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Though early-stage bladder cancer is infrequently fatal, the decrease in recurrence rates has a mean

5-ARIs Do Not Lower Bladder Cancer Risk

Previous retrospective studies have suggested that 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors may beneficial effects on bladder cancer development and/or recurrence, but a prospective cohort study found no protective effect.
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Prognostic Factors Identified in Patients Undergoing UTUC Surgery

Patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) benefit from surgery with bladder cuff resection. Otherwise, their prognosis hinges on mostly unmodifiable factors, according to investigators presenting new study findings during the American Urological Association 2020 Virtual Experience. Michael Staehler, MD, PhD, of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and colleagues identified 231 UTUC patients (median age…
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