Prostate

Combination Therapy Shows Promise in Oligorecurrent Pelvic-Node Relapses of Prostate Cancer

11 days ago   |   Medscape

The combination of high-dose salvage pelvic radiotherapy and 6 months of androgen-deprivation therapy shows promise for oligorecurrent pelvic nodal relapse of prostatic...
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Black men far less likely than white men to undergo prostate cancer surgery amid pandemic

Black men far less likely than white men to undergo prostate cancer surgery amid pandemic

11 days ago   |   Healio

Black men with untreated, nonmetastatic prostate cancer appeared significantly less likely than their white counterparts to undergo prostatectomy during the first wave of the...
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Black Prostate Cancer Patients Less Likely to Go Under the Knife During Pandemic

Black Prostate Cancer Patients Less Likely to Go Under the Knife During Pandemic

11 days ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

The odds of undergoing surgery for prostate cancer were significantly lower for Black patients compared with white patients during the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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Just 1% of black men with prostate cancer had the organ removed during pandemic

Just 1% of black men with prostate cancer had the organ removed during pandemic

12 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

During COVID-19 lockdowns, just 1% of black prostate cancer patients had their prostate removed compared with 26% of white patients, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center found.
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Common Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatments Not Tied to Significant Cognitive Decline

12 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Several therapies commonly used to treat men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer don't appear to cause a significant decline in cognitive function, a small...
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Lack of After Care Leaves Cancer Patients in 'Survivorship Abyss'

13 days ago   |   Medscape

Ten years after being diagnosed with prostate cancer, 98% of men are still alive - but many report ongoing adverse effects that make life a struggle. Medscape Medical News
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Robotic surgery pioneer joins Mount Sinai

Robotic surgery pioneer joins Mount Sinai

15 days ago   |   Healio

Mani Menon, MD, has been named chief of strategy and innovation in Mount Sinai Health System's department of urology. Menon also will serve as professor of urology, director of...
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Obesity linked to longer survival in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Obesity linked to longer survival in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

19 days ago   |   Healio

Men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer and obesity had a higher survival probability than their counterparts with overweight and normal weight, according to...
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Complication Rates After Surgery for BPH: Real-World Data

20 days ago   |   Medscape

Data from a large real-world study of benign prostatic hyperplasia therapies show that 2 of 3 minimally invasive surgical therapies give TURP a run for its money. Medscape...
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Better Outcomes for Obese Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

Better Outcomes for Obese Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

21 days ago   |   Web MD

When men have advanced prostate cancer, obesity might offer something of a survival advantage, a preliminary study suggests.
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...