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Bladder Cancer Good Survival After Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy

Good Survival After Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy

Recurrence-free survival was 66 percent at five years for patients with bladder cancer who had laparoscopic radical cystectomy.

Prostate Cancer Consider cT2c Prostate Cancer Intermediate Risk

Consider cT2c Prostate Cancer Intermediate Risk

Patients with these tumors should be counseled appropriately and offered treatment options for intermediate-risk disease.

Bladder Cancer FDA Clears Narrow Band Imaging for Bladder Cancer

FDA Clears Narrow Band Imaging for Bladder Cancer

NBI visualized non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer lesions in 17% more patients and 24% more tumors than white light.

Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) PSA Doubling Time Predicts Salvage Radiation Outcomes

PSA Doubling Time Predicts Salvage Radiation Outcomes

PSA doubling time of 6 months or less and seminal vesicle invasion were significant predictors of biochemical recurrence.

Premature Ejaculation Premature Ejaculation Linked to Hypoglycemic Variability in Type 1 Diabetes

Premature Ejaculation Linked to Hypoglycemic Variability in Type 1 Diabetes

Prevalence of premature ejaculation was similar for all young males with or without type 1 diabetes mellitus, however.

Prostate Cancer Salvage Cryotherapy a Valid Option for Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Salvage Cryotherapy a Valid Option for Recurrent Prostate Cancer

In a study, the treatment was used in men who experienced prostate cancer recurrence after primary radiotherapy.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Statins Not Tied to Male Gonadal, Sexual Dysfunction

Statins Not Tied to Male Gonadal, Sexual Dysfunction

Kidney Cancer Statins May Improve Survival After Kidney Cancer Surgery

Statins May Improve Survival After Kidney Cancer Surgery

New study links statin use with a 52% improvement in 3-year disease-specific survival.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Dysfunction May Improve After Shockwave Therapy

Erectile Dysfunction May Improve After Shockwave Therapy

In a placebo-controlled study, 57% of men unable to have intercourse were able to do so without medication after receiving the treatment.

Prostate Cancer Robotic Prostate Surgery Offers Good Long-Term Results

Robotic Prostate Surgery Offers Good Long-Term Results

A study of 4,803 patients who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy had long-term outcomes on par with other surgical approaches.

Hypogonadism Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase PCa Risk in Hypogonadal Men

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase PCa Risk in Hypogonadal Men

Long-term testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men is safe, an observational study suggests. New cases of prostate cancer were lower than expected.

Prostate Cancer Early-Stage Prostate Cancer Frequently Overtreated

Early-Stage Prostate Cancer Frequently Overtreated

Most men aged 66 to 79 years receive aggressive treatment even though their life expectancy is less than 10 years.

Prostate Cancer Complete Family History May Improve Prostate Cancer (PCa) Screening

Complete Family History May Improve Prostate Cancer (PCa) Screening

For Caucasian males, a complete family history of prostate cancer among close and distant relatives may gauge personal risk with greater accuracy.

Prostate Cancer Urology Referrals for Elevated PSA Unchanged

Urology Referrals for Elevated PSA Unchanged

New study examined the effect of a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force 2012 recommendation against routine PSA screening.

Kidney Cancer Partial Nephrectomy Better for Certain Kidney Cancer Patients

Partial Nephrectomy Better for Certain Kidney Cancer Patients

It preserves kidney function better than radical nephrectomy in patients with small- to medium-sized tumors, study finds.

Hypogonadism Rate of Testosterone Testing on the Rise

Rate of Testosterone Testing on the Rise

Increased likelihood of testing in men with comorbidity associated with hypogonadism.

News Gender Inequality in Medicine Still Exists

Gender Inequality in Medicine Still Exists

Article describes challenges for women in medicine, highlights things that need to be changed.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Linked to Early Vascular Disease

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Linked to Early Vascular Disease

Men with asymptomatic vascular disease are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction (ED) compared to those who don't.

Prostate Cancer 'Jekyll & Hyde' Molecule Could Lead to Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

'Jekyll & Hyde' Molecule Could Lead to Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

Prostate cancer (PCa) patients who have the Endo180 protein present in their tumors tend to have a more aggressive form of the disease.

Prostate Cancer Overweight Men Face Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

Overweight Men Face Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

Obese men are at a greater risk of developing more advanced forms of prostate cancer (PCa).