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1 Impact of folate intake on prostate cancer recurrence following definitive therapy: Data from Capsure The Journal of Urology, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Potential benefit of transrectal saturation prostate biopsy as an initial biopsy strategy: Decreased likelihood of finding significant cancer on future biopsy Urology, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Regional variation in quality of prostate cancer care The Journal of Urology, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Impact of low testosterone on response to treatment with tadalafil 5 mg once daily for erectile dysfunction Urology, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Precystectomy serum levels of carbohydrate antigen 19-9, carbohydrate antigen 125, and carcinoembryonic antigen: Prognostic value in invasive urothelial carcinoma of the bladder Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Gemcitabine-oxaliplatin plus prednisolone is active in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer for whom docetaxel-based chemotherapy failed British Journal of Cancer, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

7 The rise and fall of prostate brachytherapy: Use of brachytherapy for the treatment of localized prostate cancer in the National Cancer Data Base Cancer, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Efficacy and toxicity of external-beam radiation therapy for localised prostate cancer: a network meta-analysis British Journal of Cancer, April 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

9 The impact of taxanes on the management of genitourinary cancers Anti-Cancer Drugs, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

10 High density of S100A9 positive inflammatory cells in prostate cancer stroma is associated with poor outcome European Journal of Cancer, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Testosterone therapy and cancer risk BJU International, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Clinicopathological analysis of intraductal proliferative lesions of prostate: intraductal carcinoma of prostate, high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia, and atypical cribriform lesion Human Pathology, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Maximal testosterone suppression in prostate cancer - free vs total testosterone Urology, April 16, 2014    Review Article

14 Dural metastases in advanced prostate cancer: A case report and review of the literature Current Urology, April 16, 2014    Review Article

15 Surgical therapy for benign prostatic hypertrophy/bladder outflow obstruction Full Text Indian Journal of Urology, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Preoperative serum cholesterol is an independent prognostic factor for patients with renal cell carcinoma BJU International, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Comparison of computed tomographic urography, magnetic resonance urography and the combination of diffusion weighted imaging in diagnosis of upper urinary tract cancer European Journal of Radiology, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Effect of once-daily tadalafil on confidence and perceived difficulty in performing sexual intercourse in men who were incomplete responders to as-needed PDE5 inhibitor treatment International Journal of Clinical Practice, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Is there a rationale for penile rehabilitation following radical prostatectomy? American Journal of Men's Health , April 16, 2014    Review Article

20 The evaluation and treatment of adult nocturnal enuresis Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

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Red meat cooked at high temperatures increases risk of advanced cancer of the prostate

Researchers at the University of Southern California have reported a risk between advanced cancer of the prostate and red meats cooked at high temperature, pan-frying, and prepared "well done." The study involved 1140 men with advanced cancer of the prostate, 717 men with localized cancer of the prostate, and 1096 healthy controls from the California Collaborative Prostate Cancer Study. There was an inverse association between baked poultry and advanced prostate cancer.

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Risk factors for delirium post-radical cystectomy

Researchers at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine have reported that older age and the pre-operative MMSE results are associated with post-radical cystectomy (OR = 1.52) in patients > 65 years of age (n=49). The incidence of post-operative delirium was 29%. Further, patients with post-operative delirium were at increased risk for readmission (OR = 10.7) and re-operation (OR = 9.2).

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PSA screening reduces risk of metastatic cancer of the prostate

As published in European Neurology, men (age range, 55-69 years) who undergo PSA screening are at decreased risk for metastatic cancer of the prostate. The study involved 76,813 men with a median follow-up of 12 y. There were 666 cases with metastatic cancer of the prostate(256 screened [.67%/1000] and 410 non-screened [.86%/1000]). The HR for men who were screened was 0.58.

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1 Chemoprevention of prostate cancer Annual Review of Medicine, March 13, 2014    Review Article

2 Coffee consumption and prostate cancer risk: An updated meta-analysis Cancer Causes and Control, March 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

3 The prognostic significance of Gleason scores in metastatic prostate cancer Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, March 25, 2014

4 Standards for prostate biopsy Current Opinion in Urology, February 18, 2014

5 Naftopidil for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia: A systematic review Current Medical Research and Opinion, March 28, 2014    Review Article

6 Screening for prostate cancer with the prostate-specific antigen test: A review of current evidence JAMA, March 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

7 The role of transperineal template prostate biopsies in prostate cancer diagnosis in biopsy naive men with PSA less than 20 ng ml-1 Prostate Cancer & Prostatic Diseases, March 5, 2014

8 Intensity-modulated radiation therapy leads to survival benefit only in patients with high-risk prostate cancer: A population-based study Annals of Oncology, March 4, 2014

9 Prospective multicentre evaluation of PCA3 and TMPRSS2-ERG gene fusions as diagnostic and prognostic urinary biomarkers for prostate cancer European Urology, March 6, 2014    Free full text

10 Percutaneous nephrolithotomy increases the risk of diabetes: A 5-year follow-up study International Journal of Urology, March 11, 2014

11 Effects of dutasteride on lower urinary tract symptoms and general health in men with benign prostatic hypertroplasia and hypogonadism: A prospective study The Aging Male, February 28, 2014

12 Postoperative statin use and risk of biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy: Results from the SEARCH database BJU International, March 7, 2014

13 Safety and efficacy of 8-mg once-daily vs 4-mg twice-daily silodosin in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia (SILVER Study): A 12-week, double-blind, randomized, parallel, multicenter study Urology, March 27, 2014

14 Dietary carrot consumption and the risk of prostate cancer European Journal of Nutrition, February 17, 2014

15 Inhibition of CYP17A1 activity by resveratrol, piceatannol, and synthetic resveratrol analogs The Prostate, March 14, 2014

16 Degarelix versus goserelin plus bicalutamide therapy for lower urinary tract symptom relief, prostate volume reduction and quality of life improvement in men with prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis Urologia Internationalis, March 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

17 A green and black tea extract benefits urological health in men with lower urinary tract symptoms Therapeutic Advances in Urology, March 26, 2014

18 Superior quality of life and improved surgical margins are achievable with robotic radical prostatectomy after a long learning curve: A prospective single-surgeon study of 1552 consecutive cases European Urology, March 10, 2014    Free full text
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19 Serum uric acid as a risk predictor for erectile dysfunction The Journal of Sexual Medicine, March 14, 2014

20 A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised trial evaluating the effect of a polyphenol-rich whole food supplement on PSA progression in men with prostate cancer Prostate Cancer & Prostatic Diseases, March 12, 2014
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