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Statins Promising for Cancers

Statins Promising for Cancers

Studies suggest that these cholesterol-lowering drugs can improve treatment of genitourinary cancers and prevent contrast-induced nephropathy.

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Prostate Cancer High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone

High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone

Hypogonadal men are more likely than those with normal testosterone to have prostate biopsy results showing high-grade PCa.

Hypogonadism Some Hypogonadism Guidelines Need Updating, Review Finds

Some Hypogonadism Guidelines Need Updating, Review Finds

Quality studies are still needed to answer crucial questions about TRT and prostate cancer, cardiovascular risk.

Kidney Stones Tamsulosin Improves Passage of Large Ureteric Stones

Tamsulosin Improves Passage of Large Ureteric Stones

Study demonstrates a benefit in patients with distal ureteric stones 5-10 mm in diameter.

Reproductive Medicine Many Cancer Patients Unaware of Ways to Preserve Fertility

Many Cancer Patients Unaware of Ways to Preserve Fertility

Almost 1 in 3 not told cancer treatment might affect future fertility.

Prostate Cancer Black Men Twice as Likely to Die of Prostate Cancer

Black Men Twice as Likely to Die of Prostate Cancer

Study in England shows that that 1 in 12 black men die from the malignancy compared with 1 in 24 white men.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Function Worsens In Most Men After Prostate Biopsy

Erectile Function Worsens In Most Men After Prostate Biopsy

Results of a prospective study have implications for patient counseling.

Bladder Cancer Chemo Doesn't Improve Quality of Life in End-Stage Cancer

Chemo Doesn't Improve Quality of Life in End-Stage Cancer

No improvement in quality of life, even for patients with good baseline performance status.

Prostate Cancer Biomarkers Help Distinguish Prostate Cancer from Prostatitis

Biomarkers Help Distinguish Prostate Cancer from Prostatitis

The biomarkers PHI and PCA3 demonstrated high diagnostic accuracy in discriminating prostate cancer from prostatitis in re-biopsy candidates.

Prostate Cancer Statin Use Fails To Prevent Progression to Lethal Prostate Cancer

Statin Use Fails To Prevent Progression to Lethal Prostate Cancer

Statin use following diagnosis of localized PCa does not significantly reduce the risk of metastasis or death from PCa.

Prostate Cancer Gleason Score Predicts BCR in High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

Gleason Score Predicts BCR in High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

The finding is based on a study of men who underwent radical surgery for pT3aN0/NxR1 tumors but received no adjuvant or neoadjuvant therapy.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Study: Erectile Dysfunction Should Prompt Diabetes Screening

Study: Erectile Dysfunction Should Prompt Diabetes Screening

Men with ED had more than twice the odds of undiagnosed diabetes.

Hypogonadism Testosterone Therapy Not Associated With VTE

Testosterone Therapy Not Associated With VTE

Finding based on data from more than 30,000 American men, 40 and older.

Bladder Cancer No Pioglitazone-Bladder Cancer Link, Study Says

No Pioglitazone-Bladder Cancer Link, Study Says

But research reveals association with pancreatic and prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer With Comorbidities Increases Venous Thromboembolism

Prostate Cancer With Comorbidities Increases Venous Thromboembolism

Increased VTE risk among older patients, those with metastases, and those who underwent surgery.

Prostate Cancer Higher-dose Radiation Doesn't Improve Low-Risk PCa Survival

Higher-dose Radiation Doesn't Improve Low-Risk PCa Survival

But higher doses of radiation may improve survival in men with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancers.

Prostate Cancer Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Often Upgraded at Prostatectomy

Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Often Upgraded at Prostatectomy

Upgrading, up staging linked to age 60, PSA 5.0 ng/ml, and 25 percent positive cores.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Novel BPH Procedure Eases Symptoms, Preserves Sexual Function

Novel BPH Procedure Eases Symptoms, Preserves Sexual Function

Prostatic urethral lift is minimally invasive and, according to a new study, the procedure's beneficial effects are durable out to 3 years.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Gout Increases Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Gout Increases Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Gout is associated with an elevated likelihood of both organic and psychogenic ED.

Kidney Stones Sexual Intercourse May Clear Distal Ureteral Stones

Sexual Intercourse May Clear Distal Ureteral Stones

Having sex 3-4 times a week was associated with a significantly greater stone passage rate than tamsulosin or standard medical therapy.

Urology Hospital Volume Impacts Post-Op Urologic Complications in Children

Hospital Volume Impacts Post-Op Urologic Complications in Children

Risk of postoperative complications increased for pediatric patients at non-high volume hospitals.