Prostate Cancer

  • Rosa Park
  • Matthew KaagEmail author


Prostate cancer is a common malignancy among American males but is associated with a remarkably low mortality rate. Management options for this disease include active surveillance, surgical resection, radiotherapy, and hormone manipulation. This chapter discusses diagnosis and management, as well as the controversy around the role of serum marker-based screening for prostate cancer.


Prostate Prostate specific antigen Prostatectomy Gleason score 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of UrologyPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA

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