Diagnosis and Treatment of Genitourinary Malignancies

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-7913-3 (Print) 978-1-4615-6343-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

  2. Diagnosis and Treatment of Genitourinary Malignancies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages vii-vii

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      Pages 1-11

      Epidemiology of prostate cancer and bladder cancer: an overview

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      Pages 13-39

      Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome: hereditary cancer arising from inherited mutations of the VHL tumor suppressor gene

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      Pages 41-75

      New pathologic techniques for diagnosing genitourinary malignancies

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      Pages 77-91

      Reverse transcriptase- polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) to detect prostate cancer micrometastasis in the blood

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      Pages 93-101

      Succesful separation between benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer by measurement of free and complexed PSA

  3. Surgical and Radiation Advances

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Pages 105-119

      Retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy in staging and treatment of clinical stage I and II nonseminomatous testis cancer (NSGCT): the development of nerve-sparing techniques

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      Pages 121-128

      Current therapy for invasive bladder cancer

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      Pages 129-145

      Beyond the nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy

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      Pages 147-165

      Three-dimensional conformal therapy (3D-CRT) for prostate cancer

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      Pages 167-186

      Cryosurgical ablation of the prostate: treatment alternative for localized prostate cancer

  4. Medical Advances

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

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      Pages 189-200

      The chemoprevention of prostate cancer and the prostate cancer prevention trial

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      Pages 201-210

      Total androgen blockade for prostate cancer: the end does not justify the means

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      Pages 211-218

      Therapy for hormone-resistant prostate cancer: no longer a myth

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      Pages 219-234

      Renal, bladder, and prostate cancers: gene therapy

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      Pages 235-248

      The role of immunotherapy in urologic malignancies

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      Pages 249-264

      Assessing health-related quality of life in patients with genitourinary malignancies

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 265-272