Long known for his courage on the baseball field, Andre Dawson recently faced an even bigger personal challenge. “When I found out I had prostate cancer, I was scared to death,” said Dawson, 58, who was elected to the Hall of Fame after a stellar 21-year career. “But I tackled my cancer head on, and did what was necessary to get better. Now, I hope that sharing my story can save others’ lives.”
News and Media : 2013 :
A study led by Dipen J. Parekh, M.D., professor and Chair of Urology, may dramatically change kidney cancer surgical practices. “The study refutes a key assumption that has limited the adoption of nephron-sparing surgery (NSS),” said Parekh, who is also the Dr. Victor Politano Endowed Chair in Clinical Urology, and Director of Robotic Surgery.