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Prostate Cancer Localized PCa Patients Misperceive Their Odds of Survival

Localized PCa Patients Misperceive Their Odds of Survival

Most patients have unrealistic survival expectations, which may compromise their ability to make informed treatment decisions.

Prostate Cancer Local Therapy Benefits Some Metastatic PCa Patients

Local Therapy Benefits Some Metastatic PCa Patients

Patients with a relatively low tumor risk and good general health status appear to experience the best survival.

Bladder Cancer Drug Cleared for Refractory Advanced Bladder Cancer

Drug Cleared for Refractory Advanced Bladder Cancer

Atezolizumab received accelerated FDA approval for patients whose disease has progressed despite platinum-based chemotherapy.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Prostate, Bladder Cancer Linked to BPH

Prostate, Bladder Cancer Linked to BPH

In a meta-analysis, men with benign prostatic hyperplasia had a 2.9 times and 1.7 times increased incidence of prostate cancer and bladder cancer, respectively.

Prostate Cancer Prognostic Cancer Screening Tools Show Promise

Prognostic Cancer Screening Tools Show Promise

High rates of screening for individuals with limited long-term life expectancy for all tools.

Urology Surgeons Perform First Penile Transplant in the US

Surgeons Perform First Penile Transplant in the US

The 15-hour surgery took place in early May.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) Serious Side Effects With Fluoroquinolones, FDA Warns

Serious Side Effects With Fluoroquinolones, FDA Warns

Agency is recommending that health care providers not prescribe them for certain patients.

Prostate Cancer BRCA Gene Mutations May Influence Prostate Cancer Risk

BRCA Gene Mutations May Influence Prostate Cancer Risk

Multiple studies suggest they might.

Urinary Incontinence Nasal Spray May Lessen Nocturia

Nasal Spray May Lessen Nocturia

In second study, exercise also found to improve nocturia.

Prostate Cancer Aminosalicylates Cut PCa Risk in Men with IBD

Aminosalicylates Cut PCa Risk in Men with IBD

Researchers found an adjusted 68% decreased risk of prostate cancer in men with IBD who used aminosalicylate.

Commentary Clinical Trials in Surgery: A New Paradigm

Clinical Trials in Surgery: A New Paradigm

Randomized clinical trials are often considered the highest level on which medical care should be based.

Prostate Cancer Mitochondrial Dysfunction Found in Black Prostate Cancer Patients

Mitochondrial Dysfunction Found in Black Prostate Cancer Patients

Mechanism may explain prostate cancer treatment resistance among African-American men.

Bladder Cancer Well Water Linked to Bladder Cancer

Well Water Linked to Bladder Cancer

Researchers believe arsenic exposure might contribute to higher-than-normal rates.

Prostate Cancer Landmark PSA Screening Trial Results Challenged

Landmark PSA Screening Trial Results Challenged

The PLCO trial's conclusion that routine PSA testing does not affect prostate cancer mortality risk could be wrong.

Prostate Cancer Study Independently Validates New Prostate Cancer Grading System

Study Independently Validates New Prostate Cancer Grading System

Findings support the use of a 5 grade-group system that more accurately reflects patient risk of adverse outcomes.

Prostate Cancer PSA Screening More Likely Among Blacks

PSA Screening More Likely Among Blacks

The odds of PSA screening were higher among blacks than non-Hispanic whites.

Urology Radiotherapy Better Than Chemo for Stage IIa Testicular Cancer

Radiotherapy Better Than Chemo for Stage IIa Testicular Cancer

Researchers observe no significant survival difference for stage IIb patients.

Kidney Stones Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Use Increasing

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Use Increasing

PCNL procedure rate nearly doubles over a 2-decade period, study finds.

Bladder Cancer Well-Timed Follow-Up Reduces Post-Cystectomy Readmissions

Well-Timed Follow-Up Reduces Post-Cystectomy Readmissions

The timing of office visits and telephone calls helped identify a patient at risk for readmission post-radical cystectomy.

Urology Pain Complaints Prompt Most ER Visits After Ureteroscopy

Pain Complaints Prompt Most ER Visits After Ureteroscopy

Most emergency department visits and readmissions after ureteroscopy are due to complaints of pain.