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ASTRO: Long-Term Benefit for Stereotactic Radn in Prostate CA

October 26, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Trials show high survival rates, freedom from recurrence for low-, intermediate-risk prostate cancer Read article

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MRI-Targeted Biopsy Noninferior for Prostate Cancer Detection

March 19, 2018 Clinically significant cancer detected in more men in MRI-targeted biopsy versus standard-biopsy group

ENDO: Low Sperm Count Tied to Worse Cardiometabolic Health

March 19, 2018 Low sperm counts linked to hypogonadism, higher BMI, hypertension, dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome

ENDO: Drug Shows Promise As Effective Male Birth Control

March 19, 2018 Dimethandrolone undecanoate lowers testosterone; well tolerated, mild effects of weight gain, lower HDL

ACC: Febuxostat Noninferior to Allopurinol for Gout, CVD

March 12, 2018 Noninferior for rates of adverse cardiovascular events; tied to higher all-cause, cardiovascular mortality

Low Availability of Sexual Aids and Resources at Cancer Centers

February 16, 2018 One center stood out, which had several types of aids; most centers reported having no sexual aids

Prognostic Model Developed for Immunotx of Urothelial Cancer

February 09, 2018 Model, based on six factors, predicts overall survival for patients treated with atezolizumab

Apalutamide Active in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

February 08, 2018 Apalutamide prolongs metastasis-free survival in non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome Ups Risk of Recurrent Prostate Cancer

January 26, 2018 Following radical prostatectomy, higher BMI increases risk of recurrence for prostate cancer

ASA: Opioid-Free Anesthesia Feasible for Surgical Procedures

October 24, 2017 Only 36 percent of patients request oral opioid meds in PACU despite receiving opioid-free anesthesia

IDSA: Surgical Site Infections Up With Reported Penicillin Allergy

October 09, 2017 Increased risk of SSI was mediated by patients' receipt of alternative perioperative antibiotic

IDSA: Retail Meat May Be a Transmission Source for UTIs

October 06, 2017 Almost one-fourth of retail poultry contains E. coli strains associated with urinary tract infections

Treatment for Infertility Does Not Appear to Raise Risk of Divorce

July 10, 2017 Study finds couples who seek in vitro fertilization are not at added risk of divorce

ASCO: Abiraterone Extends Survival in Metastatic Prostate CA

June 05, 2017 Side effects noted with use of abiraterone similar to those already found in patients taking the drug

ASCO: Early Detection of Cancers Up Since Affordable Care Act

May 18, 2017 The exception was diagnosis of early-stage prostate cancer, which declined

AUA: Benzocaine Wipes Can Reduce Premature Ejaculation

May 16, 2017 Anesthetic wipes contain 4 percent benzocaine