447913


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Thursday, June 29th 2017

Ciprut S, Curnyn C, Davuluri M, Sternberg K, Loeb S.  “Twitter Activity Associated with US News and World Report Reputation Scores for Urology Departments.”  Urology. 2017 Jun 29 epub.  PMID: 28669746.     Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28669746


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Wednesday, June 7th 2017

Sternberg KM, Loeb SL, Canes D, Donnelly L, Tsai MH. “The use of Twitter to facilitate sharing of clinical expertise in urology.” J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 epub Jun 7. PMID: 28591771.  Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28591771


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