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Title Urological cancers / Jonathan Waxman (ed.)
Published London : Springer, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 342 pages) : color illustrations
Contents I. Prostate cancer. The molecular biology of prostate cancer / Sarah Ngan and Jonathan Waxman ; Familial prostate cancer / Sashi S. Kommu and Rosalind A. Eeles ; Screening for prostate cancer / Joshua Phillips and Freddie C. Hamdy ; Diet and prostate cancer / Danish Mazhar ; Radical radiotherapy for prostate cancer / Mererid Evans and Malcolm D. Mason ; Prostate cancer: immediate vs. deferred treatment / Mark A. Underwood and David Kirk ; Surgical treatment of prostate cancer / Mark R. Feneley and Roger S. Kirby ; Hormone therapy for prostate cancer / Gairin J. Dancey and Jonathan Waxman ; Chemotherapy in prostate cancer / Srikala S. Sridhar and Malcolm J. Moore ; Proteomic approaches to problem solving in prostate cancer / Simon C. Gamble ; Gene therapy for prostate cancer / Danish Mazhar and Roopinder Gillmore -- II. Bladder cancer. Molecular biology of bladder cancer / Margaret A. Knowles ; Treatment options in superficial (pTA/pT1/CIS) bladder cancer / Jeremy L. Ockrim and Paul D. Abel ; Chemotherapy for bladder cancer / Matthew D. Galsky and Dean F. Bajorin ; Gene therapy of urothelial malignancy / Sunjay Jain and J. Kilian Mellon -- III. Kidney cancer. Molecular biology of kidney cancer / Jeffrey M. Holzbeierlein and J. Brantley Thrashe ; Cytokine and angiogenesis inhibitors / Simon Chowdhury, Timothy G. Eisen, and Martin Gore ; Novel therapies for renal cell cancer / Mayer N. Fishman -- IV. Testicular cancer. Genetics and biology of adult male germ cell tumors / Jane Houldsworth, George J. Bosl, and R.S.K. Chaganti ; Chemotherapy for testicular cancer / Thomas R. Geldart and Graham M. Mead ; Surgery for testicular cancer / Gillian L. Smith and Timothy J. Christmas ; Pathobiological basis of treatment strategies of germ cell tumors / J. Wolter Oosterhuis, Friedemann Honecker, Frank Mayer, Carsten Bokemeyer, and L.H.J. Looijenga -- V. Penile cancer. A scientific understanding of the development of penile tumors / T.R. Leyshon Griffiths and J. Kilian Mellon ; The clinical management of penile cancer / Rajiv Sarin, Hemant B. Tongaonkar, and Reena Engineer -- VI. Unusual urological tumors. Oncocytomas and rare renal tumors / Holger Moch ; Small cell tumors, lymphomas, and sertoli cell and Leydig cell tumors of the bladder, prostate, and testis / Chris M. Bacon and Alex Freeman
Summary "This book outlines developments in all areas of urological cancer, bringing together, in one volume, summaries of clinical and molecular advances, which will be invaluable to urologists and oncologists."--Jacket
Analysis geneeskunde
public health
urinary system
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Genitourinary organs -- Cancer
Genitourinary organs -- Cancer -- Treatment
Urologic Neoplasms -- therapy
Urologic Neoplasms -- physiopathology
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Genitourinary organs -- Cancer.
Genitourinary organs -- Cancer -- Treatment.
Genitourinary organs -- Cancer.
Genitourinary organs -- Cancer -- Treatment.
Urologische Onkologie
Form Electronic book
Author Waxman, Jonathan.
ISBN 9781846280153