Cancer of the Testis

  • M. Pilar Laguna
  • Peter Albers
  • Carsten Bokemeyer
  • Jerome P. Richie

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Classification and Risk factors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ferran Algaba, Isabell A. Sesterhenn
      Pages 3-26
    3. Leendert H. J. Looijenga
      Pages 27-63
  3. Diagnostic and Staging of Testicular Germ cell tumors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Nathan Lawrentschuk, Damien M. Bolton
      Pages 67-74
    3. Maria De Santis, Mark Bachner, Nathan Lawrentschuk, Gregory S. Jack, Damien M. Bolton
      Pages 75-94
    4. Graham M. Mead, W. Bedford Waters, Wesley M. White
      Pages 95-113
    5. Paul J. Turek, Ewa Rajpert-De Meyts, Gedske Daugaard, Niels E. Skakkebaek
      Pages 115-121
  4. Primary Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Brett S. Carver, Axel Heidenreich, Pramod Sogani
      Pages 125-130
    3. Brian A. VanderBrink, Ernesto Reggio, Lee Richstone, Louis R. Kavoussi
      Pages 131-137
  5. Treatment of Stage I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Michael A. S. Jewett, Jerome P. Richie, Peter Albers
      Pages 147-166
    3. Tim Oliver, Peter W. M. Chung, Tom Powles, Michael A. S. Jewett
      Pages 167-181
  6. Treatment of advanced stages

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Christian Kollmannsberger, Carsten Bokemeyer
      Pages 185-195
    3. Padraig R. Warde, Alan Horwich
      Pages 197-205
    4. Aude Fléchon, Jean-Pierre Droz
      Pages 207-223

About this book

Introduction

Cancer of the Testis presents a thorough account of every aspect of this disease, including histology, risk factors, prognosis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, there is a focus on the pertinent issues of fertility, late effects of primary therapy, follow-up after primary treatment and testicular cancer in childhood.

With an international authorship comprised of many of the key contributors to the field, this book brings together a rich and balanced range of perspectives.

A state-of-the-art reference volume on testicular cancer, this book is essential reading for urologists, medical oncologists and radio-oncologists.

M. Pilar Laguna, MD PhD, is an Associate Professor in Urology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Peter Albers, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Urology at Dusseldorf University, Germany.

Carsten Bokemeyer, MD, is Director of Oncology and Hematology at Hubertus Wald Tumorzentrum at the University Medical Center in Hamburg, Germany.

Jerome P. Richie, MD, is the Elliot C. Cutler Professor of Urologic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Urology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA.

Keywords

Testicular Cancer Testis

Editors and affiliations

  • M. Pilar Laguna
    • 1
  • Peter Albers
    • 2
  • Carsten Bokemeyer
    • 3
  • Jerome P. Richie
    • 4
  1. 1.Academic Medical Center, Dept. UrologyUniversity of Amsterdam AmsterdamNetherlands
  2. 2.Urologische KlinikKlinikum Kassel GmbHKasselGermany
  3. 3.Zentrum für Innere Medizin, Klinik für Onkologie, Hämatologie undUniversitätsklinikum Hamburg-EppendorfHamburgGermany
  4. 4.Division of UrologyBrigham & Women’s HospitalBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84800-370-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84800-369-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84800-370-5
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