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Urological Oncology


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  • A professional resource for urologists, uro-oncologists, oncologists at all levels involved in the care of uro-oncology patients

  • Offers a multi-disciplinary and multiprofessional approach to the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care of patients being investigated and treated for urological malignancies

  • International appeal particularly in the UK, Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand and Canada where advanced Nurse Practitioners are commonplace

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Table of contents (51 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix
  2. Normal Cell

    • Ray K. Iles
    Pages 1-38
  3. Experimental Urological Oncology: Cellular, Molecular, and Animal

    • Prabhakar Rajan, Hing Yip Leung
    Pages 39-49
  4. Genetics and Genito-Urinary Cancer

    • Mark R. Morris, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 51-69
  5. Principles and Design Considerations of Clinical Trials

    • Bo Hu, Michael W. Kattan
    Pages 71-84
  6. Non-Interventional Imaging in Genitourinary Cancer

    • Shirish G. Prabhudesai, Audrey E. T. Jacques, Anju Sahdev
    Pages 85-134
  7. Nuclear Medicine in Urological Cancer

    • John Buscombe
    Pages 135-156
  8. Clinical Emergencies in Genito-Urinary Cancers

    • Lewis Chan, Andrew J. Richards
    Pages 157-170
  9. Diet and GU Cancers

    • Ali Panah, Chandran Tanabalan
    Pages 209-221
  10. The Anaesthetic Management of Patients with Genitourinary Cancer

    • Rajesh Mehta, Ravishankar Rao Baikady
    Pages 223-251
  11. Laparoscopy and Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopy in Uro-oncological Surgery

    • Lukas Lusuardi, Günter Janetschek
    Pages 253-275
  12. Principles of Chemotherapy for Genitourinary Cancer

    • Gary Frenette, Derek Raghavan
    Pages 277-297
  13. Principles of Radiotherapy in Urologic Tumors

    • Irwin H. Lee, Howard M. Sandler
    Pages 299-310
  14. Palliative Care in Urological Cancer

    • Jana Jeyakumar, David J. Feuer
    Pages 311-322
  15. Life After Urological Cancer – Psychological Issues

    • Paul Symonds, Karen W. E. Lord, Alex J. Mitchell
    Pages 323-335
  16. Renal Cell Carcinoma: Overview

    • Christopher J. Ricketts, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 337-344
  17. Renal Cancer – Epidemiology and Aetiology

    • Adam Alleemudder, Amlesh Seth, Vinod H. Nargund
    Pages 345-352
  18. Pathology of Renal Cancer

    • Abigail Lee, Sohail Ibrahim Baithun
    Pages 353-366

About this book

With a fully updated look at urological cancers and a comprehensive approach to the basic principles behind chemotherapy, radiotherapy and gene therapy, Urological Oncology, 2nd Edition addresses the advances in MRI, hormone therapy, anesthesia for minimally invasive surgery, drug trials, new therapeutic techniques as well as the new histological types of renal cancer, bringing this second edition fully up-to-date with current practices.


Through investigations and multidisciplinary management, Urological Oncology, 2nd Edition reflects the editors’ vast experience in treating all urological cancers, and the broad international contributions reflect the urological oncology practice in other developed countries including the United States. Urological Oncology, 2nd Edition will be a valuable tool for residents, specialists, nurse practitioners and other medical personnel in Urology, Radiotherapy, Oncology and Palliative Medicine involved in the treatment of urological cancers.


  • surgical oncology


“This comprehensive textbook provides the reader with a noteworthy survey dedicated to all aspects of urological oncology. … Various areas have been addressed such as urology, oncology, radiation therapy, radiology, palliative and supportive care. … All practitioners, whatever their specialty, will find comprehensive theoretical and practical information in this well-prepared and illustrated textbook.” (European Urology Today, Vol. 27 (5), October-December, 2015)

“This can be considered a mini-textbook of urologic oncology, providing an overview of all of the major organ systems involved with urological cancers. … This is a very useful guide for trainees and those with a general interest in urological oncology. … this is a useful reference for those who need to learn more about the challenges of urological oncology.” (Leonard G. Gomella, Doody’s Book Reviews, April, 2015)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Urology, Homerton University Hospital & Formerly St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom

    Vinod H. Nargund

  • Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, USA

    Derek Raghavan

  • Radiation Oncology, Cedars Sinai Cancer Center, Los Angeles, USA

    Howard M. Sandler

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Urological Oncology

  • Editors: Vinod H. Nargund, Derek Raghavan, Howard M. Sandler

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer London

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag London 2015

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-0-85729-481-4

  • eBook ISBN: 978-0-85729-482-1

  • Edition Number: 2

  • Number of Pages: XIX, 907

  • Number of Illustrations: 65 b/w illustrations, 71 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Oncology, Urology, Radiology, Cancer Therapy, Surgery

  • Industry Sectors: Biotechnology, Health & Hospitals, Pharma

Buying options

USD 169.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-0-85729-482-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)