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Observation most common adjuvant management for stage I testicular seminoma

December 16, 2014

The use of observation after orchiectomy has significantly increased and is now the most common form of adjuvant management for patients with stage I testicular seminoma, according to study results.

Race, insurance status and site of treatment all influenced whether patients underwent observation, chemotherapy or radiation post-orchiectomy, results showed.

Helen Colhoun In the Journals

Pioglitazone, rosiglitazone did not increase bladder cancer risk in patients with type 2 diabetes

December 4, 2014
The cumulative use of pioglitazone or rosiglitazone to treat type 2 diabetes was not associated with bladder cancer in a pooled analysis of six populations, according to…
In the Journals

High-dose chemotherapy failed to extend PFS in germ cell tumors

December 3, 2014
Patients with advanced germ cell tumors who received cisplatin, etoposide and bleomycin chemotherapy demonstrated comparable PFS as those who underwent sequential…
In the Journals

Olaparib induced tumor response in patients with germline BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations

December 1, 2014
Olaparib monotherapy induced responses across tumor types in patients with germline BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, according to results of a multicenter phase 2 study.The…
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New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia

New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia to Optimize Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen Idec.

The bleeding abnormalities associated with hemophilia can have devastating consequences for patients. Recent advances…
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Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Melanoma remains a challenging condition for clinicians. An array of targeted therapies and immunotherapy are in…
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Observation most common adjuvant management for stage I testicular seminoma

December 16, 2014
The use of observation after orchiectomy has significantly increased and is now the most common form of adjuvant management for patients with stage I…
Helen Colhoun In the Journals

Pioglitazone, rosiglitazone did not increase bladder cancer risk in patients with type 2 diabetes

December 4, 2014
The cumulative use of pioglitazone or rosiglitazone to treat type 2 diabetes was not associated with bladder cancer in a pooled analysis of six…
In the Journals

High-dose chemotherapy failed to extend PFS in germ cell tumors

December 3, 2014
Patients with advanced germ cell tumors who received cisplatin, etoposide and bleomycin chemotherapy demonstrated comparable PFS as those who…
In the Journals

Olaparib induced tumor response in patients with germline BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations

December 1, 2014
Olaparib monotherapy induced responses across tumor types in patients with germline BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, according to results of a multicenter…
In the Journals

Combined-modality treatment effective for muscle-invasive bladder cancer

November 25, 2014
Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer who underwent bladder-preserving combined-modality therapy experienced disease-specific survival…
Norman E. Breslow, PhD In the Journals

Female survivors of Wilms tumor may be at increased risk for breast cancer

November 13, 2014
Women who survived Wilms tumor, particularly those who underwent chest radiotherapy, demonstrated increased risk for invasive breast cancer by age 40…
In the Journals

Nearly one-third of AYA patients do not receive adequate cancer therapy

November 7, 2014
About 30% of adolescents and young adults with cancer do not receive appropriate initial treatment, according to study results.Arnold L. Potosky
Inadequate bladder cancer biopsy linked to increased mortality In the JournalsPerspective

Inadequate bladder cancer biopsy linked to increased mortality

November 4, 2014
The absence of muscle in the specimen in nearly 50% of all diagnostic resections for bladder cancer was linked to increased mortality, particularly…
In the Journals

Postsurgical surveillance sufficient for stage I nonseminoma germ cell cancer

October 28, 2014
Most men with stage I nonseminoma germ cell cancer who undergo radical orchiectomy can be followed with surveillance, according to results of a…
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Mount Sinai names vice chairman of urology

October 14, 2014
Ketan Badani, MD, professor of urology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been named vice chairman of urology and robotic operations at…
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