Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

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Meeting News

Alvimopan may shorten hospital stays after surgery for testicular cancer

March 22, 2017
Alvimopan facilitated gastrointestinal recovery and shortened hospital stays among a small group of men with testicular cancer who underwent…
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Use of antibiotics could reduce efficacy of immunotherapy

February 14, 2017
Cancer worsened more quickly in patients who received antibiotics less than 1 month before starting immunotherapy, according to a retrospective…
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Liquid biopsies identify potential new treatment targets for advanced prostate cancer

February 14, 2017
A liquid biopsy test identified a number of genetic changes in cell-free circulating-tumor DNA of patients with advanced prostate cancer, according…
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Benefits of immunotherapy for advanced kidney cancer may persist after therapy cessation

February 13, 2017
Patients with advanced kidney cancer who stop
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Regular aspirin intake reduces risk for lethal prostate cancer

January 5, 2016
Men who took aspirin regularly demonstrated a reduced risk for lethal prostate cancer, according to retrospective study results presented at the…
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Liquid biopsy could help guide prostate cancer treatment

January 4, 2016
An experimental blood test designed to analyze circulating tumor cells may be able to predict which patients with prostate cancer could benefit from…
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Cabozantinib superior to everolimus in advanced kidney cancer

January 4, 2016
Cabozantinib, a small molecule tyrosine kinase inhibitor, extended survival and increased response rates compared with standard everolimus among…
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Active surveillance not appropriate for all patients with intermediate-risk prostate cancer

February 25, 2015
Although active surveillance is acceptable for low-risk prostate cancers, the strategy may be risky for patients with intermediate-risk disease…
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VEGF inhibitors not effective for locally advanced kidney cancer

February 24, 2015
Although the VEGF inhibitors sorafenib and sunitinib are widely used and typically effective in the treatment of metastatic kidney cancer, use of the…
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AR-V7 status not associated with taxane chemotherapy resistance in advanced prostate cancer

February 24, 2015
Men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer demonstrated similar responses to taxane chemotherapy regardless of whether they had…

Meeting Calendar

Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

February 8, 2018 - February 10, 2018

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