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Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria Found in UTI Patient

Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria Found in UTI Patient

First case of colistin-resistant mcr-1 E coli in the United States; strains also have been identified in Europe and Canada.

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Prostate Cancer No Survival Benefit With Cabozantinib in Progressive mCRPC

No Survival Benefit With Cabozantinib in Progressive mCRPC

Cabozantinib did not increase survival of heavily treated patients with mCRPC, compared with prednisone.

Prostate Cancer Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cases Increasing

Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cases Increasing

Research emphasizes the need for nationwide refinements in the prostate cancer screening process.

Prostate Cancer PD-1 Blockade Shows Promise for mCRPC

PD-1 Blockade Shows Promise for mCRPC

In a small study, some men whose cancer progressed while on enzalutamide had a profound PSA response to pembrolizumab.

Kidney Cancer Chest X-Rays May Miss Pulmonary Metastases in T1a RCC Patients

Chest X-Rays May Miss Pulmonary Metastases in T1a RCC Patients

Findings in patients treated for T1a renal cell carcinoma followed with X-ray surveillance.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Multiparametric MRI Feasible for PCa Screening

Prostate Multiparametric MRI Feasible for PCa Screening

Adjusted odds ratio of prostate cancer significantly higher for MRI score than PSA.

Bladder Cancer Bladder Cancer Urine Test Accurate

Bladder Cancer Urine Test Accurate

Assay could cut down on cystoscopies, researchers say.

Prostate Cancer Robot-Assisted Prostate Surgery Safe, Effective Long Term

Robot-Assisted Prostate Surgery Safe, Effective Long Term

Largest Asian series to date shows a 5-year biochemical recurrence-free survival rate of 76.4%.

Urology Doctors Fail to Protect Themselves From Surgical Smoke

Doctors Fail to Protect Themselves From Surgical Smoke

A majority of doctors and nurses reported wearing surgical masks as a precaution.

Prostate Cancer Familial Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer Quantified

Familial Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer Quantified

Swedish researchers say their findings are more useful for counseling men with a family history of prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Patients Taking Statins Lived Longer

Prostate Cancer Patients Taking Statins Lived Longer

Study results strengthen researchers' arguments for further clinical trials evaluating the potential protective effect of statins.

Urology Risk Factors for Abscess Formation in Acute Prostatitis Identified

Risk Factors for Abscess Formation in Acute Prostatitis Identified

Imaging studies should be considered for men who have long symptom duration and voiding disturbances associated with acute prostatitis, researchers say.

Prostate Cancer PI3K Pathway Aberrations May Reveal Targeted Therapy Opportunities

PI3K Pathway Aberrations May Reveal Targeted Therapy Opportunities

Combination therapies targeting both mutations in the PI3K pathway and HER2 or hormone receptor overexpression should be evaluated, researchers say.

Bladder Cancer 8% of Cancer Patients Develop a Second Malignancy

8% of Cancer Patients Develop a Second Malignancy

Second cancer was fatal in 55% of the cases studied.

Prostate Cancer Benign Tissue Changes May Help Predict Post-RP Biochemical Recurrence

Benign Tissue Changes May Help Predict Post-RP Biochemical Recurrence

Preliminary findings suggest a field effect in prostate cancer.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Dysfunction Predicts Higher Risk of Osteoporosis

Erectile Dysfunction Predicts Higher Risk of Osteoporosis

Low testosterone levels may be a contributing factor.

Prostate Cancer Australian Docs Less Favorable to Post-RP Adjuvant Radiation Therapy

Australian Docs Less Favorable to Post-RP Adjuvant Radiation Therapy

Urologists in Australia less favorable toward adjuvant radiotherapy in 2015 vs 2012.

Prostate Cancer Expectant Management for PCa More Likely at Academic Centers

Expectant Management for PCa More Likely at Academic Centers

Odds of using this strategy are 2.7-fold greater vs community facilities.

Prostate Cancer Inherited Mutations Common Among Men With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Inherited Mutations Common Among Men With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Genetic testing results could help guide therapy for advanced prostate cancer.

Urology Invasive Penile Cancer Linked to Low Education, Income

Invasive Penile Cancer Linked to Low Education, Income

Being divorced or having never married also identified as risk factors.

Urology Cisplatin Dose Linked to Hearing Loss in Cancer Survivors

Cisplatin Dose Linked to Hearing Loss in Cancer Survivors

Severe to profound hearing loss seen in 18% of male germ cell tumor survivors.