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New hope for thousands of patients with advanced kidney cancer

TUF is delighted to introduce the first ever winner of The Urology Foundation Fulbright Scholarship, whose pioneering work could bring hope to the th ...

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September is the 4th Annual Urology Awareness Month!

Urological conditions will affect one in two people during the course of their lifetime, yet they remain shrouded in secrecy and silence. Incontinenc ...

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TUF funding could save NHS millions each year

The Urology Foundation is helping to develop a new diagnostic tool that could determine which patients have the most advanced types of prostate cance ...

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TUF-funded surgeons perform UK's first robotic kidney transplant

TUF is celebrating a double success as TUF-funded surgeons have carrid out the UK's first robotic kidney transplant. Guy's Hospital and The Royal Fre ...

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Understanding awareness and attitudes to continence

Wouldn’t it be great if the stigma surrounding incontinence was shaken a little? We are seeing this in mental health with people beginning to discuss ...

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A day in the life of: Continence nurse specialist Elaine Hazell

Elaine Hazell is a clinical nurse specialist (functional urology) at Guy’s Hospital, London.

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TUF launches World Continence Week campaign for 2017

A national survey by The Urology Foundation has found that one in three Brits and more than 40 per cent of women surveyed had experienced incontinenc ...

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Informed consent: Montgomery trumps Bolam

The old paternalistic system, where doctors could decide what to tell patients about the risks involved in a procedure, has gone. In this article, th ...

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Marker for Aggresive Prostate Cancer Doubles-up as a Drug Target

(Pictured above: research associate Hayley Luxton)

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VIDEO: BAUS 2016 - TUF Guest Lecture with Tony Giddings

Watch Tony Giddings' fantastic TUF Guest Lecture at BAUS 2016, titled 'Hazards and Heroes: the search for safer surgery' You can also see Consultant ...

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The TUF/BAUN Urology Nurse of the Year award is now open!

In 2015 Julia Taylor, a urology nuse at the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, won the inaugural TUF/BAUN Urology Nurse of the Year Award for her ha ...

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Raise funds for TUF when searching online

Did you know that you can give to The Urology Foundation every time you search online? At absolutely zero cost to you, each search you make using www ...

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Creating a safer and better urology service

Last year, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – the body that inspects hospitals for quality and safety – found that three-quarters of the 79 hospital ...

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Hundreds of thousands suffer in silence

as they ignore symptoms of urinary incontinence This World Continence Week, TUF is embarking on a campaign to end the silence of incontinence. There ...

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TUF takes to the airwaves for World Continence Week

World Continence Week 2016 20 - 26 June

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BBC covers The Urology Foundation's Robotic Centres of Training

As part of our commitment to be at the forefront of innovation and good practice, last year TUF funded a new, unique project aimed at training many m ...

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TUF's ground-breaking project to make UK home of Robotic Training

As part of our commitment to be at the forefront of innovation and good practice, TUF has funded a new, unique project aimed at training many more ur ...

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TUF Patron Ronnie Corbett passes away

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Unlocking the ageing process in DNA for new prostate cancer treatment

Ashwin Sachdeva, TUF research scholar, is currently looking into new ways to treat men with advanced prostate cancer. The disease at this stage remai ...

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Are you a UK taxpayer? Make your donation to TUF worth 25% more

Gift Aid is a government-run scheme that allows The Urology Foundation to reclaim the tax that you have already paid on your donations. It means that ...

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Julia improves patient care to win Urology Nurse of the Year

TUF teamed up with the British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN) to present the inaugural Urology Nurse of the Year Award at the BAUN annual co ...

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Wine tasting with Jane MacQuitty

Tuesday 8 March 2016 Vintners’ Hall Upper Thames Street, London EC4

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Christmas Cards 2015

Cards with a difference, to make a difference - TUF Charity Christmas Cards Christmas is fast approaching. If you are looking for something more indi ...

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Cycle India 2015 - The BJUI Blog

The 40 intrepid TUF cyclists have returned home following their 500 kilometre India challenge. Starting at the Taj Mahal and finishing in the famous ...

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Treating Kidney Stones: A Day with a Consultant Endourologist

Mr Ken Anson is a Consultant Urologist based in London. This is his account of a normal day treating kidney stones; one of the most painful condition ...

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Prostate Cancer Sufferer Pays Tribute to TUF for His Treatment

Steve Hill was treated by TUF Scholar and Consultant Urologist, Mr Peter Cooke, who used the cutting-edge Da Vinci robot in the operation.

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Raveen Sandher - Three Minute Thesis

Raveen Sandher is a TUF Research Scholar currently undertaking research at Newcastle University titled: "Prevalence and functional significance of Me ...

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TUF Shout's Out About Bladder Cancer

The Urology Foundation has joined with Action on Bladder Cancer and Fight Bladder Cancer to launch the Shout Out About Bladder Cancer appeal. It is a ...

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Speaking About the Unspeakable on National Impotence Day

Impotence (otherwise known as erectile dysfunction) is probably the one urological condition that men find more embarrassing to talk about than any o ...

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Urology awareness worryingly low

Nearly half of all people within the United Kingdom do not know what the field of urology entails and many more are too embarrassed to go to their do ...

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