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Clinical Fellow - urology, oncology, fellowship, training M.D. or equivalent Peter Pinto


News from the Urologic Oncology Branch

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CCR researchers show testing with combined biopsy method improves prostate cancer diagnosis

NCI Press Release
Mar 4, 2020

A method of testing for prostate cancer developed at NCI leads to more accurate diagnosis and prediction of the course of the disease, according to a large study. Read more...

Dr. Linehan discusses kidney cancer breakthroughs with the Federal News Network podcast

Sept 30, 2019

In this Federal News Network podcast, Dr. Linehan discussed how kidney cancer is not a single disease but rather a number of different cancers that all happen to occur in the kidney. Learn more...

Marston Linehan receives 2019 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Mentor Award

May 7, 2019

Marston Linehan, M.D., Branch Chief, has received the 2019 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Mentor Award.  The award recognizes Dr. Linehan's outstanding track record of fostering the next generation of urologic researchers by providing excellent training and guidance to early-career investigators.

Dr.  Linehan featured in "The Code" video series from STAT and Retro Report

Apr 9, 2018

"Finding the Code: The Race to Sequence the Human Genome and What it Means" is the first in a three-part series from STAT and Retro Report investigating the roots of today's most promising genetic technologies. Marston Linehan, M.D., is featured for his work on the Human Genome Project. Learn more...

Dr. Linehan receives the 2016 Ramon Guiteras Award

May 9, 2016

The American Urological Association selected W. Marston Linehan, M.D., to be the recipient of the 2016 Ramon Guiteras Award for identification of genes associated with different types of kidney cancer and developing new strategies for their management. The Ramon Guiteras Award is the Association's most prestigious honor and is presented annually for outstanding contributions to art and science of urology.  Learn more...


Dr. Linehan speaks at White House Precision Medicine Initiative Summit

Feb 25, 2016

On the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative, Dr. Linehan participated in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. James Hamblin of The Atlantic on the importance of this initiative. Learn more...


JAMA Report: MR/Ultrasound Fusion Biopsy for Prostate Cancer

Jan 27, 2015

In this video report, Peter A. Pinto, M.D., talks about MR/ultrasound fusion biopsy for prostate cancer. Learn more...



Urologic Oncology Branch trainees

Training opportunities are available in both clinical and basic research areas within the Branch.



  • Postdoctoral Research Training Program in Urologic Oncology

For Students

  • Training Opportunities for Students
    • Predoctoral Fellowships
    • NIH Graduate Student Partnership Program
    • NIH Postbaccalaureate Program
    • NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research