Men with PSA values of 2.5 ng/mL or less and Gleason 8 to 10 prostate tumors are at higher risk of death than other high-risk PCa patients.
The researchers found lower overall survival among patients undergoing robot-assisted radical cystectomy at hospitals performing 10 or fewer procedures during 2010 to 2012.
Systematic biopsies always should be performed in conjunction with targeted biopsy in men with suspected clinically significant PCa at mpMRI.
The new test, IsoPSA, measures all PSA isoforms in serum and more accurately discriminates high-grade cancer from benign disease.
Patients with a pure variant had significantly lower survival odds than those with pure urothelial carcinoma over a median 6.5 years of follow up.
Just 1 in 4 patients diagnosed with metastatic urothelial carcinoma of the bladder survive for a year, according to US national registry data.
By 2014 to 2015, 1 in 3 bladder cancer surgical procedures performed in the United States were robot-assisted.
Researchers find prolonged survival among patients with neuroendocrine muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
Five-year cancer-specific survival rates were 48.1% and 69.6% for PD-L1 positive and negative patients, respectively.
The document spells out in greater detail the criteria for radical and partial nephrectomy and for placing patients on active surveillance.
Daneshmand: Blue flexible cystoscopy used in an office-setting can improve detection of bladder cancer recurrence.
A majority of active surveillance patients under age 60 did not progress to definitive prostate cancer treatment.
Targeting PI-RADS 4 and 5 lesions for confirmatory biopsy improves detection of clinically significant cancer.
Median overall survival was 9.3 months longer for black versus white patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Lowest quartile of serum testosterone is associated with 48% and 65% increased odds of stress and mixed urinary incontinence, respectively.
Fusion biopsy has improved over the last decade and increasingly detects clinically significant prostate cancer, according to data trends from one institution.
Average International Prostate Symptom Score remained low 5 years after the PVP laser procedure.
Researchers identified a predictor of new-onset UI after HoLEP that may aid urologists in clinical practice.
In a study, 81.1% of men were able to void after an average of 28 days after treatment.
Highest quartile of alkaline phosphatase velocity in men who experience biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy is associated with 2-fold higher risk.
Systematic biopsy parameters identified patients at higher risk of positive surgical margins.
Among stage 2 to 4 bladder cancer patients, women had lower cancer-specific survival than men.
The laser procedure was successful for 7 selected patients with enlarged prostates and LUTS harboring low-risk prostate cancer.
Study finds a higher death risk following radical cystectomy for squamous cell and small cell carcinoma and micropapillary histologic subtypes.
The cumulative incidence of venous thromboembolism following radical cystectomy was nearly 6.7% over 10 years.
Changes in C-reactive protein levels 4 weeks after starting sunitinib or sorafenib treatment are associated with overall and progression-free survival.
Following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer, end-stage renal disease patients are 3-4 times more likely to die from causes other than cancer.
Use of continent diversion procedures peaked in 2008, and has been decreasing since.
Diabetic men receiving an inflatable penile prosthesis have a 69% increased risk of device-associated infection compared with non-diabetics.
Patients smoking 1 or more packs of cigarettes per day had a higher risk of death compared with those who smoked less than 1.
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