University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Maxwell V. Meng, MD

Maxwell V. Meng, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Urology, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Prostate Cancer

Education

A, 1991, Biochemical Sciences, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
MD, 1995, Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
General surgery & urology, UCSF, 1995-2001
Laparoscopic fellowship, UCSF, 2001-2002
Oncology fellowship, UCSF, 2002-2003


Professional Experience

  • 2001-2003
    Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Urology, UCSF
  • 2001-present
    Attending Surgeon, San Francisco Veterans Hospital
  • 2001-present
    Attending Surgeon, San Francisco General Hospital
  • 2003-2007
    Assistant Professor in Residence, Dept. of Urology, UCSF
  • 2007-present
    Associate Professor in Residence, Dept. of Urology, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1987
    Westinghouse Science Talent Search, 7th Place
  • 1991
    Magna cum laude, Harvard College
  • 1995
    Alpha Omega Alpha, Johns Hopkins
  • 1999
    Third Prize, Northern California Urology Residents Seminar
  • 1999
    Pfizer Scholar in Urology
  • 2001
    Joseph F. McCarthy Essay Contest, 3rd Place, Western Section AUA
  • 2002
    Prostate Cancer Research Fellow
  • 2004
    William R. Smart Distinguished Teaching Award (selected by residents)
  • 2005
    Excellence in Direct Teaching, Academy of Medical Educators, UCSF
  • 2006
    Ambrose/Reed Socioeconomic Prize Essay (AUA)
  • 2006
    AUA leadership Program (1 of 16 selected nationally biennially)
  • 2006
    Miley B. Wesson Essay Contest, 2nd Place, AUA

Selected Publications

  1. Sanford T, Meng MV, Railkar R, Agarwal PK, Porten SP. Integrative analysis of the epigenetic basis of muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma. Clin Epigenetics. 2018; 10:19.
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  2. Welty CJ, Sanford TH, Wright JL, Carroll PR, Cooperberg MR, Meng MV, Porten SP. The Cancer of the Bladder Risk Assessment (COBRA) score: Estimating mortality after radical cystectomy. Cancer. 2017 Dec 01; 123(23):4574-4582.
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  3. Garcia MM, Gottschalk AR, Brajtbord J, Konety BR, Meng MV, Roach M, Carroll PR. Correction: Endoscopic Gold Fiducial Marker Placement into the Bladder Wall to Optimize Radiotherapy Targeting for Bladder-Preserving Management of Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer: Feasibility and Initial Outcomes. PLoS One. 2016; 11(10):e0164558.
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  4. Nguyen HG, Punnen S, Cowan JE, Leapman M, Cary C, Welty C, Weinberg V, Cooperberg MR, Meng MV, Greene KL, Garcia M, Carroll PR. A Randomized Study of Intraoperative Autologous Retropubic Urethral Sling on Urinary Control after Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. J Urol. 2017 Feb; 197(2):369-375.
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  5. Leapman MS, Ameli N, Shinohara K, Nguyen HG, Meng MV, Cooperberg MR, Carroll PR. Validity of the Cancer of the Prostate Risk Assessment Score Derived From Targeted Biopsy: Modeling Evidence From Ultrasound Lesion-Directed Biopsy. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Feb; 15(1):93-99.
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  6. Leapman MS, Clark CJ, Meng MV, Boughey JC. Diet and lifestyle can influence prostate cancer outcomes. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2016 07; 101(7):50-2.
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  7. Meng MV. Editorial Comment. Urology. 2016 05; 91:232-3.
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  8. Odisho AY, Rabban JT, Meng MV. Development of CNS-type Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor in Metastatic Testicular Mixed Germ Cell Tumor. Urol Case Rep. 2016 May; 6:7-8.
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  9. Li W, Ye X, Yang X, Li Y, Huang G, Wang J, Han X, Ni X, Wei Z, Zheng A, Meng M. Microwave ablation as palliative treatment of locally recurrent colorectal cancer. Indian J Cancer. 2015 Dec; 52 Suppl 2:e61-3.
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  10. Yang X, Zhang K, Ye X, Zheng A, Huang G, Li W, Wei Z, Wang J, Han X, Ni X, Meng M, Ni Y, Yuan Q, Xing C. Artificial pneumothorax for pain relief during microwave ablation of subpleural lung tumors. Indian J Cancer. 2015 Dec; 52 Suppl 2:e80-3.
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  11. Tang Q, Song Y, Li X, Meng M, Zhang Q, Wang J, He Z, Zhou L. Prognostic Outcomes and Risk Factors for Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma and Venous Tumor Thrombus after Radical Nephrectomy and Thrombectomy: The Prognostic Significance of Venous Tumor Thrombus Level. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:163423.
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  12. Newcomb LF, Thompson IM, Boyer HD, Brooks JD, Carroll PR, Cooperberg MR, Dash A, Ellis WJ, Fazli L, Feng Z, Gleave ME, Kunju P, Lance RS, McKenney JK, Meng MV, Nicolas MM, Sanda MG, Simko J, So A, Tretiakova MS, Troyer DA, True LD, Vakar-Lopez F, Virgin J, Wagner AA, Wei JT, Zheng Y, Nelson PS, Lin DW. Outcomes of Active Surveillance for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer in the Prospective, Multi-Institutional Canary PASS Cohort. J Urol. 2016 Feb; 195(2):313-20.
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  13. Sanford T, Porten S, Meng MV. Molecular Analysis of Upper Tract and Bladder Urothelial Carcinoma: Results from a Microarray Comparison. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0137141.
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  14. Meng MV. Editorial Comment. J Urol. 2015 Aug; 194(2):309.
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  15. Meng M. Editorial comment for Sharma et al. J Endourol. 2015 May; 29(5):567-8.
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  16. Rabow MW, Benner C, Shepard N, Meng MV. Concurrent urologic and palliative care after cystectomy for treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Urol Oncol. 2015 Jun; 33(6):267.e23-9.
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  17. Tran G, Ramaswamy K, Chi T, Meng M, Freise C, Stoller ML. Laparoscopic Nephrectomy with Autotransplantation: Safety, Efficacy and Long-Term Durability. J Urol. 2015 Sep; 194(3):738-743.
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  18. Meng MV. Editorial comment for Zargar et al. J Endourol. 2015 Jan; 29(1):102.
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  19. Welty CJ, Cowan JE, Nguyen H, Shinohara K, Perez N, Greene KL, Chan JM, Meng MV, Simko JP, Cooperberg MR, Carroll PR. Extended followup and risk factors for disease reclassification in a large active surveillance cohort for localized prostate cancer. J Urol. 2015 Mar; 193(3):807-11.
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  20. Meng MV, Boughey JC. Treating metastatic prostate cancer now and in the future. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2014 Sep; 99(9):55-7.
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