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New Body of Research Suggests Statin Use Benefits Multiple Areas of Urologic Health

LINTHICUM, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several new studies presented at the American Urological Association's (AUA) 104th Annual Scientific Meeting suggest that the use of statins--commonly prescribed to lower cholesterol--may benefit men with prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction or ...

Medivation Announces Positive New Efficacy Data From Phase 1-2 Trial of MDV3100 in Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients

...ions," said Howard Scher, M.D., principal investigator of the trial and chief of the Genitourinary Oncology Service and the D. Wayne Calloway Chair in urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. "These findings suggest that MDV3100, with its unique mechanism of action, provides be...

Ongoing Landmark ROADMAP Study Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Blood Pressure Control at One Year, According to Blinded Results

...eet, 2007. Found at: http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/pdf/ndfs_2007.pdf . Accessed September 3, 2008. (4) Ibid. (5) National Kidney and urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC). Kidney Disease of Diabetes. Available at: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/Kudiseases/pubs/kdd/ . Accesse...

Investigational Genetic Test May Help Address Common Problems in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

...ment, and to identify which tumors are most likely to progress," said Gerald L. Andriole, MD, lead author of the NEJM paper and professor and chief of urologic surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. "Early data on the investigational PCA3 genetic test are promising, and we lo...

Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy Significantly Prolongs Survival in Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

...ore than 16,000 members throughout the world. An educational nonprofit organization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for members and their patients. Contact: Wendy Waldsachs Isett, AUA Cell: 410-977-4770 ...

AUA Guideline: Full Kidney Removal Not Necessary for All Kidney Tumors

...e of diagnosis. Kidney cancer is the most lethal of the commonly diagnosed urologic malignancies, but small, clinically confined tumors are very heterogeneous,...nization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for members and their patie...

Generic Substitutes Less Effective/Safe Than Branded Medications in Treating Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

...ore than 16,000 members throughout the world. An educational nonprofit organization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for members and their patients. MEDIA BRIEFING: Tuesday, April 28, 2009, 9:30-10 a.m. CT Co...

Increased Mortality Associated With Nocturia

...ore than 16,000 members throughout the world. An educational nonprofit organization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for members and their patients. MEDIA CONTACTS: AUA Media Relations (on-site): 312-528-8253, W...

Obesity Associated With Higher Risk for Urinary Tract Infections

...spokesman. "Patients with elevated body mass index should be vigilant about urologic health because even the most simple of urinary tract infections can be dead...nization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for members and their patie...

Men Treated for Localized Prostate Cancer Could Benefit From Pomegranate Juice Consumption

...ore than 16,000 members throughout the world. An educational nonprofit organization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for members and their patients. MEDIA CONTACTS: AUA Media Relations (on-site): 312-528-...

Adult Circumcision Reduces Risk of HIV Transmission Without Reducing Sexual Pleasure

...ore than 16,000 members throughout the world. An educational nonprofit organization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for members and their patients. MEDIA CONTACTS: AUA Media Relations (on-site): 312-528-8253 ...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase IIIB Trial of Degarelix as Intermittent Therapy

...mployed treatment for men with biochemical failure, however it needs to be evaluated in a randomized clinical trial," says Dr. E. David Crawford, Head urologic Oncology, University of Colorado, Denver and a trial investigator. "There is potential value in combining the rapid, sustained suppression of testo...

Leader in Prostate Health Urges Prostate Cancer Screening in Face of Contradicting Data

...nuing screening practices," said Dr. E. David Crawford, one of the principal investigators of the prostate component of the PLCO study and head of the urologic Oncology Department at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center . Dr. Crawford is also the founder and chairman of the PCEC. "Since t...

Novexel's NXL104/ceftazidime Combination Commences Phase II Clinical Trial in Hospital Patients With Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

...ults with cUTIs. Complicated urinary tract infections include acute pyelonephritis, UTI in men, or UTI associated with obstruction, foreign bodies, or urologic abnormalities. A total of approximately 150 patients will be enrolled, with 75 patients being included in each treatment arm. The primary objective ...

Neurocrine Biosciences Completes 'Petal Study' Treatment Phase for Endometriosis

...studies and 3 Phase IIb studies that will serve as the basis for end-of-phase II discussions anticipated in 2009 with the Division of Reproductive and urologic Drug Products at the FDA. Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on neurological and endocrine diseases and disorders. ...

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX(TM) Meets Primary Endpoint With Statistical Significance (p<0.001) in CORD I Pivotal Phase III Study for Dupuytren's Contracture

... to seven additional pain products and products for hormone replacement and urologic disease using its transmucosal film delivery system. For additional informa...Frozen Shoulder syndrome, overactive bladder, pain, hormone replacement and urologic disease. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained...

Medivation Announces Presentation of Positive MDV3100 Clinical Data in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Patients at 44th ASCO Annual Meeting

... Prostate Cancer (CRPC)" by principal investigator, Howard Scher, M.D., chief of the Genitourinary Oncology Service and the D. Wayne Calloway Chair in urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. The ongoing Phase 1-2 trial is an open-label U.S. dose-escalation study enrolling pr...

Medivation Announces Presentation of MDV3100 Clinical Data in Patients With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer at 44th American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

...ncer (CRPC)" (Abstract #5006) To be presented by: Howard Scher, M.D., chief of the Genitourinary Oncology Service and the D. Wayne Calloway Chair in urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, at approximately 12:15 p.m. Central Time Location: W375e Dr. Scher's presentation...

Medivation's MDV3100 Demonstrates Substantial PSA Reductions in First Patient Groups Treated in Phase 1-2 Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer Trial

...ike MDV3100," said the study's principal investigator Howard Scher, MD, Chief of the Genitourinary Oncology Service and the D. Wayne Calloway Chair in urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. "The significant, rapid onset PSA declines experienced to date by our first six hormone refractor...

CuraGen and TopoTarget Announce Presentation of Belinostat Clinical Trial Results at AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference

...m. The Phase I trial is being led by Dr. W. Kevin Kelly, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Medical Oncology and head of The Prostate & urologic Oncology Program at the Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, CT. The Phase I study is an open-label, multi-center dose-escalation trial designed to establi...

Auxilium Announces New Data That Show Total Testosterone Blood Levels Increase Significantly Following Switch from AndroGel(R) to Testim(R)

...ts to six additional pain products and products for hormone replacement and urologic disease using its transmucosal film delivery system, and options to all ind...Peyronie's disease, Frozen Shoulder syndrome, pain, hormone replacement and urologic disease. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained...

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2007 CEUT Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference

...ts to six additional pain products and products for hormone replacement and urologic disease using its transmucosal film delivery system, and options to all ind...Peyronie's disease, Frozen Shoulder syndrome, pain, hormone replacement and urologic disease. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained...
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