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Clinical news for nephrologists and urologists.
Clinical news for nephrologists and urologists.

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Having a history of urinary calculi may increase a person's risks for developing bladder cancer, a new meta-analysis suggests. Learn more:
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Radical nephrectomy (RN) is associated with reduced kidney function and higher death risk than partial nephrectomy (PN), a new study found. Nephron-sparing, however, does not fully explain the improved survival with PN. Learn more:
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We spoke with Jonathan Silberstein, MD, chief of Urologic Oncology at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, about his fascinating research creating surgical models of the kidney using a 3D printer. Read more:
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Cabozantinib may be a good treatment option for patients with bone-metastatic advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), according to a trial's subgroup analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Learn more:
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Patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC) who achieve a PSA level of 0.2 ng/mL or less at 7 months after initiation of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), with or without docetaxel, have longer overall survival, according to a new study. Find out more:
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Simply consuming fruits, vegetables, and whole grains might not sufficiently protect men from aggressive prostate cancer. Get the scoop:
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Patient-centeredness should become a core component of clinical practice guidelines, according to Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, MD. Read more:
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Hemodialysis patients with low hemoglobin levels have a high risk of hemorrhagic, but not ischemic, stroke, a new study finds. Find out more:
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Optimal intravenous (IV) iron dosing may be less than 300 mg/month for the average hemodialysis (HD) patient with anemia. Learn more:
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The keys to effective management are interpersonal cooperation, good communication, and a focus on education. Find out more:
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