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Urology Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe

Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe

Radiation dose not impacted with light or moderate use of skin treatments, regardless of beam energy, incidence

Prostate Cancer LDR Brachytherapy for PCa Yields Excellent Outcomes

LDR Brachytherapy for PCa Yields Excellent Outcomes

Long-term data show a local disease recurrence rate of 2.1% at 10 years.

Kidney Cancer Robotic Tumor Enucleation Appears Safe for Sporadic Renal Cell Carcinoma

Robotic Tumor Enucleation Appears Safe for Sporadic Renal Cell Carcinoma

Long-term oncologic outcomes of patients with sporadic RCC who underwent robotic tumor enucleation suggest the procedure is safe.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer ADT Ups Osteoporotic Fracture Risk

Prostate Cancer ADT Ups Osteoporotic Fracture Risk

Among prostate cancer patients, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) recipients are 34% more likely to experience any osteoporotic fracture than those who do not receive ADT.

Prostate Cancer Genetic Differences in Prostate Cancer Pinpointed in Black Men

Genetic Differences in Prostate Cancer Pinpointed in Black Men

New findings could help explain why men of African ancestry are more likely than white men to die from prostate cancer.

Overactive Bladder (OAB) Basic Concepts in Nocturia

Basic Concepts in Nocturia

International Continence Society (ICS) standards offer useful guidance for nocturia management, according to the authors of a new report.

Prostate Cancer Elevated PSA at Midlife Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Blacks

Elevated PSA at Midlife Predicts Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Blacks

A midlife PSA value above the 90th percentile was associated with greater risk of total and aggressive prostate cancer in black men.

Bladder Cancer Treating Bladder Cancer Ups Survival in Sicker Older Patients

Treating Bladder Cancer Ups Survival in Sicker Older Patients

Older patients benefit from treatment of superficial bladder cancer even if they have multiple chronic conditions, a new study suggests.

Overactive Bladder (OAB) Nocturia Associated With Oxidative Stress

Nocturia Associated With Oxidative Stress

In a study, advanced glycation end products were significantly higher in people with nocturia.

Prostate Cancer Dementia Not Linked to ADT for Prostate Cancer

Dementia Not Linked to ADT for Prostate Cancer

In a study, androgen deprivation therapy did not increase risks for vascular or any other form of dementia among men with prostate cancer who underwent definitive radiation therapy.

Prostate Cancer Bladder Cancer Risk Higher With Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Bladder Cancer Risk Higher With Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

In a recently published study, external beam radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer was associated with a 35% increased risk of bladder cancer compared with radical prostatectomy.

Overactive Bladder (OAB) Nocturia a Possible Risk Factor for Nocturnal BP Problems

Nocturia a Possible Risk Factor for Nocturnal BP Problems

In a study, nighttime voiding significantly correlated with smaller dips in nocturnal blood pressure.

Overactive Bladder (OAB) Can Nocturia Hasten Death?

Can Nocturia Hasten Death?

Having 3 or more voids per night was associated with 72% excess death risk.

Erectile Dysfunction Erectile Dysfunction More Common Among Male Childhood Cancer Survivors

Erectile Dysfunction More Common Among Male Childhood Cancer Survivors

New study reveals a 29% prevalence of erectile dysfunction, a proportion higher than that of the general population.

Prostate Cancer Simple Clinical Factors May Aid Prognosis in nmCRPC

Simple Clinical Factors May Aid Prognosis in nmCRPC

A combination of age, comorbidity, and PSA doubling time can risk stratify cause of death among men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, study suggests.

Kidney Stones Heart Attack Risk After Stone Procedure Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Heart Attack Risk After Stone Procedure Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Myocardial infarction following the kidney stone procedure is twice as likely among patients with 3 to 4 components of metabolic syndrome vs no components.

Prostate Cancer Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico

Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico

Men in Puerto Rico have higher prostate cancer incidence rates than other Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites.

Bladder Cancer Bladder Cancer Risk Not Lowered With Androgen Deprivation

Bladder Cancer Risk Not Lowered With Androgen Deprivation

In a study, men with prostate cancer who received androgen deprivation therapy did not have a lower subsequent risk of developing bladder cancer.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) UTI Risk After Urogynecologic Surgery Linked to Bladder Microbiome

UTI Risk After Urogynecologic Surgery Linked to Bladder Microbiome

Depletion of Lactobacillus iners in the bladder appears to increase the risk of urinary tract infection following urogynecologic surgery, study finds.

Kidney Cancer Renal Biopsy Rarely Leads to Upstaging to Perinephric Fat Involvement

Renal Biopsy Rarely Leads to Upstaging to Perinephric Fat Involvement

Study of patients with clinical T1a renal cell carcinoma shows that those who undergo renal mass biopsy have only a 1.2% rate of upstaging to pT3a perinephric fat involvement.