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Strategy for the Application of Therapy in Prostate Cancer

  • Christopher J. Logothetis
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 617)

The rational application of integrated multidisciplinary therapy of prostate cancer (PC) requires an understanding of the determinants of cancer progression and response to therapy to successfully treat common adult cancers. In the successful examples of therapy application agents (chemotherapy, biologics) and other modalities (radiation, surgery) are applied on the basis of clinical biology during specific intervals in progression. Thus integrating the knowledge of clinical biology with an appreciation for the determinants is central to therapy development.

Keywords

Prostate Cancer Gleason Score Serum Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Prostate Cancer Progression Androgen Ablation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher J. Logothetis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GU Medical Oncology UTMD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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