Prostate Cancer: Science And Clinical Practice by Jack H. Mydlo

Prostate Cancer: Science And Clinical Practice

byJack H. MydloEditorCiril J. Godec

Hardcover | October 13, 2015

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Prostate Cancer, Science and Clinical Practice, Second Edition,continues to be an important translational reference that bridges the gap between science and clinical medicine. It reviews the biological processes that can be implicated in the disease, reviews current treatments, highlights the pitfalls where relevant, and examines the scientific developments that might result in future treatments.

Key chapters from the previous edition have been updated, and a plethora of new chapters describe new concepts of prostate cancer biology and newly developed therapeutics. Each chapter has been written by internationally recognized specialists on prostate cancer epidemiology, genetic susceptibility, cancer metastases, prostate physiology, proteomics, new therapeutics, and clinical trials.



  • Presents a comprehensive, translational source for all aspects of prostate cancer in one reference work
  • Provides a common language for cancer researchers, oncologists, and urologists to discuss prostate tumors and how prostate cancer metastases affects other major organ systems
  • Offers insights to research clinicians, giving them a key understanding the molecular basis of prostate cancer
  • Offers insights to cancer researchers into how clinical observations and practices can feed back into the research cycle and, therefore, can contribute to the development of more targeted genomic and proteomic assays

About The Author

Jack H. Mydlo, MD, FACS, is Professor and Chair of Urology at Temple University School of Medicine. A native of Brooklyn, he went to SUNY Buffalo for undergraduate work and then received his MD degree from SUNY Downstate Medical School in 1981. Following his urology residency at Montefiore Hospital/Einstein College of Medicine in the B...
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Title:Prostate Cancer: Science And Clinical PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 13, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128000775

ISBN - 13:9780128000779

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Table of Contents

Part I: Etiology, Pathology and Tumor Biology

Part II: Genetic Susceptibility and Hereditary Predisposition, Screening and Counseling

Part III: Epidemiology

Part IV: Prevention of Prostate Cancer

Part V: Conservative Management

Part VI: Surgery

Part VII: Radiation Therapy

Part VIII: Clinical dilemmas

Part IX: Advanced prostate cancer

Part X: Cryoablation, HIFU and Focal Therapy

Part XI: Cryoablation, HIFU and Focal Therapy

Part XII: Govermental Policies

Part XIII: New Horizons for Prostate Cancer