Penn State Hershey Urology
The staff of this division diagnose and treat diseases and conditions involving the urinary tract. We have special interest in treating patients with urinary tract and genital cancers, pediatric urology, kidney and bladder conditions, infertility, impotence, and incontinence. Shock-wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy (internal examination of the bladder, kidney and ureter [the tube carrying urine from the kidney to the bladder] with a small scope), with laser lithotripsy are available for non-surgical treatment of kidney stones.
Student receives scholarship from The Foundation of the PA Medical Society
Joseph M. Andrie is the recipient of the Alliance Medical Education Scholarship offered through The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Andrie, a third-year medical student at Penn State College of Medicine, intends to specialize in family medicine. He will receive $2,500 to apply to his tuition.More...
The Medical Minute: Identifying teen alcohol and drug abuse
The number of teens who abuse tobacco, alcohol, drugs and other substances hasn’t changed much in the past couple of decades – but for those who are prone to addiction for one reason or another, the menu of substances to choose from is larger than ever. Parents have to educate themselves about more than simply cigarettes, pot and other street drugs.More...
Alumnus plans visit as part of cross-country journey to fight cancer
A Penn State alumnus who has been walking across the nation to raise money in the fight against pediatric cancer will make a stop on campus this weekend.More...
Handprint ceremony at Children’s Hospital highlights $250,000 grant presentation
The pediatric cancer research of Penn State Hershey’s Dr. Hong-Gang Wang has received a $250,000 grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels. The funds will support his research into whether autophagy – the human cell’s self-cleansing mechanism – can be used to make cancer cells die.More...