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Urologic Oncology

  • Herbert Lepor
  • Timothy L. Ratliff

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 46)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Alan Angell, Martin I. Resnick
    Pages 1-13
  3. Michael O. Koch, W. Scott McDougal
    Pages 55-64
  4. Paul A. Hatcher, George D. Webster
    Pages 85-122
  5. David M. Nanus, George J. Bosl
    Pages 143-158
  6. Gerald R. Cunha, Annemarie A. Donjacour
    Pages 159-175
  7. J. T. Isaacs, N. Kyprianou
    Pages 177-193
  8. David J. Mikkelsen, Timothy L. Ratliff
    Pages 195-211
  9. Arie Belldegrun, Steven A. Rosenberg
    Pages 213-233
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 235-243

About this book

Introduction

Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the diagnosis or management of a particular malignancy? The few general oncology text­ books are generally out of the date. Single papers in specialized journals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are often preliminary reports on a very limited number of patients. Certain general journals frequently publish good in depth reviews of cancer topics, and published symposium lectures are often the best overviewes available. Unfortunately, these reviews and supplements appear sporadically, and the reader can never be sure when a topic of special interest will be covered. Cancer Treatment and Research is a series of authoritative volumes which aim to meet this need. it is an attempt to establish a critical mass of oncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, revised frequently to keep the coverage up to date, easily available on a single library shelf or by a single personal subscription. We have approached the problem in the following fashion. First, by dividing the oncology literature into specific subdivisions such as lung cancer, genito­ urinary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc. Second, by asking eminent authori­ ties in each of these areas to edit a volume on the specific topic on an annual or biannual basis. Each optic and tumor type is covered in a volume appear­ ing frequently and predictably, discussing current diagnosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities, basic biology, and more.

Keywords

Staging cancer cancer treatment carcinoma cell chemotherapy cystectomy immunotherapy laser oncology prostate cancer prostatectomy tumor ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • Herbert Lepor
    • 1
  • Timothy L. Ratliff
    • 1
  1. 1.The Jewish Hospital of St. LouisWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-1595-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-8883-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-1595-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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