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Rates of Upgrading, Adverse Pathology Similar in Hispanic and White Non-Hispanic Men With Prostate Cancer

December 6th 2021

Hispanics are the largest ethnic minority and one of the most rapidly growing populations in the United States. Prostate cancer represents the highest incident non-cutaneous malignancy in this population.

18F-fluciclovine PET/CT Significantly Influences ADT Plans for Patients with Prostate Cancer

December 6th 2021

A secondary analysis of 2 treatment alterations studies demonstrated that 18F-fluciclovine PET/CT scans play a pivotal role in determining if androgen deprivation therapy is appropriate for patients with prostate cancer.

FDA Oks Adjuvant Pembrolizumab for Adult and Pediatric Melanoma Following Complete Resection

December 6th 2021

Pembrolizumab has been approved for the adjuvant treatment of adults and pediatric patients with stage IIB or IIC melanoma who have underwent complete resection.

Health-Related QOL Similar in Patients With Nonmetastatic Bladder Cancer Who Receive Robotic-Assisted Vs Open Radical Cystectomy

December 5th 2021

A study presented at the 22nd SUO Annual Meeting did not identify any significant or clinically meaningfully differences in HRQOL in patients with nonmetastatic bladder cancer who receive robotic-assisted vs open radical cystectomy.

Urine Cytology NGS Comparable to Tumor Biopsy in Identifying UTUC Mutations

December 4th 2021

Urine cytology specimen NGS was found to be a feasible and valid method of assessing genomic alterations in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma.

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