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Do you have a kidney to spare? Chilliwack resident puts out a call for organ donors - Hope Standard

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Laurene Wogrin is in need of a new kidney and is hoping she can find a donor to help her out. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress) Laurene Wogrin is in need of a new kidney and is hoping...

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Strange bedfellows no more: it’s time for research and policy to work together - Kidney Care Partners

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Someone once said, “When you love what you do, you never ‘work’ a day in your life.” But sometimes, it’s a love affair that can drive you mad. As a physician and researcher for...

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OPINION | What if you could get paid to donate a kidney?

Last updated: 01/15/2019

WASHINGTON – What if a simple policy could save tens of thousands of people every year from a deeply unpleasant treatment followed by early death? A policy that would...

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Plasma kidney injury molecule-1 (p-KIM-1) levels and deterioration of kidney function over 16 years

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Abstract Background The kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1) has previously been associated with kidney function in rodents and humans. Yet its role as a predictive marker for...

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Non-muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer | Uroweb

Last updated: 01/15/2019

This overview represents the updated European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines for Non-muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC), TaT1 and carcinoma in situ (CIS). The...

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Active Smokers Far More Likely to Fail on Chemo for Bladder Ca

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy had worse rates of pathological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) if they were current...

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Radiation therapy: What it is and what to expect

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Radiation therapy: What it is and what to expect Radiation therapy: What it is and what to expect BY Devon Carter More than half of cancer patients will receive radiation...

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Prostate cancer diagnosis for Maryland Senate President puts focus on an illness too many men don’t want to talk about

Last updated: 01/15/2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The longest-serving state senate president in U.S. history told his colleagues on Thursday he is battling prostate cancer. It turns out Maryland state senator...

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CUOS 2019: Treating M0 or Nonmetastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

Last updated: 01/15/2019

CUOS 2019: Treating M0 or Nonmetastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer Published 11 January 2019 Toronto, Ontario (UroToday.com) Dr. Neil Fleshner presented the question...

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CUOS 2019: Is There a Role for Treating the Primary in Metastatic Hormone-sensitive Prostate Cancer

Last updated: 01/15/2019

CUOS 2019: Is There a Role for Treating the Primary in Metastatic Hormone-sensitive Prostate Cancer Published 11 January 2019 Toronto, Ontario (UroToday.com) Dr. Robert Hamilton...

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