Cancer of the Prostate

  • I. W. F. Hanham
  • B. Reyes
Part of the UICC International Union Against Cancer book series (UICCI)


Prostatic cancer is one of the important causes of morbidity and mortality in middle-aged and elderly males in developed Western countries. About one in every ten men can be expected to develop clinically evident carcinoma of the prostate during his lifetime. Prostatic carcinoma is also interesting because of the very high incidence of latent disease and because of its hormone dependency.


Prostate Specific Antigen Prostatic Carcinoma Digital Rectal Examination Luteinizing Hormone Release Hormone Cyproterone Acetate 
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References and Further Reading

  1. Wilding G, Lippman ME (1989) Prostate cancer. In: Magrath I, New directions in cancer treatment. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 39: 26–s entire issue is devoted to the early detection and diagnosis of prostate cancer)Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

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  • I. W. F. Hanham
  • B. Reyes

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