Prostate Cancer

1st Edition

The Team Approach


  • Fray Marshall
  • Leslie Moffat
  • Malcolm Mason
  • Timothy Wilt
    • Print ISBN 9780723433057

    Table of Contents

  • 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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    About the authors

    Fray Marshall

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Urology, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Director, Adult Urology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD

    Leslie Moffat

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant Urologist, Department of Urology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland

    Malcolm Mason

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Velindre Hospital

    Timothy Wilt

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor, Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Univerity of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN