Blog


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


Comment
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


Comment
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


Comment
Wednesday, February 28th 2018

Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award

– 12/16-12/19 #ProstateCancer Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of Digital Media and Other Communications to Improve Prostate Cancer Advocacy, Research and Management The goal of this study is to examine prostate cancer digital media and communications.


Comment
Wednesday, February 28th 2018

Other awards and honors

2017 NYU School of Medicine Dean’s List Research Incentive Award 2017 British Journal of Urology International Social Media Award for Best Paper 2016 British Journal of Urology International Award for Most Outstanding Contribution to Social Media in Urology for #ILookLikeAUrologist Campaign 2015 European Association of Urology Congress Best Poster x2 2015 Journal of Urology Best… Read More


Comment
Wednesday, February 28th 2018

National Institutes of Health K07 Career Development Award

-9/13-9/18 Optimal Strategy for Conservative Management of Prostate Cancer The goal of this Career Development Award is to compare alternative approaches to active surveillance using a Markov model and to design tools to improve active surveillance.


Comment
Wednesday, February 28th 2018

New York State Department of Health

– 11/15-10/17 Prostate Cancer Treatment: Trends and Outcomes Among US Veterans The goal of this project is to examine prostate cancer treatment trends and outcomes in the US veteran population.


Comment
Friday, February 16th 2018

USANZ New Zealand Section

Tauranga, New Zealand . October 11-13, 2017 Lecture Topic: Localized prostate cancer update, active surveillance, prostate cancer markers, social media Category: prostate cancer, social media


Comment
Friday, February 16th 2018

Association of Academic European Urologists (AAEU)

Dresden, Germany . December 15-16, 2017 Lecture Topic: Active surveillance for prostate cancer Category: Prostate Cancer


Comment
Friday, February 16th 2018

3rd Annual USC L.A. Live Practical Urology Conference

Los Angeles, California . February 1-3, 2018 Lecture Topic:Using markers to improve selection for prostate biopsy, prostate biopsy complications Category: Prostate Cancer


Comment
Thursday, February 15th 2018

Dr Loeb on Determining Beneficial Test Options for Prostate Cancer (published July 2017)

OncLive: Dr Loeb on Determining Beneficial Test Options for Prostate Cancer (published July 2017)


Comment
Saturday, January 20th 2018

Society of Women in Urology

Las Vegas, Nevada. January 19-21, 2018 Lecture Topic: Genomic markers for prostate cancer, social media Category: Prostate Cancer, Social Media


Comment
Wednesday, December 6th 2017

Punnen S, Freedland SJ, Polascik TJ, Loeb S, Risk MC, Savage S, Mathur SC, Uchio E, Dong Y, Silberstein JL. ” A Multi-institutional Prospective Trial in the Veterans Affairs Health System confirms the 4Kscore maintains its Predictive value among African American Men.” Journal of Urology 2017, epub Dec 6. PMID: 29223389 Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29223389


Comment