Urologic Oncology

1st Edition

Authors: Jerome Richie Anthony D'Amico
Hardcover 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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About the Author

Jerome Richie

Affiliations and Expertise

Elliott C. Cutler Professor of Urologic Surgery, Chief of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Anthony D'Amico

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Genitourinary Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA