Bladder Cancer: Biology, Diagnosis and Management

Hardcover | May 1, 1999

EditorKonstantinos Syrigos, Donald Skinner

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Bladder cancer represents a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and presents major problems in detection and management. This book will review comprehensively the current understanding of the biology, pathophysiology and urological oncology of the disease, looking at theproblems and potential solutions. Fully illustrated including a colour plate section, it will include chapters on both the scientific and clinical principles, emphasising molecular biology, pathogenesis, detection and experimental therapeutics, and focusing on new developments in clinical research.The contributors are international and well known in the area.

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Bladder cancer represents a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and presents major problems in detection and management. This book will review comprehensively the current understanding of the biology, pathophysiology and urological oncology of the disease, looking at theproblems and potential solutions. Fully illustr...

Konstantinos Syrigos is at Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital. Donald Skinner is at University of Southern California.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:May 1, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192630385

ISBN - 13:9780192630384

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IntroductionSurgical anatomy of the bladderEpidemiology of bladder cancerScreening for bladder cancerAnimal models for the study of bladder cancerPathology of bladder cancerBiology of bladder cancerThe role of adhesion molecules in bladder cancer pathologyClinical presentation and investigation of bladder cancerPrognostic factors in the management of invasive bladder cancerThe management of superficial bladder cancerSurgical treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancerRadiotherapy in the management of muscle-invasive bladder cancerSystemic chemotherapy of muscle-invasive bladder cancerIntegration of cytotoxic chemotherapy into management of muscle-invasive bladder cancerIntravesical chemotherapy of bladder cancerImmunotherapy of bladder cancerNovel therapeutic strategies for bladder cancerGene therapy of bladder cancerLocally induced hyperthermia in bladder cancerAlternative urinary resevoirs and conduits: state of the sciencePalliative care for patients with bladder cancerThe role of the research nurse in the management of bladder cancer patients