Genomics may ultimately play an important role in determining recurrence risk in patients who undergo surgery for localized kidney cancer, according to Brian Rini, MD, of Cleveland Clinic.
GU Cancers Symposium
Stereotactic body radiotherapy shows rates of acute toxicity that are similar to those of conventionally fractionated radiotherapy in men with low- or intermediate-risk localized prostate cancer, according to early findings from an international randomized study.
While neoadjuvant chemotherapy has been associated with a survival benefit in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer, patient selection needs to improve to optimize clinical outcomes and minimize costs, according to Yair Lotan, MD, of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
Analysis of a large, real-world patient database reveals interesting findings about the current management of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, including a few surprises. Celestia Higano, MD, said 77% of patients received first-line therapy.
“HPV6 positive serology was associated with an increased odds of bladder cancer, and I saw a trend in that it was younger patients with bladder cancer who had the HPV6 positivity,” says Lael S. Reinstatler, MD, MPH, in this video interview.
The Decipher genomic classifier is as effective in predicting prostate cancer metastasis and mortality in African-American men as it is in Caucasian men, according to new study findings reported by Stephen Freedland, MD, of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.
Urology Times video interviews will feature expert discussion on prostate, kidney, and bladder cancer research from the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in San Francisco.