Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Annual Meeting Coverage
Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with better survival among patients with advanced nonmetastatic bladder cancer.
Low-dose-rate brachytherapy boost (LDR-PB) achieves better rates of biochemically disease-free outcomes in prostate cancer.
Adding short-term androgen deprivation therapy to radiotherapy does not improve overall survival in intermediate-risk prostate cancer.
Adding bicalutamide improves overall survival among patients with advanced nonmetastatic hormone-naïve prostate cancer.
Cancer-specific and overall survival is decreased in men with intermediate-risk versus low-risk tumors.
Overweight or obese patients treated with targeted therapy for metastatic clear-cell renal cell carcinoma found to live longer.
In a study of 4,736 patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma, use of the drugs was associated with a nearly 22% decreased risk of death.
Sorafenib or sunitinib given after surgery for advanced renal cell carcinoma does not improve progression-free survival, study shows.
Researchers observed a significant 36% decreased overall and prostate cancer-specific mortality.
It has implications for treatment decisions and prognosis.
In a phase 2 trial, 72% of patients with high-grade clinical nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer had a complete response at 3 months.
The 4Kscore enables better identification of men who harbor high-grade prostate cancer.
The 5-year risk of overall mortality is decreased by 50% compared with androgen deprivation therapy alone.
This medication sequence was associated with longer progression-free and overall survival compared with the reverse.
Researchers found elevated familial risks for testicular, prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers.
- Transperineal Prostate Biopsy Better for PCa Risk Statification
- Androgen Deprivation for Localized Prostate Cancer Ups Cardiac Risks
- Upping Shock Wave Frequency Improves Ureteral Stone Clearance
- High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone
- Phosphate Binder Adherence Challenging for Dialysis Patients
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