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Bladder Cancer New Bladder Cancer Guidelines Released

New Bladder Cancer Guidelines Released

Recommendations for diagnosing and managing non-muscle invasive bladder cancer promise to allow for more individualized patient care.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Psychotherapy-PDE5 Inhibitor Combo Helps Post-RP Erectile Function

Psychotherapy-PDE5 Inhibitor Combo Helps Post-RP Erectile Function

An early, integrated approach led to less deterioration of erectile function after surgery.

Kidney Stones Stenting, Surgery Time Linked to Infection After Laser Lithotripsy

Stenting, Surgery Time Linked to Infection After Laser Lithotripsy

Findings among patients undergoing ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy.

Kidney Cancer Aspirin Safe for Partial Nephrectomy Patients

Aspirin Safe for Partial Nephrectomy Patients

Findings among patients on chronic antiplatelet therapy for cardioprotection.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) ED Patients at Higher Risk of Hip Fracture

ED Patients at Higher Risk of Hip Fracture

Almost quadruple the risk found among Asian men with erectile dysfunction.

Prostate Cancer Fatty Foods Possibly Contribute to Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness

Fatty Foods Possibly Contribute to Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness

Researchers also suggests that statins may help counteract harmful effect of fatty foods.

Prostate Cancer Polymer-Delivered Leuprolide Achieves Castration-Level Testosterone

Polymer-Delivered Leuprolide Achieves Castration-Level Testosterone

Testosterone levels of 20 ng/dL or less were achieved and maintained by more than 90% of men with advanced prostate cancer.

Kidney Stones Renal Stone Patients Benefit from Post-SWL Tamsulosin

Renal Stone Patients Benefit from Post-SWL Tamsulosin

Pain episodes and need for adjuvant intervention decreased, but the alpha blocker did not improve renal stone clearance rates.

Prostate Cancer Better Prostate Cancer Survival With Low-Dose Aspirin?

Better Prostate Cancer Survival With Low-Dose Aspirin?

Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate, or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive.

Kidney Stones Medical Expulsive Therapy Underutilized for Ureteral Stones

Medical Expulsive Therapy Underutilized for Ureteral Stones

Patients treated with medical expulsive therapy achieve spontaneous passage more quickly.

Prostate Cancer Possible Biomarkers Identified for PCa Patients Treated With SBRT

Possible Biomarkers Identified for PCa Patients Treated With SBRT

Molecular pathways identified that may serve as potential biomarkers in prostate cancer treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).

Urology Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Plus MRI Identifies Undescended Testes

Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Plus MRI Identifies Undescended Testes

Authors say diagnostic laparoscopy not needed for inguinal testes or nubbins.

Prostate Cancer Regular Exercise Before PCa Diagnosis May Increase Survival

Regular Exercise Before PCa Diagnosis May Increase Survival

Researchers found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes.

Prostate Cancer Metformin Ups Anti-Cancer Activity of Abiraterone, Enzalutamide

Metformin Ups Anti-Cancer Activity of Abiraterone, Enzalutamide

Metformin, a widely used oral anti-diabetic drug, enhanced the anti-prostate cancer activity of abiraterone and enzalutamide.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Mortality Declined Along With Cigarette Smoking

Prostate Cancer Mortality Declined Along With Cigarette Smoking

Fewer prostate cancer deaths may be yet another benefit of smoking cessation.

Reproductive Medicine Penile Sensitivity Unaffected by Newborn Circumcision, Study Finds

Penile Sensitivity Unaffected by Newborn Circumcision, Study Finds

New study challenges a view that the foreskin is the most sensitive part of the adult penis.

Overactive Bladder (OAB) Potential Medication Misuse Common With OAB

Potential Medication Misuse Common With OAB

Potentially inappropriate medication use is prevalent in older adults undergoing antimuscarinic treatment for overactive bladder.

Bladder Cancer Cutaneous Ureterostomy a Good Alternative for Elderly RC Patients

Cutaneous Ureterostomy a Good Alternative for Elderly RC Patients

Shorter operating time is one advantage of cutaneous ureterostomy with a single stoma.

Prostate Cancer Multiple Comorbidities Predict Higher-Risk Prostate Cancer

Multiple Comorbidities Predict Higher-Risk Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer patients with 2 or more comorbid diseases are more likely to have their cancer upgraded and up staged at RP.

Prostate Cancer ADT for Prostate Cancer Linked to Depression

ADT for Prostate Cancer Linked to Depression

Researchers find 23% increased risk compared to men who received other treatments.