Clinicians can rest easier about recommending finasteride to more men, according to experts.
In 2015, 69% of surgeries for prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer were performed with robotic assistance, a new meta-analysis shows.
Real-world study confirms the improved sensitivity of blue light vs white light cystoscopy (91% vs 79%) for detecting bladder cancer.
Men with low-risk PCa who underwent partial gland ablation with vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy were less likely than those on AS to require radical treatment.
The percentage of prostate cancer patients with positive lymph nodes increased from 2.4% in 2010 to 4.7% in 2014.
Uric acid and struvite stones are more likely to recur than calcium oxalate stones, according to a study.
The procedure improves symptoms at least as well in men with obstructive middle lobes as those with obstructive lateral lobes.
Men with Peyronie's disease have elevated risks of benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatitis, and testis and prostate cancer, new studies reveal.
Study findings suggest that clinicians should use neoadjuvant chemotherapy in many more muscle-invasive bladder cancer patients.
Men older than 50 with metabolic syndrome had significantly greater risks for BPH than men without the syndrome.
Findings from the largest study to date examining the effect of TRT in prostate cancer patients build on previous evidence showing that the treatment does not affect disease progression risk.
Race, procedure and insurance type, sex, surgeon volume, and hospital size influence the risk of readmission among patients undergoing radical nephrectomy, study finds.
At 1 year post-op, patients with MetS prior to prostate surgery had a significantly lower continence rate than those without MetS (75.4% vs 82.6%).
Initial ultrasound imaging of emergency department patients presenting with acute renal colic, although increasing, was used in only 6.9% of cases in 2015.
Extent of disease and change in PSA were the strongest predictors of disease progression in men with chemotherapy-naïve mCRPC treated with abiraterone.
The 5-year overall survival rate is significantly higher among radical cystectomy patients who receive neoadjuvant vs adjuvant chemotherapy, study finds.
Daily use of aspirin before radical cystectomy is associated with a significant 36% and 30% decreased risk of cancer-specific and all-cause mortality.
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.
New clinical guidelines for the surgical management of lower urinary tract symptoms attributable to enlarged prostate offer 22 recommendations.
Compared with whites, blacks, and Hispanics, Middle Easterners are more likely to have predominantly calcium oxalate monohydrate stones, but less likely to have hydroxyapatite stones.
Oncologic outcomes are similar for focal and total cryoablation for localized prostate cancer, but patients report significantly better sexual function after focal cryoablation.
Men on active surveillance for prostate cancer who had a negative confirmatory biopsy experienced an 88% decreased risk of progression to treatment.
Following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, men with posterior index tumors had 76% increased risk of biochemical recurrence vs those with anterior prostate tumors.
A study found that bladder cancer and UTUC occurred in 122.22 and 113.97 per 100,000 persons per year, respectively, among kidney transplant recipients.
Gleason score at the margin can better stratify biochemical recurrence-free rates, according to study findings.
Men with Gleason 6 and Gleason 3+4 prostate cancer who undergo radical prostatectomy after a period on active surveillance have similar surgical outcomes.
Researchers find a higher incidence of clinically diagnosed urinary stones among men receiving testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) vs matched controls not on TRT.
Positive results before BCG treatment and at the 6-week instillation are associated with an increased likelihood of disease recurrence and/or progression.
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.
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