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Keytruda and Inlyta approved by FDA to treat first line renal cell carcinoma

Merck Inc., announced that the FDA has approved Keytruda, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, in combination with Inlyta (axitinib), a tyrosine kinase...

Added 10 days ago Drug news

FDA approves Balversa to treat bladder cancer

Johnson & Johnson’s Balversa (erdafitinib) has FDA approval as the first targeted therapy for advanced bladder cancer. Balversa is the...

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Fluid Management

Fluid Management

Are you up-to-date with the latest evidence of effective procedures for fluid management?

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Penile Cancer

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines on Penile Cancer provides up-to-date information on the diagnosis and management of penile squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

Added 5 years ago

Guidelines on Male Sexual Dysfunction

These guidelines include four sections:
- erectile dysfunction (ED)
- premature ejaculation (PE)
- penile curvature
- priapism.

Added 3 years ago

Guidelines on Primary Urethral Carcinoma

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines Group on Muscle-invasive and Metastatic Bladder Cancer has prepared these guidelines to deliver current evidence-based information on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with...

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Lorcaserin and Renal Outcomes in Obese and Overweight Patients in the CAMELLIA-TIMI 61 Trial.

Background: Obesity is thought to increase renal hyperfiltration, thereby increasing albuminuria and the progression of renal disease. The effect of pharmacologically mediated weight loss on renal outcomes is not well-described.

Added 22 days ago

Long-term assessment of NSAID prescriptions and potential nephrotoxicity risk in adult kidney transplant recipients.

This study aims to use a large cohort of Veterans Affairs (VA) KTX recipients to assess the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) with NSAID use.

Added 30 days ago

The effects of perioperative intravenous fluid administration strategy on renal outcomes in patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery: An observational study.

We assessed whether perioperative fluid management with balanced solutions and a limited volume of hydroxyethyl starch (renal-protective fluid management [RPF] strategy) could improve renal outcomes after cardiovascular surgery.

Added 1 month ago

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Clinical trials

Cabozantinib Versus Sunitinib for Metastatic Variant Histology Renal Cell Carcinoma

The goal of this clinical research study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of cabozantinib and sunitinib when given to patients with metastatic (has spread) variant histology renal cell carcinoma (vhRCC), a type of kidney cancer.

Added 9 months ago

Study of abiraterone acetate plus ADT versus apalatumide versus abiraterone and apalatumide in patients with advanced prostate cancer with non-castrate testosterone levels

Evaluation of the activity, safety and patients reported outcome of ADT plus abiraterone, abiraterone plus APALUTAMIDE (a second-generation antiandrogen) or APALUTAMIDE alone in hormone naïve locally advanced...

Added 2 years ago

Olaparib with or without cediranib in treating patients with metastatic hormone-resistant prostate cancer

This randomized phase II trial studies how well olaparib with or without cediranib works in treating patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body.

Added 2 years ago

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Blog Posts

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 3 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

My Urology Doc

Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Posted 4 years ago

Men's health is a forgotten topic. To be honest, we men are mostly to blame. We've clung to our masculine misconceptions and repeatedly refused to engage the healthcare community. Who can blame us, we're invincible and we're going to live forever, right? Well, not exactly. Let's look at some of the reasons men's health is one of the least engaged topics in healthcare. 

CME

Managing the side effects of treatment for prostate cancer

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Idiopathic constipation and nocturnal enuresis in childhood: a guide to management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Managing patients at risk of prostate cancer

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