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Prostate Cancer ADT Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked to Impaired Thinking

ADT Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked to Impaired Thinking

Men with a particular gene mutation affected most, researchers find.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Smartphone ECG App Identifies Atrial Fibrillation

Smartphone ECG App Identifies Atrial Fibrillation

Researchers say smartphone apps can work for atrial fibrillation screening.

Overactive Bladder (OAB) Overactive Bladder Medications Only Slightly Beneficial

Overactive Bladder Medications Only Slightly Beneficial

Small reductions in urge incontinence episodes, voids per day with daily dose of medications.

Urinary Incontinence Botox May Treat Urinary Incontinence

Botox May Treat Urinary Incontinence

Relief for majority -- but not all -- of patients who got Botox injections for urinary incontinence.

Diabetes Early Insulin Improves HbA1C in Diabetic Seniors

Early Insulin Improves HbA1C in Diabetic Seniors

Benefits for early insulin initiation without increasing risk of hypoglycemia, health care costs.

Practice Management Transitioning to Private Physician Practice: Tips

Transitioning to Private Physician Practice: Tips

Physicians should prepare carefully; consider finances, legal issues, and insurance.

Prostate Cancer PCPs Screening Less with PSA Per USPSTF Recs

PCPs Screening Less with PSA Per USPSTF Recs

Primary care screening patterns have changed as a result of the USPSTF recommendation.

AUA 2015 Other Genitourinary Cancers Hematuria Evaluation in Primary Care Varies Widely

Hematuria Evaluation in Primary Care Varies Widely

Less than half of primary care providers refer patients with any degree of hematuria for urological evaluation.

AUA 2015 Other Genitourinary Cancers Urine Cytology Stain Detects Urothelial Carcinoma

Urine Cytology Stain Detects Urothelial Carcinoma

The test displayed an overall high sensitivity for detecting bladder tumors.

AUA 2015 Other Genitourinary Cancers Complete Hematuria Evaluation Occurs in Just 1 in 6 Patients

Complete Hematuria Evaluation Occurs in Just 1 in 6 Patients

Men at high-risk of bladder cancer were the most likely to be referred to urologists.

AUA 2015 Prostate Cancer Salvage Cryo Outcomes Similar After EBRT, Brachytherapy

Salvage Cryo Outcomes Similar After EBRT, Brachytherapy

Study reveals comparable rates of freedom from biochemical failure at 5 years.

AUA 2015 Other Genitourinary Cancers Early Tumor Shrinkage with TKIs Predicts mRCC Survival

Early Tumor Shrinkage with TKIs Predicts mRCC Survival

RCC tumor shrinkage significantly and independently predicted overall survival.

AUA 2015 Prostate Cancer Early ADT for Recurrent Prostate Cancer May Hike Death Risk

Early ADT for Recurrent Prostate Cancer May Hike Death Risk

This effect appears to occur mainly in men who experience recurrence when they are younger than 65 and in those with low-risk cancer.

AUA 2015 Other Genitourinary Cancers Neoadjuvant Sunitinib Linked to Improved Outcomes in RCC with Thrombus

Neoadjuvant Sunitinib Linked to Improved Outcomes in RCC with Thrombus

Neoadjuvant sunitinib was linked to primary tumor and thrombus shrinkage, reduced blood loss during surgery, as well as improved cancer-specific survival.

AUA 2015 Other Genitourinary Cancers Scrotal US for Pain Rarely Reveals Absolute Surgery Indications

Scrotal US for Pain Rarely Reveals Absolute Surgery Indications

Study shows that 81% of scrotal ultrasounds for pain demonstrate normal or benign findings.