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Diagnosis and treatment of genitourinary malignancies

Author: Kenneth J Pienta
Publisher: [Boston?] : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1996]
Series: Cancer treatment and research.
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Section One, `Diagnostic advances: the use of molecular medicine in the diagnosis and prognosis of GU malignancies', details how epidemiologic studies and new molecular techniques are impacting  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Diagnosis and treatment of genitourinary malignancies.
[Boston?] : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1996]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Pienta
ISBN: 0792341643 9780792341642
OCLC Number: 35229144
Description: vi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface; K.J. Pienta. Diagnostic Advances: The Use of Molecular Medicine in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of GU Malignancies. 1. Epidemiology of Prostate and Bladder Cancer: An Overview; R.K. Ross. 2. Von-Hipple Lindau Syndrome: Hereditary Cancer Arising from Inherited Mutations of the VHL Tumor Suppressor Gene; J.S. Humphrey, et al. 3. New Pathologic Techniques for Diagnosing GU Malignancies; K.J. Wojno. 4. Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) to Detect Prostate Cancer Micrometastases in the Blood; K.-L. Yao, et al. 5. Successful Separation Between Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Prostate Cancer by Measurement of Free and Complexed PSA; H. Lilja, U.-H. Stenman. Surgical and Radiation Advances. 6. Retroperitoneal Lymphadenectomy in Staging and Treatment of Clinical Stage I and II Nonseminomatous Testes Cancer (NSGCT): The Development of Nerve Sparing Techniques; J.P. Donohue. 7. Current Therapy for Invasive Bladder Cancer; J.E. Montie. 8. Beyond the Nerve Sparing Radical Prostatectomy; R.C. Smith, et al. 9. 3-D Conformational Therapy for Prostate Cancer; P.J. Chuba, et al. 10. Cryoablation of the Prostate: Treatment Alternative for Localized Prostate Cancer; J.K. Cohen, et al. Medical Advances. 11. The Chemoprevention of Prostate Cancer and the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial; O.W. Brawley, I.M. Thompson. 12. Total Androgen Blockade for Prostate Cancer: The End Does Not Justify the Means; M. Javle, D. Raghavan. 13. Therapy for Hormone Resistant Prostate Cancer: No Longer a Myth; D.P. Petrylak, B. Abi-Rashid. 14. Renal, Bladder, and Prostate Cancers: Gene Therapy; M.A. Carducci, J.W. Simons. 15. The Role of Immunotherapy in Urologic Malignancies; Y.A. Abubakr, B.G. Redman. 16. Assessing Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Genitourinary Malignancies; M. Litwin. Indexes.
Series Title: Cancer treatment and research.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth J. Pienta.


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