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Shorter anogenital distance has been linked to infertility and low sperm count
Research raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy
Sexual function declines for both men and women following radical prostatectomy, but some aspects of care may help couples.
From 2004 to 2009, there was a marked increase in observation (watchful waiting and active surveillance) among men with low-risk prostate cancer.
Data reveal no significant differences in overall and cancer-specific survival at 5 years.
In a Canadian study, long wait times before a first urologist visit was associated with a 29% higher risk of death after radical cystectomy.
In a study of post-menopausal women, the highest quartile of lycopene intake was associated with a significant 39% decreased risk of renal cell carcinoma versus the lowest quartile.
98% of the renal tumors were controlled at 9 months after treatment.
Variation exists at a high-volume center when selecting patients with low-risk prostate cancer for prostatectomy.
Guideline outlines recommended follow-up care for prostate cancer survivors
Just over 41% of patients eligible for active surveillance by European standards were found to have undergraded prostate cancer.
Focal and whole-gland approaches may provide alternatives for recurrent PCa after radiotherapy
Smoking pot decreased the likelihood of the malignancy by 45%, whereas smoking tobacco only increased the likelihood by 52%.
Patients aged 70 and older are less likely than younger patients to receive post-cystectomy treatment, despite survival benefit
Patients who received the drug as part of their treatment survived longer than those on placebo by a median 4.4 months.
They are more likely to have urinary tract infections and sepsis than urinary stone formers without inflammatory bowel disease.
Nephron-sparing approach is associated with a 56% decreased risk of postoperative end-stage renal disease versus radical surgery.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)
- Support for Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Nonmetastatic Bladder Cancer
- Low-dose Brachytherapy Provides Better Outcomes in Intermediate PCa
- Short-Term ADT+Radiotherapy Does Not Help Intermediate PCa Survival
- Early Bicalutamide Aids Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer
- Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Outcomes Vary by Disease Risk