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An interview with David J. McConkey, PhD
During first 24 months, 8.7% of patients with favorable pathological characteristics had progressed.
Women with stage IV bladder cancer have a lower median overall survival rate when compared to men.
About a quarter of older patients deemed too frail for chemo responded to atezolizumab.
Four key lifestyle factors include weight, exercise, no smoking, and limiting alcohol.
Atezolizumab received accelerated FDA approval for patients whose disease has progressed despite platinum-based chemotherapy.
Findings for self-reported leisure-time physical activity of moderate to vigorous intensity.
In a meta-analysis, men with benign prostatic hyperplasia had a 2.9 times and 1.7 times increased incidence of prostate cancer and bladder cancer, respectively.
Bladder cancer risk increases with longer duration of use.
Researchers found elevated incidences of upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) in patients with CKD.
Patients who underwent debulking had significantly longer overall survival compared with those who did not (median 15.7 vs 10 months).
Therapy used in less than 5% of cases, even in those with higher clinical stage.
Mortality risk decreases with increasingly stringent BPT compared with radical cystectomy.
African American survivors had lower intakes of 8 select micronutrients, such as folate, compared with Caucasian survivors.
This approach is associated with less need for blood transfusions versus open surgery, but short-term outcomes, including mortality, are similar.
The increased risk occurs more than 10 years after treatment and most pronounced in men who undergo brachytherapy.
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