In a study, women with bladder cancer had approximately 1.5-fold higher mortality than men — but only in the short term.
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.
Investigators observed no differences in surgery time, blood loss, and hospital stay, with deferred vs upfront cytoreductive nephrectomy.
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.
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.
In a study, combining targeted and systematic biopsy detected 11% to 33% more prostate cancers than either method alone.
In a study of prostate cancer patients from North Carolina, only 15% received monitoring as recommended by the NCCN.