Prostate Cancer

Science and Clinical Practice

Edited by

  • Jack Mydlo, MD, FACS, Department of Urology, Temple University Hospital
  • Jack Mydlo, MD, FACS, Department of Urology, Temple University Hospital
  • Ciril Godec, Department of Urology, Long Island College Hospital
  • Ciril Godec, Department of Urology, Long Island College Hospital

An important translational book bridging the gap between science and clinical medicine, Prostate Cancer reviews the biological processes that can be implicated in the disease, reviews current treatments, highlighting the pitfalls where relevant and examines the scientific developments that might result in novel treatments in the future.
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Oncologists specialising in prostate cancer, urologists, and basic researchers.


Book information

  • Published: July 2003
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-286981-5

Table of Contents

A. ETIOLOGY, PATHOLOGY AND TUMOR BIOLOGYPopulation Screening for prostate Cancer and in testing high risk African-American menMolecular Mechanism of Prostate Cancer Invasion and MetastasisDoes prostate cancer present more than one cancer?High-Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial NeoplasiaUpdate on the Regulation of Apoptosis in Prostate CancerProstate Cancer with Other Primary MalignanciesAngiogenesis, Growth Factors, Microvessel Density, p53 and p21 in Prostate CancerStaging of Prostate Cancer, PSA Issues leading up to Prostate Biopsy and Biopsy TechniqueProstate biopsy: Who, how and when?GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY AND HEREDITARY PREDISPOSITION, SCREENING AND COUNSELINGProstate Cancer Prevention: Strategies and RealitiesGenetic changes and their prognostic significance in CancerEPIDEMIOLOGYCancer of the Prostate (CaP) - Incidence in the USRace, Ethnicity, Religion, Marital Status and Prostate Cancer in the USProstate Cancer: Detection & Biopsy StrategiesProstate Cancer Treatment Outcomes between African Americans & CaucasiansHereditary Prostate CancerBreast and Prostate Cancer: A Comparisonof Two Common Endocrinologic MalignanciesArtificial neural networks for predictive modeling in Prostate CancerPREVENTION OF CAPObesity, Aging and Immunity in Prostate CancerThe Role of DietWhat are the effects of dietary supplements (selenium & vitamin E) or aspirin/NSAIDs on Prostate Cancer?Effects of smoking, alcohol, exercise and sun exposure on Prostate CancerProstate Cancer on the Internet: Review, 2002TREATMENTThe Decision Making Progress for Prostate CancerExpectant management in 2002: Rationale and indicationsSURGERYIs surgery still necessary for Prostate Cancer?Indications for pelvic lymphadenectomyThe Surgical Anatomy of the ProstateRadical retropubic prostatectomyPrinciples of Peripheral Nerve RepairRadical prostatectomy: the retropubic antegrade approachMini- lap Radical Retropubic ProstatectomyRadical Perineal ProstatectomyStress Incontinences After Radical ProstatectomyPrognostic significance of Positive Surgical MarginsBloodless surgery and RRPLaparoscopic Radical ProstatectomyPitfalls of laparoscopic Radical ProstatectomyRobotics and RRPRADIATION THERAPYDoes Radiation Therapy really work for Prostate Ca?Is one form of Radiation Therapy better over another?Radiation therapy for early stage prostate cancer- could it parallel prostatectomy?Brachytherapy for Prostate CancerHORMONAL/CHEMO THERAPYOsteoporosis and Prostate CancerNeoadjuvant hormonal treatment prior to curative treatment in Prostate CancerAndrogen Independent Prostate Cancer: The Evolving Role of ChemotherapyMonotherapy with anti-androgens in the treatment of prostate cancerCRYOBLATIONIs Cyroblation Here to Stay?Salvage Cryoblation of the ProstatePATIENT'S EXPERIENCESQuality of Life: Impact of Prostate Cancer and its TreatmentSexual aspects of Prostate Cancer TreatmentTitle to be agreed and supplied asap by M.Macdonald/ W. GrayGOVERNMENTAL POLICIESCaP Economics.NEW HORIZONS FOR CaPMolecular Therapeutics in Prostate CancerAntioxidants & PhytotherapyWhat is the newest technology in treating CaP?Transrectal High Intensity Focused UltrasoundNew Markers for Prostate Cancer Detection:What is on the horizon?Are Vaccinations for Prostate Cancer Realistic?