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A recent paper provides 8 questions to ask patients to elicit information that enables targeted treatment of nocturia.
A patient's risk of suicide is doubled within the first year following a prostate cancer diagnosis, according to a new meta-analysis.
Study of Korean radical prostatectomy patients showed that those who were obese had significant increased odds of biochemical recurrence and cancer-specific mortality
Small study found that 2 mg of melatonin taken at bedtime did not significantly decrease the mean number of nocturia episodes vs placebo.
Clinicians should assess whether women experience urinary incontinence and whether it affects their health, function, and quality of life.
Cytoreductive radical prostatectomy (RP) for metastatic prostate cancer (PCa) is associated with higher complication rates and longer hospital stays than RP for non-metastatic PCa.
Physicians increasingly are prescribing high dose and very high dose radiation therapy after radical prostatectomy despite an absence of randomized trials supporting the practice.
Patients may benefit from earlier lines of enzalutamide for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
In a study, the off-clamp approach to partial nephrectomy also was associated with lower risk for acute kidney injury.
Zemdri carries a Boxed Warning describing reports of nephrotoxicity, ototoxicity, and neuromuscular blockade, as well as fetal harm if administered during pregnancy.
Circulating blood biomarkers related to angiogenesis may help clinicians predict who will have a robust response to sunitinib.
Stereotactic body radiation therapy achieves good local control of metastases in patients with recurrent prostate cancer following primary treatment.
Shorter PSA double times are associated with worse disease-specific, metastasis-free, and overall survival, study finds.
Radiation therapy dose escalation, pelvic lymph node irradiation, and hormone therapy duration are prescribed based on patient and tumor characteristics.
Men in the bottom 10th of free testosterone level vs those with higher levels were found to have a 23% decreased risk of prostate cancer.
Among patients undergoing radical cystectomy, female sex is independently associated with a 21% increased odds of surgical site infections compared with male sex.
Among women who reported urinary incontinence in a baseline survey, 13.1% reported urinary leakage 4 or more times per week.
Younger men with prostate cancer are less likely to experience Gleason score upgrading and pathologic progression on repeat biopsy.
Significant improvements in symptoms, peak flow rate, and post-void residual volume observed in men with prostate volumes of 80 to 150 cc.
Widowed patients with bladder urothelial carcinoma have the worst 5-year cancer-specific survival rates among unmarried patients.
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