Prostate cancer / edited by Li-Ming Su.Series: Early diagnosis and treatment of cancer seriesPublication details: Philadelphia, PA : Saunders/Elsevier, �2010Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 264 pages) : illustrations (some color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323415651; 0323415652; 9781416045755; 1416045759Subject(s): Prostate -- Cancer | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine | MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine | Prostate -- Cancer | Prostatic Neoplasms -- diagnosis | Prostatic Neoplasms -- therapyGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Prostate cancer.DDC classification: 616.99/463 LOC classification: RC280.P7 | P76 2010NLM classification: 2010 A-079 | WJ 762Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
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 b3snext-stepb4s 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.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 [and others] -- 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 [and others] -- High-intensity focused ultrasound for prostate cancer / Stefan Th�uroff 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.
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