Book Volume 175 2007

Prostate Cancer

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ISBN: 978-3-540-40897-0 (Print) 978-3-540-40901-4 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-8

    Epidemiology of Prostate Cancer

  3. Chapter

    Pages 9-24

    Natural History of Prostatic Carcinoma: The Pathologist’s Perspective

  4. Chapter

    Pages 25-32

    Prognostic Factors in Prostate Cancer

  5. Chapter

    Pages 33-63

    The Prevention of Prostate Cancer

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-81

    Prostate Cancer Screening

  7. Chapter

    Pages 83-99

    Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

  8. Chapter

    Pages 101-107

    Does Localized Prostate Cancer Exist?

  9. Chapter

    Pages 109-130

    Staging of Prostate Cancer

  10. Chapter

    Pages 131-162

    Guidelines and Counselling for Treatment Options in the Management of Prostate Cancer

  11. Chapter

    Pages 163-178

    Choices for Surgery

  12. Chapter

    Pages 179-199

    Radiation Therapy in Prostate Cancer

  13. Chapter

    Pages 201-209

    Cryoablation and High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound

  14. Chapter

    Pages 211-237

    The Role of Hormonal Treatment in Prostate Cancer

  15. Chapter

    Pages 239-249

    Androgen-Independent Prostate Cancer

  16. Chapter

    Pages 251-265

    Prostate Cancer Treatment and Quality of Life

  17. Chapter

    Pages 267-271

    Europa Uomo: The European Prostate Cancer Coalition