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My Southern Health: Not only women need pelvic floor physical therapy

Jan. 8, 2019—Pelvic floor physical therapy (or “rehab”) can help men recover from incontinence after prostate surgery, and from pelvic pain.

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Alumna Mary Beth Ballard shares her story to raise awareness about bladder cancer

Apr. 21, 2015—Ballard currently is organizing BCAN’s inaugural Walk for Bladder Cancer in Nashville, which will take place May 3 at Sevier Park and will feature several Vanderbilt teams.

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Smith selected as next editor of Journal of Urology

Mar. 19, 2015—Joseph Smith Jr., M.D., professor of Urologic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, was recently named the next editor of The Journal of Urology. Smith, the William L. Bray Professor of Urology, was selected for the role by the American Urological Association Board of Directors and will work with other editors at the journal to...

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Telerobotic system designed to treat bladder cancer

Apr. 2, 2013—An interdisciplinary collaboration of engineers and doctors at Vanderbilt and Columbia Universities has designed a robotic microsurgery system specifically designed to treat bladder cancer, the sixth most common form of cancer in the U.S. and the most expensive to treat.

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