Investigators reported promising fi ndings from phase 3 trials of apalutamide and enzalutamide
Studies document renal benefits of canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, empagliflozin, and dulaglutide
Non-dialysis patients with advanced CKD diagnosed with renal malignancies grapple with the dual threat of renal failure and cancer progression. When choosing between functional or oncologic risks, many patients will ask about renal transplantation. Discussions of this option are complicated by statistical realities: According to UNOS, of nearly 1 million solid organ transplants performed over…
Kidney transplant recipients have a higher prevalence of severe uncontrolled gout and higher rates of allopurinol discontinuation.
Study of patients who underwent radical cystectomy for bladder cancer found that those who used statins had improved overall and cancer-specific survival.
Older men with favorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer treated in the West, Northwest, or Midwest were the biggest adopters of AS during the years 2010 and 2015.
Abiraterone plus prednisone combined with leuprolide decreases tumor size compared with leuprolide alone in men with high-risk prostate cancer.
In the DIALIZE trial, 41.2% of hemodialysis patients taking sodium zirconium cyclosilicate maintained normal potassium levels during the long interdialytic interval compared with just 1% receiving placebo.
Higher vitamin D doses than recommended in guidelines are needed to prevent fractures in kidney transplant recipients with low vitamin D levels, according to investigator.