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Estimation of Kidney Function in Oncology

Last updated: 03/22/2019

American Society of Nephrology Estimation of Kidney Function in Oncology Implications for Anticancer Drug Selection and Dosing Morgan A. Casal, Thomas D. Nolin and Jan H....

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Pros and cons of antithrombotic therapy in end-stage kidney disease: a 2019 update

Last updated: 03/22/2019

Advanced Search Abstract Dialysis patients manifest both an increased thrombotic risk and a haemorrhagic tendency. A great number of patients with chronic kidney disease...

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'Air pollution poses risk to kidney patients'

Last updated: 03/22/2019

If respiratory diseases were not enough, it has been reported that air pollution will serve as a major threat to the human kidney too. In a recent study conducted at the...

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Survival Differences Between Men and Women with Bladder Cancer Depend Strongly On Time Since Diagnosis

Last updated: 03/22/2019

SHARE EAU 2019: Survival Differences Between Men and Women with Bladder Cancer Depend Strongly On Time Since Diagnosis Published 18 March 2019 Barcelona, Spain (UroToday.com) It...

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Case deliberations: To treat or not to treat with testosterone therapy?

Last updated: 03/22/2019

Moderator Assoc. Prof. Ege Can Şerefoğlu (TR) defined the patient case scenario and set the stage for the deliberations. The case The patient is a 58-year old male suffering...

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Hormonal treatment may trigger depression in men with prostate cancer

Last updated: 03/21/2019

Men who receive anti-hormonal treatment after having their prostate removed are 80% more likely to suffer from depression than men who don't receive this treatment. This leads...

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You Know You Can Check for Colon Cancer Without a Colonoscopy, Right?

Last updated: 03/21/2019

If you just can’t stand the thought or the hassle of a colonoscopy, there are other ways to check how your colon is doing. Which you need to know, since colorectal cancer is the...

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Congress, the administration, and kidney care community must further improve care for 30 million Americans

Last updated: 03/21/2019

Congress, the administration, and kidney care community must further improve care for 30 million Americans By Dr. Allen R. Nissenson, Opinion Contributor — 03/18/19 11:55 AM...

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2019 RFN Editors' NephMadness Champion: Terlipressin - Renal Fellow Network

Last updated: 03/21/2019

NephMadness has begun! Submit your 2019 NephMadness picks here. We’ll review some NephMadness basics below and leak our picks for this year. NephMadness is an educational game...

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Two Therapies Found to Help Dialysis Patients with Depression

Last updated: 03/21/2019

For almost 50 years, hemodialysis has extended lives of people with chronic kidney disease. But when a patient first learns that their kidneys have failed and dialysis is...

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