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Lower PSA Yields Longer Survival with Provenge Treatment

Last updated: 05/22/2019

As early as 2013, we have known that a lower baseline prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is associated with a higher overall survival benefit from Provenge (sipuleucel-T) as found...

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SPOP mutation drives prostate tumorigenesis in vivo through coordinate regulation of PI3K/mTOR and AR signaling

Last updated: 05/22/2019

Recurrent point mutations in SPOP define a distinct molecular subclass of prostate cancer. Here, we describe a mouse model showing that mutant SPOP drives prostate tumorigenesis...

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A new era: artificial intelligence and machine learning in prostate cancer

Last updated: 05/22/2019

A new era: artificial intelligence and machine learning in prostate cancer Nature Reviews Urology (2019) | Download Citation Subjects Prostate cancer Abstract Artificial...

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Socioeconomic disadvantage and the risk of advanced chronic kidney disease: results from a cohort study with 1.4 million participants

Last updated: 05/22/2019

Abstract Background Several studies have investigated the effect of socioeconomic deprivation on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes; less is known about its effect on...

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Study Identifies Risk Factors for Primary AVF Dysfunction in HD - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 05/22/2019

Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) dysfunction in patients on hemodialysis (HD) occurs more often in older adults, women, and patients with high platelet counts, severe anemia, or...

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Prediction of extraprostatic extension by MRI tumor contact length: difference between anterior and posterior prostate cancer

Last updated: 05/22/2019

prostate cancer and prostatic diseases Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases (2019) | Download Citation Subjects Abstract Background Tumor contact length (TCL) is defined as...

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Factors associated with spontaneous stone passage in a contemporary cohort of patients presenting with acute ureteric colic: results from the Multi...

Last updated: 05/22/2019

To assess the relationship of white blood cell count (WBC) and other routinely collected inflammatory and clinical markers including stone size, stone position, and medical...

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Paradoxical Trend for Improvement in Mental Health with Aging: A Community-Based Study of 1,546 Adults Aged 21–100 Years

Last updated: 05/22/2019

Studies of aging usually focus on trajectories of physical and cognitive function, with far less emphasis on overall mental health, despite its impact on general health and...

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A new era: artificial intelligence and machine learning in prostate cancer

Last updated: 05/22/2019

A new era: artificial intelligence and machine learning in prostate cancer Nature Reviews Urology (2019) | Download Citation Subjects Prostate cancer Abstract Artificial...

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#NKFClinicals 2019: Peritoneal Dialysis in Patients With Chronic Liver Disease and Ascites

Last updated: 05/21/2019

Session: Use of Peritoneal Dialysis in Non-Renal Organ End Stage (May 9, 2019) Approximately 4-6% of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have cirrhosis at the time of...

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