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Off-Clamp Partial Nephrectomy Better for Preserving Renal Function

Last updated: 01/04/2019

For patients with small renal tumors, partial nephrectomy (PN) performed off-clamp instead of on-clamp better protects renal function after surgery, according to a new...

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Alternative Sunitinib Regimen for Advanced RCC Proposed

Last updated: 01/04/2019

An alternative “weekday-on and weekend-off regimen” of sunitinib administration for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) may improve relative dose intensity compared with the...

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New Study Supports Recent AUA Guidelines for Small Renal Masses

Last updated: 01/04/2019

Recent American Urological Association (AUA) guidelines commented on the preference for nephron-sparing approaches like partial nephrectomy, ablation, and active surveillance...

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Testosterone Replacement May Lower Cardiovascular Risks

Last updated: 01/04/2019

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is associated with a lower risk of adverse cardiovascular (CV) events among men with testosterone deficiency, according to a new...

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Testosterone Rx May be Influenced by Provider, Site

Last updated: 01/04/2019

(HealthDay News) — Provider- and site-level factors, including experience, specialty, and site location, are associated with testosterone prescribing, according to a study...

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Testosterone Therapy May Reduce PCa Risk in Hypogonadal Men

Last updated: 01/04/2019

SAN FRANCISCO—Hypogonadal men who receive testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) may have a decreased risk of prostate cancer (PCa), study findings presented at the 2018...

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Impact of USPSTF Rec Against PSA Screening Varied for Urologists, PCPs

Last updated: 01/04/2019

(HealthDay News) -- The effect of the 2012 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations against prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for all men had a...

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Fluoroquinolones May Be Unwarranted for High PSA

Last updated: 01/04/2019

A course of fluoroquinolone antibiotics may be unwarranted in asymptomatic men with an elevated PSA level, according to researchers. In a single-center prospective trial of...

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Midlife PSA Levels Predict Lethal Prostate Cancer

Last updated: 01/04/2019

Lethal prostate cancer (PCa) is more likely to develop in men with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level above the median in midlife, according to a new study. Using data...

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Adrian woman to receive kidney from Hudson woman

Last updated: 01/04/2019

ADRIAN — Courtney Atkinson’s heart for being a kidney donor was recently realized through a meeting that was “meant to be.” Karen Hernandez of Adrian is expected to receive a...

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