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Avelumab Prolongs Survival in Advanced Urothelial Cancer

Findings seen in patients with advanced, metastatic disease that did not progress with first-line chemo

Adding Belimumab Improves Renal Outcome in Lupus Nephritis

Odds of primary efficacy renal response, complete renal response increased at week 104

Cancer Incidence Up for Adolescents and Young Adults

2007 to 2016 saw increase in overall cancer incidence in all age groups, mainly driven by thyroid cancer

PPI Use Is Negative Prognostic Marker in Urothelial Cancer

PPI use linked to significantly worse progression-free, overall survival in advanced urothelial cancer

Ultrasound Ablation Offers Option for Some With Prostate Cancer

Bilateral prostate cancer at diagnosis was sole predictor of Grade Group 2 or greater recurrence

Darolutamide Boosts Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

Risk for death significantly lower versus placebo in nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer

Lowering Urine Protein Aids Renal Function in Rare Kidney Disease

Reducing proteinuria slows decline in kidney function in those with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

NAMS Updates Guidance for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

GSM is underdiagnosed and undertreated, but symptoms can be managed effectively in most cases

Widespread Avoidance of Medical Care Found Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Prevalence of care avoidance higher for caregivers, those with underlying conditions, disabilities

AKI Common in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19

AKI occurred in 46 percent of hospitalized patients, linked to increased risk for in-hospital mortality