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Cryoablation Offers Long-Term RCC Control

Cryoablation Offers Long-Term RCC Control

The 5-year disease-free and cancer-specific survival rates were 94.7% and 100%, respectively.

Pelvic Floor Exercises May Be Effective for Premature Ejaculation

Pelvic Floor Exercises May Be Effective for Premature Ejaculation

In a small study, the treatment was associated with a 4-fold increase in average ejaculation time.

Radiofrequency Ablation May Be a Valid Approach for RCC

Radiofrequency Ablation May Be a Valid Approach for RCC

Study shows it can provide durable oncologic control with a low risk of tumor recurrence.

Adjuvant Radiotherapy Cuts PCa Death Risk in Higher Risk Patients

Adjuvant Radiotherapy Cuts PCa Death Risk in Higher Risk Patients

Researchers observe benefit in prostate cancer patients with 2 or more adverse pathologic features.

Robotic Prostate Surgery Implicated in PLND Decline

Robotic Prostate Surgery Implicated in PLND Decline

Pelvic lymph node dissection in high-risk patients is 2.5 times more likely in those undergoing open rather than robotic-assisted surgery.

Preop MRI Benefits Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Preop MRI Benefits Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Men with non-palpable tumors had a 46% lower risk of positive surgical margins.

Long-Term TRT Leads to Progressive Weight Loss, Other Benefits

Long-Term TRT Leads to Progressive Weight Loss, Other Benefits

Parenteral testosterone undecanoate over 5 years found to decrease waist circumference and improve components of metabolic syndrome.

Ejaculatory Problems Linked to BPH Drugs

Ejaculatory Problems Linked to BPH Drugs

Alpha blockers and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors increase the risk of ejaculatory dysfunction, a systematic review and meta-analysis shows.

Elevated CKD Risk May Remain Despite Partial Nephrectomy

Elevated CKD Risk May Remain Despite Partial Nephrectomy

Risk is not eliminated if patients have risk factors for chronic kidney disease, such as hypertension and diabetes.

Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Safe Long Term

Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Safe Long Term

Patients are more than 9 times more likely to die from causes other than PCa, a new study shows.

Blood Type O Predicts Lower Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk

Blood Type O Predicts Lower Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk

It is associated with a 34.7% decrease in biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy versus patients with blood type A.

Short-Term PSA Testing to Calculate PSADT is Error-Prone

One year of PSA test results can lead to 10%-20% of men being misclassified as having a high risk of prostate cancer progression.

Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer Advances

Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer Advances

Modalities under investigation include laser ablation, hemiablative seed implantation, and results are promising.

High BMI, Visceral Obesity May Benefit Kidney Cancer Patients

For patients with metastatic disease receiving systemic treatment, a high BMI was found to improve overall survival.

Study Supports RP Use for High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Biochemical recurrence-free and metastasis-free survival can be achieved.

Kidney Stone Emergency Department Visits On the Rise

Kidney Stone Emergency Department Visits On the Rise

The trend is due mostly to an increasing incidence of visits by women.

PSADT Unreliable For Predicting Prostate Cancer Worsening

The finding is based on a study of men with low-risk prostate cancer on active surveillance.

Surgery Lowers RCC-Related Mortality

Partial or radical nephrectomy improves patients' survival odds, data show.

PCNL Use Rises Dramatically in the U.S.

The trend toward increasing use of percutaneous nephrolithotomy is more pronounced among women than men.

Initial MRI May Help Predict Prostate Cancer Progression

MRI-demonstrated tumors at baseline associated with a higher risk of radiologic progression.

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