Über den Autor
Prokar Dasgupta is Consultant Urological Surgeon, Department of Urology, King's College London, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, LondonrnRoger S. Kirby is Consultant Urologist, The Prostate Centre, LondonrnForeword by Peter T. Scardino
Contributors, viirnForeword, ixrn1 Applied Anatomy of the Prostate, 1nPrasanna Sooriakumaran, Karl-Dietrich Sievert, Abhishek Srivastava and Ashutosh Tewarirn2 Pathology of Prostate Cancer, 5nMurali Varma and Ashish Chandrarn3 Biology of Prostate Cancer, 8nR. William G. Watson and John M. Fitzpatrickrn4 Prostate Cancer Diagnosis, 11nRobin Weston, Anthony J. Costello and Declan G. Murphyrn5 Imaging of Prostate Cancer, 14nJames Halls and Uday Patelrn6 Screening for Prostate Cancer, 18nRichard J. Bryant and Freddie C. Hamdyrn7 Active Surveillance, 22nJudith Dockray, Pardeep Kumar, Lars Holmberg and Gordon Muirrn8 Open Radical Prostatectomy, 25nWim van Haute and Hein van Poppelrn9 Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy, 29nPardeep Kumar and Declan Cahillrn10 Robotic Radical Prostatectomy, 33nBen Challacombe and Jim Peabodyrn11 Prostate Brachytherapy, 37nPeter Acher and Rick Popertrn12 HIFU, 40nLouise Dickinson, Hashim U. Ahmed and Mark Embertonrn13 Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer, 44nAlastair Henderson and John Daviesrn14 Advances in External Beam Radiotherapy, 48nDavid Landau, Nadia Walsh and Asad Qureshirn15 Recent Advances in Hormonal Therapy, 51nHeather Payne, Reena Davda and Mark R. Feneleyrn16 Management of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer, 54nRoger S. Kirby, Prokar Dasgupta and John M. Fitzpatrickrn17 Immunology of Prostate Cancer, 57nOussama Elhage, Christine Galustian, Richard Smith and Prokar Dasguptarn18 New Approaches to Prostate Cancer, 63nMegan S. Schober, Roger S. Kirby and Prokar DasguptarnIndex, 67
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK and US and the second most common worldwide.rnThe 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.rnWith 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.