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Autophagy is a conserved evolutionary process that allows cells to maintain macromolecular synthesis and energy homeostasis during starvation and stressful conditions. Researchers prospectively ev ...


Shorter sleep duration was associated with increased risk of death from prostate cancer in men under the age of 65. There is growing interest in determining the potential health effects of factors ...


A new analysis of patients who have undergone treatment for prostate cancer shows a connection between androgen deprivation therapy ( ADT ), a testosterone-lowering therapy and a common treatment for ...


About half of all women will experience urinary tract infections ( UTIs ) in their lifetimes, and despite treatment, about a quarter will develop recurrent infections within six months of initial infe ...


Renal cell carcinoma ( RCC ) accounts for approximately 330,000 cases diagnosed each year and 140,000 deaths worldwide. Most cases are localized; however, one-third of patients present with an advanc ...


For men with intermediate risk prostate cancer, radiation treatment with brachytherapy alone can result in similar cancer control with fewer long-term side effects, when compared to more aggressive tr ...


While some previous studies have indicated that taking erectile dysfunction ( ED ) drugs may reduce the likelihood of developing prostate cancer, new research found that these drugs do not play a role ...


Nitrate is a drinking water contaminant arising from agricultural sources and a precursor in the endogenous formation of N-nitroso compounds ( NOC ), which are possible bladder carcinogens. A study ...


Intestinal metaplasia of the bladder is an uncommon glandular proliferation. Researchers have examined a large series of intestinal metaplasia for the clinicopathological features and discuss the sign ...


Immunotherapy has shown promising results in first and second line treatment of metastatic bladder cancer in two phase II trials presented at the ESMO ( European Society for Medical Oncology ) Congres ...


Body mass index ( BMI ) has been associated with worse outcomes in several solid malignancies. A study has evaluated the association between BMI and oncological outcomes in patients treated with radic ...


Preclinical urothelial carcinoma models suggest activity of Dasatinib ( Sprycel ), an oral Src-family kinase ( SFK ) inhibitor. Researchers have determined the feasibility and biologic activity of n ...


Researchers have evaluated the association of ABO blood type with clinicopathologic outcomes and mortality among patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder treated with radical cystectomy. 2 ...


Late recurrence of renal cell carcinoma is not a rare event. A retrospective study has investigated the clinicopathological features and the outcome of patients treated with Sorafenib ( Nexavar ), Sun ...


Researchers aimed to identify clinical predictors of long-term response to Abiraterone [ Zytiga ] ( defined as more than 12 months drug exposure ) in a retrospective cohort of metastatic castration-re ...