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Partial vs radical nephrectomy is associated with an overall survival advantage among patients with RCC tumors 4 cm or smaller and many patients with larger tumors.
Men in the highest vs lowest tertile of total cholesterol had a 42% increased risk of Gleason 8-10 prostate cancer, Finnish study finds.
Some prostate cancer cells lack androgen receptor, and they proliferate faster than those that express androgen receptor under androgen-deficient conditions.
Epstein-Barr virus infection found much more frequently in patients with vs without IC/BPS and Hunner lesions or controls with stress urinary incontinence.
A neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio below 4 is associated with significantly longer survival among patients with non-poor-risk metastatic renal cell carcinoma.
A study of 400,887 men in an integrated health system, the first to evaluate various PSA screening intervals and age groups, concluded that yearly screening is the interval of choice.
New analysis of the SPARTAN trial shows that apalutamide maintains health-related quality of life while lowering the risk of metastasis.
Australian study shows 8-year overall survival and biochemical relapse-free rates of 78.4% and 68.1%, respectively.
Men who received androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer were 54% more likely to be diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease than those who did not, a study found.
Finnish study of individuals with type 2 diabetes reveals a 17% and 42% higher incidence of bladder and kidney cancer, respectively, compared with the general population.
Higher rates of complete response observed in MIBC patients who received a dose-dense combination of methotrexate, vinblastine, doxorubicin, and cisplatin rather than the standard gemcitabine plus cisplatin or carboplatin.
In a German study of patients starting first-line systemic therapy for advanced renal cell carcinoma, patients with a low BMI were twice as likely to die as those with a high BMI.
Recurrent kidney stone formers are at higher risk of end-stage renal disease than patients who form incident symptomatic stones, study finds.
The risk being lost to follow-up while on active surveillance for prostate cancer is higher among blacks than whites, according to a study.
Lower urinary tract symptom severity in men is associated with detectable bacteria in urine obtained via catheter, new study suggests.
Low-dose-rate brachytherapy is associated with excellent long-term biochemical control and survival, new study finds.
Even low cumulative exposure to physical strain at work is associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer, study finds.
In a study, men with low-risk prostate cancer were nearly 2-fold more likely to be managed with observation if they had a prostate MRI during the diagnostic work-up.
Prospective study at Johns Hopkins shows excellent oncologic outcomes and preserved mental quality of life for all patients regardless of management strategy, with worse renal function after radical nephrectomy.
Urinary stone formation in adults increases the odds of asthma by 26%, according to a study.
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