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Prostate Cancer

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Advances

Edited by Philippe E. Spiess

Moffitt Cancer Center, United States of America

In this book entitled "Prostate Cancer - Diagnostic and Therapeutic Advances", we highlight many of the significant advances made in our treatment armamentarium of prostate cancer. The book is subdivided into four sections termed: 1) novel diagnostic approaches, 2) surgical treatments options, 3) radiation therapy and its potential sequelae, and 4) medical management and its treatment complications. After reading the present book , readers will be very familiar with the major clinical advances made in our multifaceted treatment approach to prostate cancer over the past decade.This book is a tribute to our pioneering urologists and allied healthcare professionals who have continually pushed forward our traditional therapeutic envelope.

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Prostate CancerDiagnostic and Therapeutic AdvancesEdited by Philippe E. Spiess

Published: November 25th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/2271

ISBN: 978-953-307-319-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6590-3

Copyright year: 2011

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38057 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

12 Dimensions Citations


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1. Biomarkers of Aggressiveness in Prostate Cancer

By Cuvillier Olivier and Malavaud Bernard


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2. The Influence of Obesity on Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

By Piotr Bryniarski, Andrzej Paradysz and Mieczysław Fryczkowski


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3. Renewing Perspectives on Men's Prostate Cancer Literacy and Engagement Along the Disease Continuum

By Margareth Santos Zanchetta, Margot Kaszap, Marko Monteiro, Franklin Gorospe IV and Roger Pilon


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4. Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen as Biomarker and Therapeutic Target for Prostate Cancer

By Philipp Wolf


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5. Future of Prostate Biopsy: Who Will Get It and How?

By Tine Hajdinjak


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6. Radical Prostatectomy in High Risk Prostate Cancer

By Jorge Rioja, Carlos Blanco and Jorge Aranda


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7. High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) - An Alternative Choice in Prostate Cancer Treatment

By Umberto Maestroni and Francesco Ziglioli


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8. Radiotherapy in Prostate Cancer

By Tatjana Arsenijević, Kata Dabić Stanković, Miodrag Aćimović and Ljiljana Radošević Jelić


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9. Combination of Immunotherapy & Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

By Zsuzsanna Tabi, Lisa K. Spary and John Staffurth


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10. Bone Seeking Radiopharmaceuticals for Metastatic Bone Pain

By Marnix G.E.H. Lam and Bernard A. Zonnenberg


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11. Use of Radiobiological Modeling in Treatment Plan Evaluation and Optimization of Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy

By Panayiotis Mavroidis, Dimos Baltas, Bengt K. Lind and Nikos Papanikolaou


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12. Current Options and Future Directions in Castrate Resistant Prostate (CRPC)

By Suzanne Richter and Srikala S. Sridhar


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13. The Role of PDE-5 Inhibitors in Prostate Cancer

By Anindita Das, Fadi N. Salloum and Rakesh C. Kukreja


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14. Entering a New Era – Prostate Cancer Immuno-Therapy After the FDA Approval for Sipuleucel-T

By Thomas H. Brill


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15. Skeletal Related Events in Prostate Cancer: Important Therapeutic Considerations

By Miguel Álvarez Múgica, Jesús Ma Fernández Gómez, Antonio Jalón Monzón, Verónica Bulnes Vázquez, Erasmo Miguelez and Francisco Valle González


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16. Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

By Stanislav Ziaran


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17. A Review of Quality of Life Following Treatments for Localized Prostate Cancer

By Sunao Shoji


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18. Intermittent Androgen Suppression Therapy for Prostate Cancer Patients: A Choice for Improved Quality of Life?

By Gerhard Hamilton, Ulrike Olszewski-Hamilton and Gerhard Theyer


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