Failure of hormone deprivation therapy used to slow prostate cancer in patients leads to castration-resistant prostate cancer, a lethal form of advanced disease with limited treatment options. Endostatin, used in combination therapy, may help delay onset of castration-resistant disease.
UAB has named James Davies the director of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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UAB employees who are living donors for solid organ or bone-marrow transplants may qualify for as many as four weeks paid leave, effective March 1.
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Study shows HIV-positive kidney failure patients were 28 percent less likely to receive a transplant compared with their HIV-negative counterparts from 2001-2012.
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UAB’s John Porterfield, a leader in surgical education, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Institute for Surgical Excellence.
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A meeting for advice on a business matter turned into “a moment of divine intervention,” leading one Birmingham man to become a living donor.
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Reflecting a national trend, UAB’s Division of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care changes its name to Acute Care Surgery.
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The American Civil War was the proving ground for the new science of anesthesia in surgery.

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