Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Science and Clinical Practice

1st Edition - July 7, 2003

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  • Editors: Jack Mydlo, Jack Mydlo, Ciril Godec, Ciril Godec
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080497891

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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.

Key Features

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@bul:* Provides a translational resource for scientists and clinicians working on prostate cancer
* Reviews current surgical interventions and highlights their related pitfalls
* Presents the latest laparoscopic techniques with figures and illustrations of step-by-step procedures
* Offers insight into the potential for novel approaches to treatment in the future
* Includes personal perspectives from patients

Readership

Oncologists specialising in prostate cancer, urologists, and basic researchers.

Table of Contents

  • A. ETIOLOGY, PATHOLOGY AND TUMOR BIOLOGY
    Population Screening for prostate Cancer and in testing high risk African-American men
    Molecular Mechanism of Prostate Cancer Invasion and Metastasis
    Does prostate cancer present more than one cancer?
    High-Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia
    Update on the Regulation of Apoptosis in Prostate Cancer
    Prostate Cancer with Other Primary Malignancies
    Angiogenesis, Growth Factors, Microvessel Density, p53 and p21 in Prostate Cancer
    Staging of Prostate Cancer, PSA Issues leading up to Prostate Biopsy and Biopsy Technique
    Prostate biopsy: Who, how and when?

    GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY AND HEREDITARY PREDISPOSITION, SCREENING AND COUNSELING
    Prostate Cancer Prevention: Strategies and Realities
    Genetic changes and their prognostic significance in Cancer

    EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Cancer of the Prostate (CaP) - Incidence in the US
    Race, Ethnicity, Religion, Marital Status and Prostate Cancer in the US
    Prostate Cancer: Detection & Biopsy Strategies
    Prostate Cancer Treatment Outcomes between African Americans & Caucasians
    Hereditary Prostate Cancer
    Breast and Prostate Cancer: A Comparisonof Two Common Endocrinologic Malignancies
    Artificial neural networks for predictive modeling in Prostate Cancer

    PREVENTION OF CAP
    Obesity, Aging and Immunity in Prostate Cancer
    The Role of Diet
    What 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 Cancer
    Prostate Cancer on the Internet: Review, 2002

    TREATMENT
    The Decision Making Progress for Prostate Cancer
    Expectant management in 2002: Rationale and indications

    SURGERY
    Is surgery still necessary for Prostate Cancer?
    Indications for pelvic lymphadenectomy
    The Surgical Anatomy of the Prostate
    Radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Principles of Peripheral Nerve Repair
    Radical prostatectomy: the retropubic antegrade approach
    Mini- lap Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy
    Radical Perineal Prostatectomy
    Stress Incontinences After Radical Prostatectomy
    Prognostic significance of Positive Surgical Margins
    Bloodless surgery and RRP
    Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
    Pitfalls of laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
    Robotics and RRP

    RADIATION THERAPY
    Does 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 Cancer

    HORMONAL/CHEMO THERAPY
    Osteoporosis and Prostate Cancer
    Neoadjuvant hormonal treatment prior to curative treatment in Prostate Cancer
    Androgen Independent Prostate Cancer: The Evolving Role of Chemotherapy
    Monotherapy with anti-androgens in the treatment of prostate cancer

    CRYOBLATION
    Is Cyroblation Here to Stay?
    Salvage Cryoblation of the Prostate

    PATIENT'S EXPERIENCES
    Quality of Life: Impact of Prostate Cancer and its Treatment
    Sexual aspects of Prostate Cancer Treatment
    Title to be agreed and supplied asap by M.Macdonald/ W. Gray

    GOVERNMENTAL POLICIES
    CaP Economics.

    NEW HORIZONS FOR CaP
    Molecular Therapeutics in Prostate Cancer
    Antioxidants & Phytotherapy
    What is the newest technology in treating CaP?
    Transrectal High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
    New Markers for Prostate Cancer Detection:What is on the horizon?
    Are Vaccinations for Prostate Cancer Realistic?

Product details

  • No. of pages: 608
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2003
  • Published: July 7, 2003
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080497891

About the Editors

Jack Mydlo

Jack Mydlo
Jack H. Mydlo, MD, FACS, is Professor and Chair of Urology at Temple University School of Medicine. A native of Brooklyn, he went to SUNY Buffalo for undergraduate work and then received his MD degree from SUNY Downstate Medical School in 1981. Following his urology residency at Montefiore Hospital/Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, he completed a three-year fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering in 1989. He returned to SUNY Downstate Medical School as an Assistant Professor of Urology and progressed to an Associate Professor of Urology. He accepted the position of Professor and Chair of Urology at Temple University Hospital in 2000. He is also the residency program director for the Urology Department.

