Medscape Conference Coverage, based on selected sessions at the:

American Urological Association (AUA) 2008 Annual Meeting

May 17 - 22, 2008; Orlando, Florida

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Conference News

  • Civilian Bladder Trauma in Iraq

    Urologists share their experiences in the management of bladder injury in civilians with major abdominal trauma in Baghdad.
    Medscape Medical News, May 22, 2008
  • Vaccine for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

    A new adenovirus/PSA prostate cancer vaccine prolongs survival in patients with metastatic prostate cancer.
    Medscape Medical News, May 22, 2008
  • Secondary Benefits of Gastric Bypass Surgery

    Losing weight restores sexual function in morbidly obese men.
    Medscape Medical News, May 22, 2008
  • Drug Reduces Risk for Prostate Cancer

    Reanalysis of a landmark trial shows that finasteride reduces risks for most prostate cancers without boosting aggressive disease.
    Medscape Medical News, May 22, 2008
  • Pollutants Linked to Urologic Conditions in Infant Boys

    Maternal exposure to persistent organic pollutants is linked to urologic conditions in infant boys.
    Medscape Medical News, May 22, 2008
  • Lower-Urinary-Tract Symptoms and Falls

    Men with moderate or severe lower-urinary-tract symptoms are at a significantly greater risk for falls than men without such symptoms.
    Medscape Medical News, May 21, 2008
  • Adjuvant Radiation for Radical Prostatectomy

    Adjuvant radiation therapy increases the likelihood of cure in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy and should be offered to all high-risk postprostatectomy patients, according to the latest data from a significant, long-term study.
    Medscape Medical News, May 20, 2008

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