Home urine test could 'revolutionise' prostate cancer diagnosis

The 'PUR' test, pioneered by British scientists, detects chemicals in urine. Being able to do a home test kit is a step forward because it could spell the end of uncomfortable rectal exams.
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CONCLUSIONS: AI technologies are growing their role in health care; but, up to now, their "real-life" implementation remains limited. However, in the near future, the potential of AI-driven era could change the clinical practice in Urology, improving overall patient outcomes. PMID: 31833725 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Minerva Urol Nefrol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our data show high adherence and persistence rates in men on ADT. The overall survival in the super-elderly is not influenced by persistence and/or adherence but rather by co-prescriptions. PMID: 31833723 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Minerva Urol Nefrol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: ORP, ePLND and seminal vesicle invasion are independent predictors of the risk of hospital readmission over the long term at a large single tertiary referral center. When surgery is chosen as a primary treatment of PCA, patients should be informed of the risk of hospital readmission and related risk factors. Assessing seminal vesicle invasion by preoperative clinical staging identifies locally advanced disease, which is associated with an increased risk of hospital readmission. PMID: 31833722 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Minerva Urol Nefrol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Three USP steroids resulted significantly altered in our PCa population. These preliminary results, combined with the simplicity and low-cost of the analysis, open to further investigation of the potential role of this restricted USP in PCa diagnosis. PMID: 31833333 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Minerva Urol Nefrol Source Type: research
Conclusion: MiR-7-5p suppresses NSCLC metastasis. Targeting miR-7-5p may contribute to the success of NSCLC therapy. PMID: 31832068 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Cellular and Molecular Biology Letters - Category: Biochemistry Authors: Tags: Cell Mol Biol Lett Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 December 2019Source: Sensors and Actuators B: ChemicalAuthor(s): Omid Sheydaei, Habibollah Khajehsharifi, Hamid Reza RajabiAbstractThe presence of sarcosine (SAR) in the human urine was recently suggested as a promising biomarker for prostate cancer (PCa) diagnostics. In this work, we have developed the electrochemical methods for selective determination of sarcosine (SAR) in urine samples, based on the modification of the carbon paste electrode (CPE) using uniform nano-scaled molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP). The uniform MIP nanobeads were prepared by a simple sol-gel method, using ...
Source: Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Conclusion: According to these data, monitoring this class of toxicities is of primary importance to avoid hypertension worsening and, thus, the risk of major cardiovascular events. PMID: 31829045 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy - Category: Cardiology Tags: Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 December 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Nobuaki Matsubara, Kim N. Chi, Mustafa Özgüro─člu, Alfredo Rodriguez-Antolin, Susan Feyerabend, Luis Fein, Boris Y. Alekseev, Giri Sulur, Andrew Protheroe, Susan Li, Suneel Mundle, Peter De Porre, Namphuong Tran, Karim FizaziAbstractBackgroundLATITUDE, a randomized, double-blind trial, compared abiraterone acetate and prednisone (AAP) + androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) versus placebo (PBO) + ADT in high-risk metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC).ObjectiveTo assess the correlation of prostate-specific antigen ...
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 December 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Ausvydas Patasius, Giedre Smailyte
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Conclusion: In conclusion, our study reveals that elevated MRE11 expression is significantly correlated with cancer progression and poor survival in PCa patients. These data suggest that MRE11 may act as an oncoprotein and a promising prognostic marker for PCa patients.
Source: Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
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