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Prostate Cancer [electronic resource]

edited by Li-Ming Su
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia, PA : Saunders/Elsevier, [2010]
Language
English
Series
Early diagnosis and treatment of cancer
Early diagnosis and treatment of cancer series
ISBN
9781416045755, 1416045759
Access Restriction
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Summary
Each volume in the Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer Series is packed with practical, authoritative information designed to cover the full range of diagnostic procedures, including pathologic, radiologic, bronchoscopic, and surgical aspects. You'll be able to determine the safest, shortest, least invasive way to reach an accurate diagnosis; stage the disease; and choose the best initial treatment for early stages. Based on current evidence in the literature, authors provide clinical, hands-on tools to help you make informed decisions on precisely what tests and imaging studies are needed to diagnose and stage each type of cancer. Practical, authoritative, and highly-illustrated, this volume in the brand new Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer series covers current protocols and the latest advances in diagnostic imaging and molecular and serologic markers for prostate cancer. Apply expert advice on the best ₃next-step₄ plan for different presentations and tips for less invasive protocols. Get clinical, hands-on tools to help you make informed decisions on precisely what tests and imaging studies are needed for accurate diagnosis and staging.
Contents
  • Serum markers and screening / Carol Kashefi, Alan W. Partin, and J. Kellogg Parsons
  • Biopsy, diagnosis, and staging of prostate cancer / Shahrokh F. Shariat and Claus G. Roehrborn
  • The pathology of prostate cancer / Liang Cheng ... [et al.]
  • Expectant management / Danil V. Makarov, Christopher A. Warlick, and H. Ballentine Carter
  • Open radical retropubic prostatectomy : technique and outcomes / Misop Han and William J. Catalona
  • Robotic and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy / Desiderio Avila and Richard E. Link
  • Perineal prostatectomy / Timothy Y. Tseng and Phillip Dahm
  • Basic terms and concepts of radiation / John Christodouleas ... [et al.]
  • High-intensity focused ultrasound for prostate cancer / Stefan Thüroff and Christian Chaussy
  • Prostate cryoablation : successful therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer / Daniel B. Rukstalis and Mary Ann Kenneson
  • Alternative medicine for prostate cancer : diet, vitamins, minerals, and supplements / Aaron Katz
  • Controversies in prostate cancer / Adam W. Levinson.
Description
1 online resource (xiv, 264 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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