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Use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer increased from 3.5% to 64% from 2002 to 2012.
In a case-control study, men who had ever used non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs had a 23% decreased risk of prostate cancer.
The researchers note that TACC3 is a mitotic spindle protein required for accurate segregation of chromosomes, and errors in segregation can lead to aneuploidy, contributing to cancer progression.
Use of active surveillance for very low-risk prostate cancer rose from 11.6% of patients in 2010 to 27.3% in 2013, study finds.
Following curative treatment for localized PCa, 5-year PCa-specific survival rates are higher for patients with initial lymph node or locoregional metastases versus initial metastases in bone only or in multiple sites.
Findings from this comparative study indicate a favorable failure-free survival and progression-free survival with Standard of Care plus abiraterone acetate and prednisone.
Checkpoint inhibitor combination of nivolumab plus ipilimumab improved progression-free and overall survival compared with sunitinib.
PSA levels of 10 ng/mL or higher in men who have biochemically recurrent PCa after radical prostatectomy and a PSADT less than 12 months are at imminent risk for metastatic disease.
Knowledge of these additional mutations can help guide therapeutic and preventive interventions.
The researchers found that there was no difference between the 6- and 2-fraction groups in baseline and post-implantation IPSS scores.
Cabozantinib reduced the risk of disease progression or death compared with sunitinib among patients with previously untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma.
Rises and decreases in neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio at 6 weeks after treatment with anti-PD-1/PD-L1 immune checkpoint blockade is associated with progression-free and overall survival.
Cases more often questioned perioperative medical knowledge, decision making errors, and injuries than intraoperative errors and injuries.
A European trial found a survival benefit from PCa screening and a US trial did not, but a new analysis finds that both trials provide compatible evidence that screening decreases PCa mortality.
In a study, the risk for heart failure was 81% higher among patients who received androgen deprivation therapy.
Vabomere, which combines meropenem and vaborbactam, demonstrated superior efficacy to piperacillin/tazobactam.
Meta-analysis of studies conducted around the world found that men with diabetes have more than 3.5 times increased risk for erectile dysfunction.
The increased risk for obesity-related cancer was seen among women who were normal weight at enrollment.
The maximum duration of detectable Zika in semen in the study was 45 days.
The researchers found that the rate of opioid prescribing was 1.22 times higher among survivors than among matched controls.
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