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New Products: FDA approves treatment for complicated UTIOther products and services discussed in this round-up include a biosimilar for cancer, an American College of Surgeons manual on quality initiatives, a kidney cancer microsite, and more.
Tech advances catalyze paradigm shifts in patient careJames M. Hotaling, MD, MS, and Steven A. Kaplan, MD, introduce their new Urology Times section "Tech Talk with Jim and Steve."
Video visits in urology: How clinicians, patients benefitAmong the many areas of telemedicine, a key opportunity exists for urologists in video visits, or “direct-to-consumer” telemedicine.
Blue light cystoscopy improves bladder Ca detectionBlue light flexible cystoscopy (D-Light C PDD Flexible Videoscope System) with intravesical hexaminolevulinate HCl (HAL [Cysview]) for surveillance in the office setting significantly improved the detection of recurrent bladder tumors compared with white light cystoscopy.
Immune content linked to aggressive PCa outcomesThe level of immune response in prostate cancer may predict a patient’s response to radiation therapy, risk of disease recurrence, and survival outcomes, according to results of a recent analysis of prostate tumors.
Antiandrogen’s role may extend to non-metastatic CRPCTop-line results from a large phase III trial support a potential role for enzalutamide (XTANDI) as treatment for non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Current prostate Ca guidelines miss germline variantsAdherence to current guidelines for genetic testing in men with prostate cancer would miss a sizable proportion of patients with pathogenic germline variants, according to a study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago.
Statewide tests on the role of MOC multiply
RT-ADT combo may boost pN1 prostate cancer survivalTreatment with radiotherapy plus androgen deprivation therapy may improve survival for select patients who are found to have pathologic node-positive prostate cancer at radical prostatectomy
Practice ‘report card’ tracks performance

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