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1 Calcium and phosphorus intake and prostate cancer risk: A 24-y follow-up study American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Carbohydrate intake, glycemic index and prostate cancer risk The Prostate, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Dairy products, calcium, and prostate cancer risk: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Detection of significant prostate cancer with MR-targeted biopsies: Should TRUS-MRI fusion guided biopsies alone be a standard of care? The Journal of Urology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Pathological characteristics of low risk prostate cancer based on totally embedded prostatectomy specimens The Prostate, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Fiber intake and risk of subsequent prostate cancer in Japanese men American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Predicting pathologic outcomes in patients undergoing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for high risk prostate cancer: A preoperative nomogram BJU International, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Prostato-symphyseal fistula after photoselective vaporization of the prostate: Case series and literature review of a rare complication Urology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Endocrine surgery in present-day academia Surgery, November 26, 2014    Review Article

10 Prevalence and predictive factors of harboring fluoroquinolone-resistant and extended-spectrum β-lactamase–producing rectal flora in Hong Kong Chinese men undergoing transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy Urology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Split-cuff nipple technique of ureteral reimplantation in children with thick-walled bladders due to posterior urethral valves Urology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Lipocalin 2 imparts selective pressure on bacterial growth in the bladder and is elevated in women with urinary tract infection The Journal of Immunology, November 26, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Testicular microlithiasis and associated testicular malignancies in childhood: A systematic review Pediatric Blood & Cancer, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

14 Liver, pancreas and kidney transplantation for the treatment of Wolcott-Rallison Syndrome American Journal of Transplantation, November 26, 2014

15 Post-renal transplant erythrocytosis: A case report Pediatric Transplantation, November 26, 2014

16 Biomarkers of spinal cord injury and ensuing bladder dysfunction Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, November 26, 2014    Review Article

17 Clinical manifestations and management of prune-belly syndrome in a large contemporary pediatric population Urology, November 26, 2014

18 Asymptomatic cecal perforation in a renal transplant recipient after sodium polystyrene sulfonate administration American Journal of Therapeutics, November 26, 2014

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19 Cardiovascular events associated with androgen deprivation therapy in patients with prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis World Journal of Urology, November 25, 2014    Clinical Article

20 How many cores should be taken in a repeat biopsy on patients in whom atypical small acinar proliferation has been identified in an initial transrectal prostate biopsy? Full Text International Braz J Urol, November 25, 2014    Clinical Article

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PCA3 useful for early diagnosis of prostate cancer

Based on a meta-analysis reported in the Chinese Medical Journal, prostate cancer antigen 3 (PCA3) can be used for the early diagnosis of prostate cancer and to avoid unnecessary biopsies, with a sensitivity of 0.82, a specificity of 0.962, a positive likelihood ratio of 2.39, a negative likelihood ratio of 0.51, and a diagnostic odds ratio of 4.89.

3-month PSA is a predictor of BCR-free survival after radical prostatectomy

As reported in the International Journal of Clinical Oncology, the 5-year biochemical recurrence (BCR)-free survival rate is significantly higher in patients with a 3-month PSA level < 0.010 ng/ml compared to patients with a 3-month PSA level between 0.010 and 100 ng/ml (92.6% vs. 57.4%). Amongst 174 men who underwent radical prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer, 18.4% had a BCR and the median time to BCR was 16 months.

High expression of MUC1 + HER3 is associated with favorable outcome in bladder cancer patients

As reported in BJU International, elevated co-expression of MUC1 + HER3 was associated with improved survival in patients with bladder cancer. MUC1 alone, or elevated MUC1 + non-elevated HER3, had no prognostic value. Moreover, MUC1 was not predictive of survival, tumor stage, or tumor grade.


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