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Combining testing of urinary T2:ERG, PCA3 at thresholds that detected aggressive prostate cancer improved specificity from 18% to 39%.
The investigators found that the percentage of patients diagnosed with stage I cancer increased significantly from 2013 to 2014 after the ACA was implemented.
Only luminal B prostate cancers were significantly associated with postoperative response to ADT in a subset analysis in retrospective cohorts.
Men in the treatment group also reported greater improvement in distress relating to intercourse, control of ejaculation, and satisfaction with sexual intercourse.
But PSA density and body mass index are associated with prostate cancer reclassification.
Men who attended yoga classes had less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those in the comparison group.
Nivolumab treatment beyond disease progression results in reductions in tumor burden, study finds.
Radical cystectomy is associated with better long-term overall survival than trimodal therapy, new study shows.
Spike in PSA level after starting abiraterone does not affect progression-free or overall survival, study finds.
Also increased risk of progression to metastatic disease compared with the general population.
New persistent opioid use represents a common but previously underappreciated surgical complication that warrants increased awareness.
Whether all recurrent stone formers benefit from 24-hour urine collection has not been established.
Clinicians should be alert to the relationship between antimuscarinics usage and depressive disorder in OAB women and provide appropriate instructions for these patients.
Survival curves showed that metformin use with docetaxel did not improve prostate cancer specific survival or overall survival.
The US Preventive Services Task Force now suggests decisions about PSA testing should be made on an individual basis for men aged 55 to 69.
Onabotulinumtoxin A successfully reduced urinary frequency and urgency, but not urgency urinary incontinence episodes.
Study identifies PSADT cut-points that can aid in risk stratification of men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Highest vs lowest quartile of vitamin D binding protein associated with 55% lower odds of prostate cancer.
A family history of prostate cancer was not a major determinant of disease progression during active surveillance, according to a systematic review.
Regular aspirin use linked to lower risk of cancer mortality, especially colorectal, breast, and prostate cancer.
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