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Peter R. Carroll, M.D.

Co-director of Urologic Cancer

Dr. Peter Carroll, co-director of Urologic Cancer at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and chair of Urology at UCSF, is an expert in managing urologic cancers. His areas of interest include innovative methods of urinary tract reconstruction and the impact of cancer detection and treatment on quality of life.

Carroll has authored hundreds of publications, serves as associate editor of the Journal of Urology and plays a key role in other journals. He is principal or co-investigator of many peer-reviewed research grants. Carroll holds the Ken and Donna Derr-Chevron Distinguished Professorship. He graduated with honors from Georgetown University School of Medicine and came to UCSF for general surgery training and a urology residency. He completed a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center before returning to UCSF.

Read a Q&A with Carroll.

Clinics

Prostate Cancer Center
1600 Divisadero St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7171
Fax: (415) 353-7093

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Prostate Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic
1600 Divisadero St, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7171
Fax: (415) 353-7093

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Urologic Surgery and Oncology
1600 Divisadero St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7171
Fax: (415) 353-7093

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

More about Peter R. Carroll

Education

Georgetown University 1979

Residencies

UCSF, Urology 1984

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Glass AS, Hilton JF, Cowan JE, Washington SL, Carroll PR. Serial Prostate Biopsy and Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Results From a Large, Single-institution Active Surveillance Cohort. Urology. 2014 Jan; 83(1):33-9.
  2. Ornish D, Lin J, Chan JM, Epel E, Kemp C, Weidner G, Marlin R, Frenda SJ, Magbanua MJ, Daubenmier J, Estay I, Hills NK, Chainani-Wu N, Carroll PR, Blackburn EH. Effect of comprehensive lifestyle changes on telomerase activity and telomere length in men with biopsy-proven low-risk prostate cancer: 5-year follow-up of a descriptive pilot study. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Oct; 14(11):1112-20.
  3. Bauer SR, Richman EL, Sosa E, Weinberg V, Song X, Witte JS, Carroll PR, Chan JM. Antioxidant and vitamin E transport genes and risk of high-grade prostate cancer and prostate cancer recurrence. Prostate. 2013 Dec; 73(16):1786-95.
  4. Cooperberg MR, Cowan JE, Carroll PR. Reply to A. Azad et al. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Sep 10; 31(26):3296-7.
  5. Cary KC, Carroll PR. Editorial comment. J Urol. 2013 Oct; 190(4):1223.
  6. Punnen S, Cowan JE, Dunn LB, Shumay DM, Carroll PR, Cooperberg MR. A longitudinal study of anxiety, depression and distress as predictors of sexual and urinary quality of life in men with prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2013 Jul; 112(2):E67-75.
  7. Akaza H, Hinotsu S, Cooperberg MR, Chung BH, Youl Lee J, Umbas R, Tsukamoto T, Namiki M, Carroll P. Sixth joint meeting of J-CaP and CaPSURE--a multinational perspective on prostate cancer management and patient outcomes. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jul; 43(7):756-66.
  8. Glass AS, Cowan JE, Fuldeore MJ, Cooperberg MR, Carroll PR, Kenfield SA, Greene KL. Patient demographics, quality of life, and disease features of men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: trends in the PSA era. Urology. 2013 Jul; 82(1):60-5.
  9. Odisho AY, Washington SL, Meng MV, Cowan JE, Simko JP, Carroll PR. Benign prostate glandular tissue at radical prostatectomy surgical margins. Urology. 2013 Jul; 82(1):154-9.
  10. Lin DW, Newcomb LF, Brown EC, Brooks JD, Carroll PR, Feng Z, Gleave ME, Lance RS, Sanda MG, Thompson IM, Wei JT, Nelson PS. Urinary TMPRSS2:ERG and PCA3 in an active surveillance cohort: results from a baseline analysis in the Canary Prostate Active Surveillance Study. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 May 1; 19(9):2442-50.
  11. Punnen S, Meng MV, Cooperberg MR, Greene KL, Cowan JE, Carroll PR. How does robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) compare with open surgery in men with high-risk prostate cancer? BJU Int. 2013 Aug; 112(4):E314-20.
  12. Cooperberg MR, Simko JP, Cowan JE, Reid JE, Djalilvand A, Bhatnagar S, Gutin A, Lanchbury JS, Swanson GP, Stone S, Carroll PR. Validation of a cell-cycle progression gene panel to improve risk stratification in a contemporary prostatectomy cohort. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Apr 10; 31(11):1428-34.
  13. Harris CR, Punnen S, Carroll PR. Men with low preoperative sexual function may benefit from nerve sparing radical prostatectomy. J Urol. 2013 Sep; 190(3):981-6.
  14. Glass AS, Porten SP, Bonham M, Tran TC, Cowan JE, Punnen S, Chan JM, Carroll PR. Active surveillance: does serial prostate biopsy increase histological inflammation? Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2013 Jun; 16(2):165-9.
  15. Greene KL, Albertsen PC, Babaian RJ, Carter HB, Gann PH, Han M, Kuban DA, Sartor AO, Stanford JL, Zietman A, Carroll P. Prostate specific antigen best practice statement: 2009 update. J Urol. 2013 Jan; 189(1 Suppl):S2-S11.
  16. Hawley S, Fazli L, McKenney JK, Simko J, Troyer D, Nicolas M, Newcomb LF, Cowan JE, Crouch L, Ferrari M, Hernandez J, Hurtado-Coll A, Kuchinsky K, Liew J, Mendez-Meza R, Smith E, Tenggara I, Zhang X, Carroll PR, Chan JM, Gleave M, Lance R, Lin DW, Nelson PS, Thompson IM, Feng Z, True LD, Brooks JD. A model for the design and construction of a resource for the validation of prognostic prostate cancer biomarkers: the Canary Prostate Cancer Tissue Microarray. Adv Anat Pathol. 2013 Jan; 20(1):39-44.
  17. Glass AS, Cooperberg MR, Meng MV, Carroll PR. Role of active surveillance in the management of localized prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 2012 Dec; 2012(45):202-6.
  18. Eastham JA, Carroll P, Pisters L, Nguyen PT, Touijer K. Salvage therapies after radiation therapy. Urol Oncol. 2012 Nov-Dec; 30(6):940-1.
  19. Xia J, Trock BJ, Cooperberg MR, Gulati R, Zeliadt SB, Gore JL, Lin DW, Carroll PR, Carter HB, Etzioni R. Prostate cancer mortality following active surveillance versus immediate radical prostatectomy. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Oct 1; 18(19):5471-8.
  20. Resnick MJ, Guzzo TJ, Cowan JE, Knight SJ, Carroll PR, Penson DF. Factors associated with satisfaction with prostate cancer care: results from Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor (CaPSURE). BJU Int. 2013 Feb; 111(2):213-20.

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