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Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Clinical Management



Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Clinical Management

Ashutosh K. Tewari (Editor), Peter Whelan (Editor), John D. Graham (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-34739-3 December 2013 Wiley-Blackwell 352 Pages


Do you manage patients with prostate cancer? 

Could you use an expert guide examining all possible management options?

Prostate Cancer: diagnosis and clinical management providesurologists and oncologists of all levels with up-to-date, evidence-based guidance to the diagnosis, treatment and clinical management of a disease which accounts for a quarter of all cancers affecting men.

Designed to be as practical and accessible as possible, leading experts discuss key issues in prostate cancer management and examine how to deliver best practice in the clinical care of their patients.  Topics covered include:

  • What must be considered when counseling newly-diagnosed cancer patients
  • Radical surgery options for prostate cancer
  • Novel therapies for localized prostate cancer
  • How should metastatic prostate cancer be diagnostic and managed
  • What are the best methods of administering end of life care for the patient

Brought to you by a highly experienced editor team, and containing key points, management algorithms, practice tips and the latest AUA and EAU clinical guidelines, this is the ideal consultation tool for doctors both on the wards and in the office.

Contributors, vii

Preface, x

1 Prostate Cancer Epidemiology, 1
Annie Darves-Bornoz, Joe Park, and Aaron Katz

2 Diagnosis and Screening, 16
Yiannis Philippou, Harveer Dev, and Prasanna Sooriakumaran

3 Understanding the Histopathology, 34
Jon Oxley

4 Markers in Prostate Cancer, 49
Philippa J. Cheetham

5 Imaging, 72
Jonathan Richenberg

6 Counseling the Patient with Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer, Stage by Stage, 116
Nicholas James Smith and William Richard Cross

7 Active Surveillance in the Management of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer, 136
L. Boccon-Gibod

8 Radical Surgery, 145
Adnan Ali and Ashutosh Tewari

9 Radiation Therapy in the Management of Prostate Cancer, 170
J. Conibear and P.J. Hoskin

10 Novel Therapies for Localized Prostate Cancer, 191
Massimo Valerio, Mark Emberton, Manit Arya, and Hashim U. Ahmed

11 Posttherapy Follow-up and First Intervention, 211
Ernesto R. Cordeiro, Anastasios Anastasiadis, Matias Westendarp, Jean J.M.C.H. de la Rosette, and Theo M. de Reijke

12 Managing Rising PSA in Naive and Posttherapy Patients, 230
George Thalmann and Martin Spahn

13 Diagnosis and Management of Metastatic Prostate Cancer, 245
Bertrand Tombal and Frederic Lecouvet

14 New Therapies in Hormone Relapsed Disease, 265
Carmel Pezaro, Aurelius Omlin, Diletta Bianchini, and Johann de Bono

15 End of Life Care in Prostate Cancer, 287
John D. Graham

16 The Long Perspective: Prostate Cancer as a Chronic Disease, 298
Peter Whelan

17 The Future: What’s in the Toolkit for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment?, 313
Norman J. Maitland

Index, 331

Color plate section can be found facing page 148