ABC of Prostate Cancer. ABC Series

  • ID: 2222847
  • Book
  • 80 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK and US and the second most common worldwide.

The ABC of Prostate Cancer provides fully illustrated guidance on the treatment and management of prostate cancer. It covers the biology, anatomy, and pathology of prostate cancer, screening, and active surveillance and monitoring. It presents an assessment of treatment options including prostatectomy, bracytherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy, along with modern diagnostic tests and an overview of new approaches to prostate cancer.

With an international author team, the ABC of Prostate Cancer is ideal for general practitioners, family physicians, specialist nurses, junior doctors, medical students and others working with prostate cancer patients and their families.

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Contributors vii

Foreword ix

1 Applied Anatomy of the Prostate 1Prasanna Sooriakumaran Karl–Dietrich Sievert Abhishek Srivastava and Ashutosh Tewari

2 Pathology of Prostate Cancer 5Murali Varma and Ashish Chandra

3 Biology of Prostate Cancer 8R. William G. Watson and John M. Fitzpatrick

4 Prostate Cancer Diagnosis 11Robin Weston Anthony J. Costello and Declan G. Murphy

5 Imaging of Prostate Cancer 14James Halls and Uday Patel

6 Screening for Prostate Cancer 18Richard J. Bryant and Freddie C. Hamdy

7 Active Surveillance 22Judith Dockray Pardeep Kumar Lars Holmberg and Gordon Muir

8 Open Radical Prostatectomy 25Wim van Haute and Hein van Poppel

9 Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy 29Pardeep Kumar and Declan Cahill

10 Robotic Radical Prostatectomy 33Ben Challacombe and Jim Peabody

11 Prostate Brachytherapy 37Peter Acher and Rick Popert

12 HIFU 40Louise Dickinson Hashim U. Ahmed and Mark Emberton

13 Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer 44Alastair Henderson and John Davies

14 Advances in External Beam Radiotherapy 48David Landau Nadia Walsh and Asad Qureshi

15 Recent Advances in Hormonal Therapy 51Heather Payne Reena Davda and Mark R. Feneley

16 Management of Castration–Resistant Prostate Cancer 54Roger S. Kirby Prokar Dasgupta and John M. Fitzpatrick

17 Immunology of Prostate Cancer 57Oussama Elhage Christine Galustian Richard Smith and Prokar Dasgupta

18 New Approaches to Prostate Cancer 63Megan S. Schober Roger S. Kirby and Prokar Dasgupta

Index 67

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Prokar Dasgupta is Consultant Urological Surgeon, Department of Urology, King′s College London, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Roger S. Kirby is Consultant Urologist, The Prostate Centre, London

Foreword by Peter T. Scardino

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