Prostate Cancer book cover

Prostate Cancer

The Team Approach

Hardbound, 224 Pages

Published: December 1950

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-7234-3305-7

Contents

  • Introduction
    • Initial assessment of the patient (procedures carried out by the community team/family practitioner/GP)
    • Screening (the screening team: mass screening vs case finding)
    • Investigation (the laboratory team: pathogenesis, evaluating biopsies of screening, radical prostatectomy, relapse, primary diagnosis of advanced disease, the measurement of PSA at all stages)
    • Treatment (role of surgery, oncology, radiotherapy etc.)
    • Advanced cancer treatment
    • Nursing (short chapter, hospital setting)
    • Follow up (short chapter, cover consultant and primary care follow-up)
    • Palliative care
    • Research: future trends (covering the work of the research team in its broadest sense, including epidemiology, drug and basic research)

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