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International Symposium on the Treatment of Carcinoma of the Prostate, Berlin, November 13 to 15, 1969 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080175720, 9781483187112

International Symposium on the Treatment of Carcinoma of the Prostate, Berlin, November 13 to 15, 1969

1st Edition

Life Science Monographs

Editors: G. Raspé W. Brosig
eBook ISBN: 9781483187112
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1971
Page Count: 220
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International Symposium on the Treatment of Carcinoma of the Prostate, Berlin, November 13 to 15, 1969 presents a resolution to the doubts and uncertainty in the treatment of carcinoma and formulate a new policy for handling. It discusses the basis of hormonal treatment of prostatic cancer. The focus of study is the pharmacological aspects of prostate cancer treatment.
Some of the topics covered in the book are the metabolism of testosterone in the prostate, the use of stilbestrol diphosphate in treating prostate cancer, the pathology of prostate cancer, and the cardiovascular complications of the disease. The subjects on orchiectomy and adrenalectomy are covered. The modern radiotherapy is discussed. The text identifies the use of radioactive isotopes. An analysis of the irradiation of the hypophysis is presented. A chapter of the volume is devoted to the cytotoxic agents in prostate carcinoma treatment. Another section of the book focuses on application of cryo-therapy. The book will provide useful information to doctors, oncologists, radiologists, students and researchers.

Table of Contents


Basis of Hormonal Treatment of Prostatic Cancer

Hormonal Treatment of Cancer of the Prostate - Pharmacological Aspects


The Metabolism of Testosterone in the Prostate


Pharmacological Aspects on the Treatment of Prostatic Carcinoma with Stilbestrol Diphosphate


Pathology of Cancer of Prostate


Hormonal Dependency of Prostatic Carcinoma in Tissue Culture

The Incidence of Cardivascular Complications in Prostatic Cancer


Methods of Hormonal Treatment including Orchiectomy and Adrenalectomy

Total Perineal Prostatectomy in 398 Patients with Cancer of the Prostate


Vasico-urethral Anastomosis


Posterior Capsule

Intra- and Postoperative Problems

Total Perineal Prostatectomy (Demonstration by Film)

Modern Radiotherapy of Prostatic Cancer


The Use of Radioactive Isotopes in the Management of Prostate Cancer


Irradiation of Hypophysis for advanced Cancer of the Prostate with Metastases


Cytotoxic Agents in the Treatment of Prostatic Carcinoma

Experiences with 84 Cases treated with Honvan


Tissue Culture Studies - Preliminary Report

Experiences with Cyproterone Acetate and Related Drugs in the Treatment of Prostatic Disease

Cyproterone Acetate Treatment of Disseminated Prostatic Cancer and Benign Nodular Hyperplasia

Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy with Progestogens including Gestonorone Caproate


Use of Cyproterone Acetate in Stages III and IV

Cyproterone Therapy in Stage IV

High Dosages of Stilboestrol

Indicator of Oestrogen Effect

Steroids in Urine under Gestagen

Hormone Dependency of the Tumor

Panel Discussion

Hormone Dosage

Sexual Potency after Total Prostatectomy

Incontinence following Radical Prostatectomy

Surgical Treatment of Incontinence

Prevention of Incontinence

Radical Prostatectomy and Orchiectomy

Therapeutic Principles in the Different Stages of Prostatic Cancer

Subcapsular versus Total Orchiectomy

Surgical Mortality


Pathological Grading of Prostatic Cancers

Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy following Open Perineal Biopsy

Oestrogen, Orchiectomy and Combined Therapy

Frequency of Prostatic Cancer

Early Diagnosis of Prostatic Cancer

Prevention of Suspected Cardio-vascular Complications

Testosterone Shock Therapy

Treatment-Individual Proceeding


Occult Carcinoma

Stage A Cancer

Timing of Radical Prostatectomy

Stage B Cancer

Stage C Cancer

Stage D Cancer

Closing Address


Name Index

Closing Addresses


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