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High-risk prostate cancer: docetaxel, ADT add benefit to adjuvant radiation

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Pembrolizumab as Second-Line Therapy for Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma

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Small cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder: what do we know?

Mortality rates have not improved significantly since the first case was reported in 1981.

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Prostate cancer: 68Ga-PSMA-PET imaging alters salvage therapy planning in 59% of patients

Should salvage therapy be planned in the absence of this imaging modality?

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Localized prostate cancer: comparative harm of RT, surgery, and observation

Findings from the Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Surgery and Radiation study.

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Localized prostate cancer: QoL outcomes with treatment vs surveillance

Data from the North Carolina Prostate Cancer Comparative Effectiveness & Survivorship Study.

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Suicide: 5α-reductase inhibitors safe…sort of

Regulatory agencies have expressed concerns about the potential for 5α-reductase inhibitors to lead to suicidality and/or depression, but little research has been done.

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Prostate cancer: hypofractionated RT effective for intermediate-risk disease

Efficacy was similar to that of conventional RT, without increased toxicity.

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Prostate cancer: can aspirin prevent recurrence in African-American men?

Inflammation could be a driver of aggressive disease in men of African descent.

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Prostate cancer: unexpected findings from the STAMPEDE trial

Which subset of patients may benefit from celecoxib add-on to zoledronic acid?

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Prostate ca: testosterone replacement may lower risk for aggressive disease

Population study shows reduced risk for aggressive prostate cancer after 1 y of treatment.

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NMIBC: efficacy of BCG strains varies relative to chemotherapy

Results of a network meta-analysis.

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Acute kidney injury found in two-thirds of children with DKA

These children are already at risk for CKD secondary to diabetic nephropathy.

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RP for prostate ca: extended PLND best for preventing biochemical relapse

Meta-analysis evaluates extended vs standard pelvic LND in moderate to high-risk disease.

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Genitourinary Cancer Vitals for March 2017

Bicalutamide + salvage RT for PCa | Nivolumab for urothelial carcinoma | Pembrolizumab for urothelial cancer | Advances in bladder cancer treatment.

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Postoperative analgesia: TAP block safe, effective in meta-analysis

Meta-analysis of 56 RCTs covers a wide range of abdominal procedures.

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