Prostate Cancer

1st Edition

The Team Approach

Authors:

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

    Table of 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)
  • Details

    No. of pages:
    224
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 1950
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby Ltd.
    Print ISBN:
    9780723433057