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Long-term use of the drug may predispose men to worsening erectile dysfunction and elevated risk of diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Prostate cancer patients on active surveillance who have no cancer found on confirmatory biopsy have a reduced risk of grade and volume reclassification.
Over 15 years of follow-up, considerable proportion of men undergo prostate-specific antigen testing
No added benefit was seen with the addition of biomarkers for African-American men.
High risk chronic urinary retention was defined as hydronephrosis on imaging, stage 3 chronic kidney disease or recurrent culture proven urinary tract infection or urosepsis.
New findings suggest that clinicians consider the pathologic characteristics of the primary tumor as well as the burden of LN metastases when deciding on management, investigators say.
Radiotherapy for prostate cancer patients with persistently elevated PSA after radical surgery improved survival only among those with worse pathologic characteristics.
However, higher stone-free rates were found with laparoscopic ureterolithotomy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy.
The risk for developing erectile dysfunction is 15% higher among men with than without gout.
The likelihood of reporting not being able to afford medication, asking for lower-cost medication, and using alternative therapies to save money in the previous year was higher among survivors.
High-income counties had far higher diagnosis rates for the four cancers than low-income counties, but the combined mortality rate was similar for both.
In a study, 'Conquer Fear' decreased fear among survivors of breast and colorectal cancer and melanoma compared with relaxation techniques.
Meta-analysis reveals no significant difference in overall-, disease-specific, and progression-free survival between radical cystectomy and radiation-based, bladder preservation therapy.
The researchers found that the median overall survival was 31.2 and 26.0 months in the PRO and usual care groups, respectively.
The Southeast region performed the highest proportion of outpatient surgeries (46.7%), followed by the Midwest, Southwest, West, and Northeast.
PUL involves placement of small permanent metallic implants into the prostate that lift the lateral lobes away from the urethra and remove obstruction.
Some men who undergo multigene testing for inherited prostate cancer misinterpret findings of variants of uncertain significance.
Younger patients who chose surgery vs radiation for initial treatment had a 48% survival advantage.
Extended pelvic lymph node dissection versus limited dissection during radical prostatectomy does not improve biochemical recurrence rates.
CBP was associated with a reduction in sperm concentration, sperm vitality, sperm total and progressive motility.
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