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Study also finds associations between adiposity and 10 other cancers, particularly digestive and hormone-related malignancies.
Researchers suggest that early treatment of some ureteral stones is preferable.
Men with Gleason score 3 + 4 were 4.65 times more likely to have upgrading than men with an initial Gleason score of 3 + 3 at 3 years.
Patients receiving alvimopan had a mean hospital length of stay of 4 days compared with 6 days and a median time to return of flatus at 2 days compared with 4 days.
Formal ultrasonography by a radiologist may encourage less computerized tomography preoperatively.
Use of the monoclonal antibody was associated with a 27% lower risk of death versus chemotherapy.
Study of older hypogonadal men does not support use of TRT to improve memory, according to researchers.
Older men on TRT versus placebo for 1 year had improved hemoglobin levels and volumetric bone mineral density and estimated bone strength.
In a large study, testosterone replacement therapy was associated with a 33% lower risk of cardiac and stroke events among hypogonadal men.
The researchers found that patients treated with ABT had decreased progression-free survival compared with those not receiving ATB.
Patients whose surgeons have large numbers of unsolicited patient observations in the 24 months prior to the patient's operation are at increased risk of surgical and medical complications.
A patient developed a rare and incurable fungal infection after using aerosolized marijuana and ultimately died.
A single 8-Gy radiotherapy dose for bone metastases should be offered to all patients, even those with poor survival.
In a pilot study, metabolomic analyses of serum and urine showed a high level of predictive ability.
Researchers compared targeted prostate biopsy based on biparametric magnetic resonance imaging with standard 12-core systematic biopsy.
In this female population, >60 years old and a history of smoking and/or gross hematuria were the strongest predictors of urologic cancer.
On propensity analysis, patients on enoxaparin once daily had fewer major bleeds and deaths at 15 and at 30 days than those on enoxaparin twice daily.
The drug is indicated for treating patients with locally advanced or metastatic disease that progresses despite platinum-containing chemotherapy.
Cleveland Clinic study found a 4-fold greater prevalence of nephrolithiasis among children with asthma compared with the general pediatric population.
Medical use of cannabis has been a topic of controversy in recent years.
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