Urologic Oncology

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780721600031
eBook ISBN: 9781437712940
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 5th November 2004
Page Count: 832


This is the premier resource for urologic oncology. The cornerstone title in the field of urologic oncology, all of the information you need is written in a concise format by recognized experts. This edition includes expanded sections on laparascopy, the use of MR imaging to identify prostate tumors, and advances in brachytherapy - all of which makes this book a must have for all urology practices.

Key Features

  • Streamlined chapters that sift through the non-essential information, allowing users to spend more time on gaining the diagnosis and treatment information they really need.
  • Expanded section on laparoscopic procedures provides the most up to date information on this rapidly emerging field of urology.
  • New chapter on quality of life and outcomes helps practitioners understand the long-term effects of indicated
  • The introduction of molecular biology into all applicable chapters, yielding comprehensive coverage of all aspects of diagnosis and treatment.

Table of Contents

Section I: Principles of Oncologic Oncology

Chapter 1: The Molecular Biology of Urologic

Chapter 2: Genetic Considerations and Gene

Chapter 3: General Principles of Radiation Therapy

Chapter 4: General Principles of Chemotherapy

Chapter 5: Immunotherapy: Basic Guidelines

Chapter 6: Health Related Quality of Life Issues

Chapter 7: Image Guided Minimally Invasive Therapy

Section II: Adrenal Gland

Chapter 8: Adrenal Tumors

Chapter 9: Open and Laparoscopic Surgery of Adrenal Tumors

Section III: Kidney and Ureter

Chapter 10: Diagnosis and Staging of Renal Cell Cancer

Chapter 11: Renal Cell Carcinoma: Localized Disease

Chapter 12: Surgery of Renal Cell Carcinoma, Including Partial Nephrectomy

Chapter 13: Laparoscopic Nephrectomy and Partial Nephrectomy

Chapter 14: Treatment of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

Chapter 15: Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Renal Cell Pelvis and Ureter: Evaluation and Treatment

Chapter 16: Surgery for Upper Tract Transitional Cell Carcinoma

Section IV: Bladder

Chapter 17: Diagnosis and Staging of Bladder Cancer

Chapter 18: Superficial Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder: Management and Prognosis

Chapter 19: Invasive Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder: Management and Prognosis

Chapter 20: Transurethral Surgery of Bladder Tumors

Chapter 21: Partial and Radical Cystectomy

Chapter 22: Transurethral Surgery Plus Chemo-Radiation for Selective Bladder Preservation

Chapter 23: Non-Continent and Continent Cutaneous Urinary Diversion

Chapter 24: Orthotopic Bladder Substitution in the Male and Female

Section V: Prostate Gland and Seminal Vesicles

Chapter 25: Cancer of the Prostate: Detection and Staging


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