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Another COVID Toll: Over 134,000 Undiagnosed Cancers During Height of Pandemic

β€” Diagnosis rates remained low throughout 2020, with mortality increase projected

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Male Fertility Problems in the Family Linked to Cancer Risk

Low sperm levels were tied to specific cancers in family members

Feb 22, 2024
Cabozantinib Plus Atezolizumab Improves PFS in Metastatic CRPC

A non-hormonal therapy control arm is appropriate in trials, says Neeraj Agarwal, MD

Feb 22, 2024
Radioligand Therapy Continues to Show Promise for Metastatic CRPC

Median OS of 15.5 months, PFS of 7.9 months with Ac-225-PSMA in heavily treated patients

Feb 16, 2024
More Data Support Olaparib-Abiraterone in BRCA-Mutant Prostate Cancer

BRCAAway trial confirms role of combination in first-line setting

Feb 15, 2024
Radioligand Therapy Continues to Show Promise for Metastatic CRPC

Median OS of 15.5 months, PFS of 7.9 months with Ac-225-PSMA in heavily treated patients

More Data Support Olaparib-Abiraterone in BRCA-Mutant Prostate Cancer

BRCAAway trial confirms role of combination in first-line setting

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Novel Antibiotic Combo Bests Meropenem for Complicated UTIs

Cefepime-taniborbactam had sustained efficacy for up to a month after treatment

Feb 14, 2024
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Novel Oral Antibiotic Effective Against Uncomplicated UTIs

Gepotidacin could be first new class of oral antibiotics for uncomplicated UTI in over 20 years

Feb 12, 2024
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Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Tied to Less Alzheimer's Risk

Large U.K. study tracked health records of 270,000 men

Feb 07, 2024
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What We Know About King Charles III's Health History

From COVID-19 to polo injuries to "sausage fingers"

Feb 06, 2024
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King Charles III Has Cancer

King is receiving treatment, Buckingham Palace says

Feb 05, 2024
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Improved Fitness May Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

Observational study finds reduced incidence in men who increased their cardiorespiratory fitness

Feb 01, 2024
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Peripheral IV Access for Chemo Better Than Central Lines in Testicular Cancer?

Retrospective study suggests the technique results in fewer complications, thrombotic events

Jan 30, 2024
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Some 'Choosing Wisely' Recs Protect Older Folks From Low-Value Care

Study looked at how three recommendations changed primary care decisions

Jan 29, 2024
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Penis-Pump Company Chided by FDA

The agency is not enthused by the company's clitoral claims either

Jan 29, 2024
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One Class of Antidiabetic Linked With Lower Kidney Stone Risk

Study compared SGLT2 inhibitors with GLP-1 agonists and DPP-4 inhibitors

Jan 29, 2024
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First-Line Combo for Cisplatin-Ineligible Bladder Cancer Just Misses Positive Result

Cabozantinib-pembrolizumab induced responses in 16 of 35 evaluable patients, but needed one more

Jan 29, 2024
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More Evidence That ARSIs for Prostate Cancer Differ in Cognitive Effects

More fatigue, depression, worse reaction time with enzalutamide as compared with abiraterone

Jan 29, 2024
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Another Prostate Cancer Screening Candidate Outperforms Standard PSA Testing

Multiparametric Stockholm3 avoided far more unnecessary biopsies without sacrificing sensitivity

Jan 28, 2024
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Cabozantinib Plus Atezolizumab Delays Progression in mCRPC

Combination improved PFS versus more hormonal therapy, but control arm questioned

Jan 26, 2024
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