Cancer of the Testis

  • M. Pilar Laguna
  • Peter Albers
  • Carsten Bokemeyer
  • Jerome P. Richie

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Classification and Risk factors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ferran Algaba, Isabell A. Sesterhenn
      Pages 3-26
    3. Leendert H. J. Looijenga
      Pages 27-63
  3. Diagnostic and Staging of Testicular Germ cell tumors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Nathan Lawrentschuk, Damien M. Bolton
      Pages 67-74
    3. Maria De Santis, Mark Bachner, Nathan Lawrentschuk, Gregory S. Jack, Damien M. Bolton
      Pages 75-94
    4. Graham M. Mead, W. Bedford Waters, Wesley M. White
      Pages 95-113
    5. Paul J. Turek, Ewa Rajpert-De Meyts, Gedske Daugaard, Niels E. Skakkebaek
      Pages 115-121
  4. Primary Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Brett S. Carver, Axel Heidenreich, Pramod Sogani
      Pages 125-130
    3. Brian A. VanderBrink, Ernesto Reggio, Lee Richstone, Louis R. Kavoussi
      Pages 131-137
  5. Treatment of Stage I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Michael A. S. Jewett, Jerome P. Richie, Peter Albers
      Pages 147-166
    3. Tim Oliver, Peter W. M. Chung, Tom Powles, Michael A. S. Jewett
      Pages 167-181
  6. Treatment of advanced stages

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Christian Kollmannsberger, Carsten Bokemeyer
      Pages 185-195
    3. Padraig R. Warde, Alan Horwich
      Pages 197-205
    4. Aude Fléchon, Jean-Pierre Droz
      Pages 207-223
    5. Jay D. Raman, Peter Albers, Joel Sheinfeld
      Pages 225-236
    6. Kenneth A. Kesler, Stephen D. W. Beck
      Pages 237-243
    7. Ton A. Roeleveld, Simon Horenblas
      Pages 245-252
    8. Gedske Daugaard, Martin H. Fenner
      Pages 253-261
    9. Paul D. Maroni, Friedemann U. Honecker, Richard S. Foster
      Pages 263-271
  7. Late effects and Follow-up

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
    2. Sophie D. Fosså, Lois B. Travis, Alv A. Dahl
      Pages 275-287
    3. Gedske Daugaard, Fiona McDonald, Elisabeth Carlsen, Robert Huddart
      Pages 289-299
    4. Vassilios Tzortzis, M. Pilar Laguna Pes, Jerome P. Richie
      Pages 301-318
  8. Testicular Cancer in Childhood and Non-Germ cell tumors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 319-319
    2. Jonathan H. Ross
      Pages 321-327
    3. Walter Albrecht, John P. Stein
      Pages 329-334
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 335-347

About this book


Cancer of the Testis presents a thorough account of every aspect of this disease, including histology, risk factors, prognosis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, there is a focus on the pertinent issues of fertility, late effects of primary therapy, follow-up after primary treatment and testicular cancer in childhood.

With an international authorship comprised of many of the key contributors to the field, this book brings together a rich and balanced range of perspectives.

A state-of-the-art reference volume on testicular cancer, this book is essential reading for urologists, medical oncologists and radio-oncologists.

M. Pilar Laguna, MD PhD, is an Associate Professor in Urology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Peter Albers, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Urology at Dusseldorf University, Germany.

Carsten Bokemeyer, MD, is Director of Oncology and Hematology at Hubertus Wald Tumorzentrum at the University Medical Center in Hamburg, Germany.

Jerome P. Richie, MD, is the Elliot C. Cutler Professor of Urologic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Urology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA.


Testicular Cancer Testis

Editors and affiliations

  • M. Pilar Laguna
    • 1
  • Peter Albers
    • 2
  • Carsten Bokemeyer
    • 3
  • Jerome P. Richie
    • 4
  1. 1.Academic Medical Center, Dept. UrologyUniversity of Amsterdam AmsterdamNetherlands
  2. 2.Urologische KlinikKlinikum Kassel GmbHKasselGermany
  3. 3.Zentrum für Innere Medizin, Klinik für Onkologie, Hämatologie undUniversitätsklinikum Hamburg-EppendorfHamburgGermany
  4. 4.Division of UrologyBrigham & Women’s HospitalBostonUSA

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