In a study of radical prostatectomy patients with Gleason score 7 prostate cancer, the risk for biochemical recurrence more than doubled in the presence of tertiary pattern 5 disease.
Uniform use of computed tomography for hematuria workups marginally increases detection of urinary tract cancers while raising the risk for secondary cancers from imaging-associated radiation, researchers concluded.
In a meta-analysis, partial and radical nephrectomy were associated with similar long-term overall survival, but cancer-specific survival was better with radical nephrectomy.
Nivolumab plus ipilimumab, both checkpoint inhibitors, exhibit promising anti-tumor activity in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma with brain metastases, researchers report.
A new meta-analysis that includes studies conducted in Europe and the United States indicates a greater risk of prostate cancer for shirt workers.
A meta-analysis indicates that a history of urinary calculi could increase a person’s risks for developing bladder cancer.
The employment of radical nephrectomy, vs partial nephrectomy, was found to cause a 2-fold greater decline in eGFR decline and greatly increased mortality.
The presence of CKD may increase chances for poor outcomes following radical cystectomy for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder.
Rates of erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence at 1, 2, and 3 years after radical surgery are not higher among men who have multiple prostate biopsies while on active surveillance for prostate cancer.