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Reproductive Medicine Pre-Natal Phthalate Exposure May Affect Male Fertility

Pre-Natal Phthalate Exposure May Affect Male Fertility

Shorter anogenital distance has been linked to infertility and low sperm count

Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Common for Prostate Cancer

Radiotherapy Common for Prostate Cancer

Research raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

Prostate Cancer Prostatectomy May Impair Sex for Women, Too

Prostatectomy May Impair Sex for Women, Too

Sexual function declines for both men and women following radical prostatectomy, but some aspects of care may help couples.

Prostate Cancer Increasing Observation of Younger Men with PCa

Increasing Observation of Younger Men with PCa

From 2004 to 2009, there was a marked increase in observation (watchful waiting and active surveillance) among men with low-risk prostate cancer.

Kidney Cancer Prospective Study Supports Active Surveillance for Small Renal Masses

Prospective Study Supports Active Surveillance for Small Renal Masses

Data reveal no significant differences in overall and cancer-specific survival at 5 years.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Dietary Tips for Erectile Dysfunction

Dietary Tips for Erectile Dysfunction

Bladder Cancer Delayed Bladder Cancer Referrals Up Death Risk

Delayed Bladder Cancer Referrals Up Death Risk

In a Canadian study, long wait times before a first urologist visit was associated with a 29% higher risk of death after radical cystectomy.

Kidney Cancer Lycopene May Lower Kidney Cancer Risk in Older Women

Lycopene May Lower Kidney Cancer Risk in Older Women

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.

Kidney Cancer Radiosurgery for Renal Tumors Shows Short-Term Efficacy

Radiosurgery for Renal Tumors Shows Short-Term Efficacy

98% of the renal tumors were controlled at 9 months after treatment.

Prostate Cancer Prostatectomy for Low Risk PCa Varied by Surgeon

Prostatectomy for Low Risk PCa Varied by Surgeon

Variation exists at a high-volume center when selecting patients with low-risk prostate cancer for prostatectomy.

Prostate Cancer New Guideline for PCa Survivor Care Endorsed by ASCO

New Guideline for PCa Survivor Care Endorsed by ASCO

Guideline outlines recommended follow-up care for prostate cancer survivors

Prostate Cancer Underdiagnosis Common Among PCa Active Surveillance Candidates

Underdiagnosis Common Among PCa Active Surveillance Candidates

Just over 41% of patients eligible for active surveillance by European standards were found to have undergraded prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Black Men with Prostate Cancer Fare Worse

Black Men with Prostate Cancer Fare Worse

Prostate Cancer Salvage Prostate Cryoablation Promising

Salvage Prostate Cryoablation Promising

Focal and whole-gland approaches may provide alternatives for recurrent PCa after radiotherapy

Bladder Cancer Marijuana Use Found to Lower Bladder Cancer Risk in Men

Marijuana Use Found to Lower Bladder Cancer Risk in Men

Smoking pot decreased the likelihood of the malignancy by 45%, whereas smoking tobacco only increased the likelihood by 52%.

Bladder Cancer Bladder Cancer Adjuvant Chemotherapy Underused in the Elderly

Bladder Cancer Adjuvant Chemotherapy Underused in the Elderly

Patients aged 70 and older are less likely than younger patients to receive post-cystectomy treatment, despite survival benefit

Prostate Cancer Abiraterone Improves Castration-Resistant PCa Survival

Abiraterone Improves Castration-Resistant PCa Survival

Patients who received the drug as part of their treatment survived longer than those on placebo by a median 4.4 months.

Kidney Stones Urinary Stone Complication Risk Higher in IBD Sufferers

Urinary Stone Complication Risk Higher in IBD Sufferers

They are more likely to have urinary tract infections and sepsis than urinary stone formers without inflammatory bowel disease.

Kidney Cancer Partial Nephrectomy for Kidney Cancer Lowers ESRD Risk

Partial Nephrectomy for Kidney Cancer Lowers ESRD Risk

Nephron-sparing approach is associated with a 56% decreased risk of postoperative end-stage renal disease versus radical surgery.