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Cancer of the Prostate

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Publisher Comments:

This comprehensive, clinically oriented text covers the recent developments concerning the epidemiology, aetiology, pathology, diagnosis and management of prostate cancer - ranging from the latest reports of surveillance with no immediate treatment for selected patients to early aggressive therapy for advanced cancer with total androgen blockade.; Written by more than 30 internationally recognized experts, Cancer of the Prostate: examines current understanding of the histopathology and nuclear ploidy as they pertain to the prognosis of prostate cancer; discusses the implications of various possible screening procedures like digital rectal examination, PSA and transrectal prostatic ultrasound; addresses the controversies surrounding the true impact of screening on survival of prostate cancer; explores pragmatic concerns about possible over-treatment of latent cancers; elaborates the newer minimally invasive technique of laparoscopic lymph nodal staging; describes radical extirpative surgeries for localized disease by the retropubic as well as the resurgent perineal approach; details external beam radiation therapy with newer additive measures like hyperthermia; explains recently refined intersitial radioactive seed implantation techniques for brachytherapy; and elucidates the newer chemotherapeutic approaches with combined chemoendocrine treatment and the prospects of the latest growth factor inhibitors in the management of hormone refractory metastatic disease.; Containing over 1100 references for further in-depth study of particular topics, Cancer of the Prostate is a resource for urologists, oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, primary care physicians, and medical students in thesedisciplines.

Book News Annotation:

A comprehensive text on prostatic carcinoma, with 21 contributed chapters that cover information in the fields of basic science pertaining to the epidemiology, etiology, histopathology, and molecular biology as they apply to the understanding of the genesis and progression of prostatic carcinoma; the various recent modifications in the curative management of localized prostatic carcinoma (i.e. in radical extirpative surgery and in radiotherapy); rationale and recommendations regarding newer anti-androgen strategies for the management of advanced prostatic carcinoma; other treatment; and future perspectives.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780824788636
Other:
Das, Sakti
Publisher:
CRC Press
Author:
Das, Sakti
Author:
S, Das
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Diseases - Cancer
Subject:
Diseases - Prostate Cancer
Subject:
Cancer
Subject:
Oncology
Subject:
Prostate
Subject:
Prostatic neoplasms.
Subject:
Prostate -- Cancer.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Mens Health
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Cancer
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Basic and clinical oncology ;
Series Volume:
94653
Publication Date:
19930331
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.24x6.26x.98 in. 2.01 lbs.

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