CUA Coalition supports HR56 -Resolution advancing Prostate Cancer Awareness

June 30, 2021

The CUA wishes to thank and acknowledge Assemblymember Marc Levine for introducing HR56 proclaiming September 2021 as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in California. This Resolution brings awareness to the need…

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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 Pajaronian newspaper.   As California continues to grapple with 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 our bill (10 to 0) – this being our first…

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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 summary of the CMA Council on Legislation meeting held  on…

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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 prostate cancer screening with no cost sharing. It has been…

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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 obtain ASRT activity approval for category A credit during the…

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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 AUA from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4, 2020. Dear Members…

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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 George Floyd and institutionalized racism in America: “The physicians 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 has seen since World War II, and is doing so…

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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 as other resources that may be helpful to you and…

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