Key Features

  • Outlines the steps after diagnosis to guide you through formulating a treatment or patient care plan.
  • Emphasizes important points—such as new blood antibody testing as a supplement to PSA testing to identify patients at risk for prostate cancer—with “key points” boxes at the beginning of each chapter and pedagogic features throughout.
  • Summarizes the process of accurately diagnosing and staging cancer in a logical, almost algorithmic, approach for easy reference.
  • Discusses the treatment of early-stage disease so you have clear options for care.
  • Complements the procedures outlined in the text with full-color photographs and line drawings to reinforce your understanding of the material.
  • Features a CD-ROM showing video clips of diagnostic procedures, as well as all of the images, tables, and drawings from the text to help you better manage your patients.

Details

No. of pages:
312
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323415651
eBook ISBN:
9780323249041
Print ISBN:
9781416045755
eBook ISBN:
9781455708840

About the author

Li-Ming Su

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Urology, Director of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD