The obesity paradox, where obesity appears to confer a protective effect, was noted in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), with improved survival outcomes among obese patients with metastatic CRPC, according to a study from EAU21.
An MRI-targeted biopsy* plus a new risk score cuts unnecessary biopsies by half in men with positive MRI results and elevated PSA** levels in the STHLM3-MRI study. This benefit comes without missing clinically significant cancers, experts report at EAU 2021.
High levels of cotinine in the urine of smokers who have undergone resection for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) could be a sign of cancer recurrence, according to a study from Lebanon presented at EAU21.
In individuals with neurogenic detrusor overactivity incontinence (NDOI) who were regularly undergoing clean intermittent catheterization, significant reductions of urinary incontinence episodes were seen following treatment with abobotulinumtoxinA (aboBoNT-A), according to a pooled analysis of two CONTENT studies presented at EAU 2021.
In a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) presented at EAU 2021, the use of botulinum toxin (BTX) type A in individuals with neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) and idiopathic overactive bladder (iOAB) led to a reduction in incontinence episodes.
The likelihood of pT3* or higher tumours and node-positive disease found at the time of radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer (PCa) was greater during the COVID-19 pandemic than it was before, an expert reported at EAU21.