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Increased risk of subsequent diabetes independent of traditional diabetes risk factors.
In 2015, 69% of surgeries for prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer were performed with robotic assistance, a new meta-analysis shows.
New findings from the CARMENA trial contradict previous research showing better survival from cytoreductive nephrectomy followed by targeted therapy.
Patients in the highest quintile of urinary albumin excretion had a 4.5-fold increased risk of urothelial cell carcinoma vs those in quintiles 1-3.
Race, procedure and insurance type, sex, surgeon volume, and hospital size influence the risk of readmission among patients undergoing radical nephrectomy, study finds.
In a study of mRCC patients who received targeted therapy (TT) following cytoreductive nephrectomy, mortality risk did not differ significantly between delayed and early TT.
Black patients tended to have lower incomes, less education, longer delays to treatment, greater comorbidity burden.
Study shows that partial nephrectomy for small renal tumors is associated with lower risk of cancer-specific and other-cause mortality in patients aged 75 years and older.
Women with type 2 diabetes have a 1.5-fold higher risk of renal cell carcinoma compared with non-diabetic women.
Men and women who smoke are at 2.3-fold and 2.7-fold increased risk of bladder cancer compared with non-smokers.
Doctors who receive general payment for cancer drug more likely to prescribe drug marketed by company.
An evaluation of patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma revealed greater risk of death for female patients with high relative visceral fat area (rVFA), highlighting the significance of metabolic differences between men and women.
Myocarditis with ICIs may be more common than initially thought; responds to higher steroid dosages
The risk of dying from pT1a renal cell carcinoma after partial or radical nephrectomy increases along with patient age.
Among intermediate- and poor-risk patients, the risk for death was 37% lower with nivolumab plus ipilimumab than with sunitinib.
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