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Therapy for Genitourinary Cancer

  • Herbert Lepor
  • Russell K. Lawson

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 59)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Leslie M. Rainwater, Horst Zincke
    Pages 53-63
  3. Roger W. Byhardt, J. Frank Wilson
    Pages 65-74
  4. John P. Donohue, Richard Bihrle, Richard S. Foster
    Pages 89-97
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 153-159

About this book

Introduction

Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the diag­ nosis or management of a particular malignancy? The few general oncology textbooks are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized journals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are more 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 overviews 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 that 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, and 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, genitourinary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc.; and second, by asking eminent authorities in each of these areas to edit a volume on the specific topic on an annual or biannual basis. Each topic and tumor type is covered in a volume appearing frequently and predictably, discussing current diag­ nosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities, basic biology, and more.

Keywords

DNA brachytherapy carcinoma cell morbidity prostate cancer prostatectomy radiotherapy renal cell carcinoma surgery tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • Herbert Lepor
    • 1
  • Russell K. Lawson
    • 1
  1. 1.The Medical College of WisconsinFroedtert Memorial Lutheran HospitalMilwaukeeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-3502-7
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-6553-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-3502-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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