Preserving the Practice of Urology in California Since 1986

PSA Screening Legislation in CA

CUA launched the effort for PSA Screening Legislation in 2017 resulting in AB 1520 - a bill that will save lives and help lessen healthcare disparities

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CUA acts as a "watch-dog" vigilantly watching out against attacks on our our freedom to practice and fighting burdensome regulations.

CUA has teamed up with Zero Prostate Cancer to support prostate cancer awareness and patient care.

November is Urological Health Month

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OP-ED: California lawmakers should address health disparities, stem rise in prostate cancer

May 20, 2021

Below is an Op-ed article authored by Peter N. Bretan, Jr., MD (CUA Past-President and CMA President) published by The…

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Assembly Bill 1520 Passes Health Committee Hearing

April 28, 2021

Success: Assembly Bill 1520 Passes Health Committee Hearing We are pleased to announce that the Assembly Health Committee has passed…

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CMA Council on Legislation Report –March 11 2021

March 31, 2021

Report: CMA Council on Legislation By Dr. John Lam, CUA Pres-Elect & Rep to CMA The following is a comprehensive…

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CUA 4 year PSA Leg effort results in AB 1520

March 10, 2021

PSA screening legislation is moving forward In 2017 CUA launched an effort to seek statewide legislation to preserve coverage for…

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Credits for CA Fluoroscopy License renewal during 2020 virtual meeting

October 8, 2020

Earn CEU and CME at no extra charge The CUA is pleased to announce that it has been able to…

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Synopsis: AUA Advocacy Summit 2020

October 2, 2020

By Dr. John Lam, CUA Secretary The following is a comprehensive summary of the Annual Advocacy Summit hosted by the…

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CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., statement on George Floyd death

June 5, 2020

California Medical Association (CMA) President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., released the following statement in response to the death of…

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Message from the President – Matt Cooperberg, MD

March 24, 2020

Greetings to all California urologists: The COVID-19 pandemic is easily on track to effect the greatest social upheaval the world…

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Special Bulletin – Telehealth Alert

March 22, 2020

Dear Members and Colleagues, The CUA wishes to share a recent Telehealth Alert from Mark Painter at PRS as well…

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CMA urges Congress to protect the viability of physician practices during COVID-19 crisis

March 21, 2020

The California Medical Association, in conjunction with other state medical associations — representing hundreds of thousands of physicians who are…

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CUA Annual Meeting 2021
@ WSAUA Meeting, Indian Wells, CA, October 31 - Nov. 4

  • All urologists & health pros invited
  • Date & Time tbd

California lawmakers should address health disparities, stem rise in prostate cancer https://pajaronian.com/california-lawmakers-should-address-health-disparities-stem-rise-in-prostate-cancer/ via @pajaronian support #AB1520 @bretanmd

Success: Assembly Bill 1520 passes Health Committee Hearing in 10 to 0 vote. Our first hurdle to no cost PSA Screening in Calif. Thank you to bill sponsors Assemblymember Marc Levine @AsmMarcLevine and Sen. Ben Allen @senatorbenallen and all who helped with your support.

Take Action today on PSA Screening in California! Support Assembly Bill 1520
This bill will save lives and help lessen healthcare disparities! Take Action Link: https://p2a.co/wllx3og
More info https://cuanet.org/support-ab1520/

There are several bipartisan federal policy proposals, like #HR4597 and #HR6179, cosponsored by CA representatives, that promote increased use of #biosimilars to benefit patients, providers, and budgets while preserving physician and patient choice.

Excellent panel at @SDChamber today discussing health care cost-savings possibilities like #biosimilars. CA has the potential to save hundreds of millions of dollars annually by increasing access to biosimilar medicines in the state.

First participants dosed with potential vaccine for COVID19 in @Pfizer clinical trials https://tinyurl.com/y7zc8yhy

Flash poll on delayed surgeries - 5 super quick questions - please click link and let us know. Results shown at end.
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An erectile dysfunction drug might improve critical coronavirus cases https://bgr.com/2020/04/01/coronavirus-cure-erectile-dysfunction-drug-aviptadil-used-in-trial/

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