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African-American cancer patients' depression symptoms under-recognized, CWRU study finds
Case Western Reserve University nurse scientist Amy Zhang, who has long examined quality-of-life issues in cancer patients, wondered whether depression in African-American cancer patients has been under-recognized for treatment. View News Article (2015-03-10)


Older, white males with advanced bladder cancer at high risk for suicide
Older, single white males with advanced bladder cancer have the highest suicide risk among those with other cancers of the male genitals and urinary system, researchers report. View News Article (2015-03-05)


Mount Sinai researchers find chemotherapy after bladder cancer surgery improved survival
Patients that received chemotherapy after bladder cancer surgery demonstrated an approximately 30% lower risk of death than those that underwent surgery alone, according to an analysis to be presented by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai at the 2015 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium.  View News Article (2015-03-02)


New health care delivery model for prostate cancer care results in better patient outcomes
A comprehensive, population-based regional health care management program for men with prostate cancer who are members of Kaiser Permanente Southern California has led to improved outcomes, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Urology Practice.  View News Article (2015-02-25)


Analysis rejects linkage between testosterone therapy and cardiovascular risk
Fears of a link between testosterone replacement therapy and cardiovascular risk are misplaced, according to a review published in this month's Mayo Clinic Proceedings.  View News Article (2015-01-28)


Close monitoring of renal tumors may provide alternative to surgery
In patients likely to have surgery, close, active monitoring of small renal tumors confined to the kidneys is associated with low rates of tumor growth or death, according to a study by a researcher at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published in the September issue of The Journal of Urology.  View News Article (2015-01-21)


Novel imaging technique improves prostate cancer detection
In 2014, prostate cancer was the leading cause of newly diagnosed cancers in men and the second leading cause of cancer death in men. View News Article (2015-01-07)


Laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer leads to good long-term cancer control
Long-term survival rates following laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer are comparable to those of open surgery, according to a study published in BJU International.  View News Article (2014-12-18)


Testing for drug-resistant bacteria before prostate biopsy can reduce infections
Some infections after prostate biopsy due to drug-resistant Escherichia coli can be thwarted by simple rectal swab cultures prior to the procedure. View News Article (2014-12-09)


Poor semen quality linked to hypertension, other health problems, Stanford study finds
A study of more than 9,000 men with fertility problems has revealed a correlation between the number of different defects in a man's semen and the likelihood that the man has other health problems. View News Article (2014-12-05)

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