Mortality is increased for patients undergoing surgery within 6 weeks of SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to a study published online in Anesthesia.
Findings from a recent study emphasize the importance of neurocognitive assessment in men undergoing ADT, especially in younger patients, according to investigators.
Most common cancers will be breast, melanoma, and lung, while most common cause of cancer-related death will remain lung
A study was conducted to assess factors contributing to response to nivolumab treatment for advanced clear cell renal cell carcinoma.
More than 450 medical device reports of patient infections, potential contamination recorded from Jan. 1, 2017, to Feb. 20, 2021
Risk for death lower for patients with lung cancer, renal cell carcinoma, melanoma with versus without obesity
Patients’ risk of pathologic upgrading may depend on their intermediate-risk factor (Gleason score 3+4, PSA level of 10-20 ng/mL, and cT2b-c disease).
Oral sodium bicarbonate therapy given to patients with chronic kidney disease increases urinary pH but also increases urinary citrate levels, which may mitigate the risk for calcium phosphate stone formation.
A retrospective study found that a radiomic-clinicopathologic nomogram performed better than other tools in predicting biochemical recurrence-free survival after surgery for prostate cancer.
Overall, progression-free, and cancer-specific survival worse for participants from areas with highest socioeconomic deprivation