Drug Management of Prostate Cancer

  • William D. Figg
  • Cindy H. Chau
  • Eric J. Small

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Hormone Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Martin E. Gleave, Michael E. Cox, Yuzhuo Wang
      Pages 1-24
  3. Hormone Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Douglas K. Price, Ann W. Hsing
      Pages 53-59
    3. Edward P. Gelmann
      Pages 61-70
    4. Howard C. Shen, Mary-Ellen Taplin, Steven P. Balk
      Pages 71-81
    5. Nima Sharifi
      Pages 101-107
    6. Francine Zanchetta Coelho Marques, Juergen K. V. Reichardt
      Pages 109-121
  4. Chemotherapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Patricia Halterman, Nicholas J. Vogelzang, Alireza Farabishahadel, Oscar B. Goodman Jr.
      Pages 125-131
    3. Courtney K. Phillips, Daniel P. Petrylak
      Pages 133-146
    4. Ashley Brick, Junyang Niu, Jiaoti Huang, William K. Oh
      Pages 153-161
    5. Tristan M. Sissung, William D. Figg
      Pages 163-177
    6. Antonio Tito Fojo, David E. Adelberg
      Pages 179-194

About this book


This book is a comprehensive, concise summary of the pharmacological treatments of prostate cancer. It is an authoritative and up-to-date reference on therapeutic options involving both standard of care and investigational agents. The chapters describe state of the art information on Hormone Therapy, Chemotherapy, Angiogenesis, Therapy for Bone Metastases, Immunotherapy, Prevention, and Drug Development. Drug Management of Prostate Cancer is an excellent resource for medical oncologists, trainees, researchers, and members of the pharmaceutical industry


Angiogenesis Bone Metastases Cancer Chemotherapy Drogen Drug Development Hormone Therapy Immunotherapy Management Medical Pharmacology Prevention Prostate pathophysiology physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • William D. Figg
    • 1
  • Cindy H. Chau
    • 2
  • Eric J. Small
    • 3
  1. 1.Medical Oncology BranchNIH National Cancer InstituteBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Medical Oncology BranchNIH National Cancer InstituteBethesdaUSA
  3. 3.School of Medicine, Dept. UrologyUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-60327-829-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60327-831-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60327-829-4
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