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Women Who Receive Organ-Sparing Robotic Cystectomy Experience Preserved Sexual, Urinary Function

December 7th 2021

A retrospective study presented at the 22nd SUO Annual Meeting revealed that pelvic organ–preserving robot-assisted radical cystectomy allowed women to return to sexual activity post-surgery.

High BMI in Localized Prostate Cancer Associated With Decreased Likelihood of Undergoing Surgery

December 7th 2021

Researchers identified a linear decrease in the likelihood of surgery once patients with localized prostate cancer reached a BMI of 33 or greater.

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.

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