Prostate Cancer

  • Jacob Ramon
  • Louis J. Denis

Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 175)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Vera Nelen
    Pages 1-8
  3. Ferran Algaba, Isabel Trias, Yolanda Arce
    Pages 9-24
  4. Johan Braeckman, Dirk Michielsen
    Pages 25-32
  5. Keith Griffiths, Domenico Prezioso, A. Turkes, Louis J. Denis
    Pages 33-63
  6. P. Tenke, J. Horti, P. Balint, B. Kovacs
    Pages 65-81
  7. Jehonathan H. Pinthus, Dalibor Pacik, Jacob Ramon
    Pages 83-99
  8. Bernard Lobel
    Pages 101-107
  9. Zohar A. Dotan, Jacob Ramon
    Pages 109-130
  10. Stéphane Larré, Laurent Salomon, Claude Clément Abbou
    Pages 163-178
  11. Moshe E. Stein, Dirk Boehmer, Abraham Kuten
    Pages 179-199
  12. Stephan H. Flüchter, Ralf Weiser, Christoph Gamper
    Pages 211-237
  13. Dirk Schrijvers
    Pages 239-249
  14. Domenico Prezioso, Raffaele Galasso, Mario Di Martino, Gennaro Iapicca
    Pages 251-265
  15. Tom Hudson, Louis J. Denis
    Pages 267-271

About this book

Introduction

Prostate cancer treatment dates back almost treatment approaches is examined in the subse- 100years. However, in an era of rapid develop- quent chapters of this volume. ments and innovations in cancer research and Te text addresses the time-honoured h- uro-oncology, there is an increasing need to monal treatment, which has been the mainstay update our knowledge and especially to guide of prostate cancer management for some - our practice by innovations and evidence-based cades. Due to the increased diagnosis of prostate medicine. Prostate cancer is still evolving fol- cancer at earlier stages and the increased use of lowing improvements in disease detection and hormone therapy in earlier disease stages many better understanding of disease characteristics. patients will receive hormone therapy for a long Tis book addresses the current state of the art in period. Tese patients are at risk of acute and this still-developing feld and presents the reader chronic side efects of hormonal therapy. Te- with the information needed to make rational fore, the timing of initiating hormone therapy, patient decisions regarding treatment selection the type of hormone therapy and the monitoring and outcomes. of patients on long-term hormone therapy have Te growing body of knowledge regarding become crucial in the appropriate management epidemiology, pathogenesis, prevention, screen- of patients with prostate cancer. ing, diagnosis and staging is included in the frst Disease management in men with prostate half of the book.

Keywords

Cancer Screening Staging cancer cancer treatment carcinoma hormones metastatic hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC) prevention prostate cancer prostate cancer screening radiation therapy radiation therapy in prostate cancer screening surgery ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • Jacob Ramon
    • 1
  • Louis J. Denis
    • 2
  1. 1.The Chaim Sheba Medical CenterTel-HashomerRamat-GanIsrael
  2. 2.AntwerpBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-40901-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-40897-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-40901-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0080-0015
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