Dr. Mydlo has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, several textbook chapters, and has edited two urological textbooks in renal and prostate cancer. His interests include urologic trauma, urologic oncology, and erectile dysfunction. He has lectured in numerous cities over the United States and Europe. He is a member of the American Urological Association as well as a member of the AUA Judicial and Ethics Committee, The Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA, The Philadelphia Urologic Society, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Urology, Temple University Hospital

Jack Mydlo

Jack Mydlo
Jack H. Mydlo, MD, FACS, is Professor and Chair of Urology at Temple University School of Medicine. A native of Brooklyn, he went to SUNY Buffalo for undergraduate work and then received his MD degree from SUNY Downstate Medical School in 1981. Following his urology residency at Montefiore Hospital/Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, he completed a three-year fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering in 1989. He returned to SUNY Downstate Medical School as an Assistant Professor of Urology and progressed to an Associate Professor of Urology. He accepted the position of Professor and Chair of Urology at Temple University Hospital in 2000. He is also the residency program director for the Urology Department.

Dr. Mydlo has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, several textbook chapters, and has edited two urological textbooks in renal and prostate cancer. His interests include urologic trauma, urologic oncology, and erectile dysfunction. He has lectured in numerous cities over the United States and Europe. He is a member of the American Urological Association as well as a member of the AUA Judicial and Ethics Committee, The Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA, The Philadelphia Urologic Society, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Urology, Temple University Hospital

Ciril Godec

Dr. Ciril J. Godec completed Medical School in 1963 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In 1969, he passed the Urology Board in Ljubljana. In 1972, Dr. Godec completed his Ph.D. on Rehabilitation of the Neurogenic Bladder under the mentorship of Prof. Dimitrievich from Baylor University. In 1972, as a Fulbright Scholar, he researched bladder dysfunction under Dr. Saul Boyarsky, Professor and Chair of Urology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. After delivering a lecture at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Godec was invited to stay and do research work at St. Paul-Ramsey Hospital. In 1979, he passed his Urology Board in the United States, and shortly thereafter, became the Co-Chief of Urology at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

In 1983, Dr. Godec relocated to New York City to become Chair of Urology and local residency coordinator at Long Island College Hospital. In 2000, Dr. Godec became Professor of Urology at Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn, New York. In 2013, he was invited to become the Urology Residency Director and Associate Chief of the Division of Urology at Maimonides Medical Center, the position he still occupies today.

During his career, Dr. Godec has been involved as co-investigator in four NIH grants. He has published 105 articles, five book chapters, 41 abstracts, and numerous presentations at national and international meetings, as well as 60 articles in non-medical newspapers. He has served as a reviewer for Urology and was on editorial boards of two medical journals. In 2003, Drs. Mydlo and Godec edited the first edition of Prostate Cancer.

Dr. Godec has lectured and performed surgery at many medical schools around the world to demonstrate his technique of open bloodless surgery for prostate cancer. At Downstate Medical School in the Department of Urology, he was selected as the Teacher of the Year twice, in 2006 and 2011. In 2015, while at Maimonides Medical Center, he was selected again as the Teacher of the Year.

In 2009, Dr. Godec received a lifetime achievement award from Cobble Hill Medical Center in Brooklyn, where he served as a Board Member until recently. He has been listed in Best Doctors in the US and in New York City, and is also a member of many medical professional societies, including AMA and AUA.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Urology, Long Island College Hospital

Ciril Godec

Dr. Ciril J. Godec completed Medical School in 1963 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In 1969, he passed the Urology Board in Ljubljana. In 1972, Dr. Godec completed his Ph.D. on Rehabilitation of the Neurogenic Bladder under the mentorship of Prof. Dimitrievich from Baylor University. In 1972, as a Fulbright Scholar, he researched bladder dysfunction under Dr. Saul Boyarsky, Professor and Chair of Urology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. After delivering a lecture at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Godec was invited to stay and do research work at St. Paul-Ramsey Hospital. In 1979, he passed his Urology Board in the United States, and shortly thereafter, became the Co-Chief of Urology at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

In 1983, Dr. Godec relocated to New York City to become Chair of Urology and local residency coordinator at Long Island College Hospital. In 2000, Dr. Godec became Professor of Urology at Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn, New York. In 2013, he was invited to become the Urology Residency Director and Associate Chief of the Division of Urology at Maimonides Medical Center, the position he still occupies today.

During his career, Dr. Godec has been involved as co-investigator in four NIH grants. He has published 105 articles, five book chapters, 41 abstracts, and numerous presentations at national and international meetings, as well as 60 articles in non-medical newspapers. He has served as a reviewer for Urology and was on editorial boards of two medical journals. In 2003, Drs. Mydlo and Godec edited the first edition of Prostate Cancer.

Dr. Godec has lectured and performed surgery at many medical schools around the world to demonstrate his technique of open bloodless surgery for prostate cancer. At Downstate Medical School in the Department of Urology, he was selected as the Teacher of the Year twice, in 2006 and 2011. In 2015, while at Maimonides Medical Center, he was selected again as the Teacher of the Year.

In 2009, Dr. Godec received a lifetime achievement award from Cobble Hill Medical Center in Brooklyn, where he served as a Board Member until recently. He has been listed in Best Doctors in the US and in New York City, and is also a member of many medical professional societies, including AMA and AUA.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Urology, Long Island College Hospital

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