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Prostate cancer in Asia: A collaborative report
The incidence of prostate cancer (PCa) within Asian population used to be much lower than in the Western population; however, in recent years the incidence and mortality rate of PCa in some Asian… Expand
Comparison of intravesical hyaluronic acid instillation and hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of radiation‐induced hemorrhagic cystitis
Study Type – Therapy (RCT)
Risk of bladder cancer in patients with diabetes mellitus: an updated meta-analysis of 36 observational studies
BackgroundIncreasing evidence suggests that a history of diabetes mellitus (DM) may be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer. We performed a systematic review with meta-analysis to… Expand
Germline mutations in ATM and BRCA1/2 distinguish risk for lethal and indolent prostate cancer and are associated with early age at death
Rong Na a,b,y, S. Lilly Zheng b,c,y, Misop Han d,y, Hongjie Yu , Deke Jiang , Sameep Shah , Charles M. Ewing , Liti Zhang , Kristian Novakovic b [5_TD$DIFF], Jacqueline Petkewicz [5_TD$DIFF],… Expand
Comparison of peri‐operative outcomes of robot‐assisted vs laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a meta‐analysis
To conduct a meta‐analysis of the literature on the peri‐operative outcomes of both robot‐assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN).
Anaphylatoxin C5a contributes to the pathogenesis of cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity.
- H. Pan, Z. Shen, +4 authors B. Gao
- Biology, Medicine
- American journal of physiology. Renal physiology
- 1 March 2009
Nephrotoxicity is a common complication of cisplatin chemotherapy that limits its clinical use; however, the mechanisms underlying cisplatin-mediated nephrotoxicity are not fully understood. In this… Expand
Robotic versus Open Radical Cystectomy: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Objective To critically review the currently available evidence of studies comparing robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) with open radical cystectomy (ORC). Methods A comprehensive review of the… Expand
Germline Mutations in ATM and BRCA1/2 Distinguish Risk for Lethal and Indolent Prostate Cancer and are Associated with Early Age at Death.
BACKGROUND Germline mutations in BRCA1/2 and ATM have been associated with prostate cancer (PCa) risk. OBJECTIVE To directly assess whether germline mutations in these three genes distinguish… Expand
Predictive factors for malignant pheochromocytoma: analysis of 136 patients.
PURPOSE We evaluated the clinical characteristic, tumor feature and immunohistochemistry factors predicting malignant pheochromocytoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January 1999 and December 2008… Expand
Targeting the inflammatory pathways to enhance chemotherapy of cancer
Epidemiological and experimental evidence has emerged that a dysregulated inflammation is associated with most of the tumors. Recent studies have begun to unravel molecular pathways linking… Expand