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Urological Oncology

As a professional resource for all doctors, oncologists and urologists involved in the care of uro-oncology patients, this book puts emphasis on developing advanced practice with in-depth discussions to support evidence based, patient focused care. Urological Oncology, Second Edition offers an updated multi-disciplinary and multi professional approach to the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care of patients being investigated and treated for urological malignancies. Mainly aimed at oncologists and urologists, it is also useful for general physicians as well as trainee nurses and nurse practitioners in urology / urological oncology.
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Table of Contents

1. Normal Cell.- 2. Experimental Urological Oncology: Cellular, Molecular, and Animal.- 3. Genetics and Genito-Urinary Cancer.- 4. Principles and Design Considerations of Clinical Trials.- 5. Non-Interventional Imaging in Genitourinary Cancer.- 6. Nuclear Medicine in Urological Cancer.- 7. Clinical Emergencies in Genito-Urinary Cancers.- 8. Clinical Aspects of Urological Cancers Including Haematuria and Haematospermia.- 9. Renal Failure, Dialysis and Transplantation: In the Management of Renal Cell Carcinoma (Solitary Kidney and Bilateral Renal Tumors).- 10. Diet and GU Cancers.- 11. The Anesthetic Management of Patients with Genitourinary Cancer.- 12. Laparoscopy and Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopy in Uro-Oncological Surgery.- 13. Principles of Chemotherapy for Genitourinary Cancer.- 14. Principles of Radiotherapy in Genito-urinary Cancers.- 15. Palliative Care in Urological Cancer.- 16. Life After Urological Cancer: Psychological Issues.- 17. Renal Cell Carcinoma Overview.- 18. Renal Cancer: Epidemiology and Aetiology.- 19. Pathology of Renal Cancer.- 20. Renal Cancer: Clinical Features.- 21. Renal Cancer: Investigations and Staging.- 22. Renal Cancer: Surgical Management.- 23. Nephron-Saving Procedures: Ablative Techniques (Non-Surgical) Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA), High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU), Cryotherapy.- 24. Medical Management of Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma.- 25. Tumors of the Adrenal Gland.- 26. Epidemiology, Biology, and Genetics of Adult Male Germ Cell Tumors.- 27. Pathology of Testicular Tumors.- 28. Testicular Cancer: Clinical Features, Staging, and Surgical Management.- 29. Chemotherapy for Testicular Cancer.- 30. The Role of Radiotherapy in Testicular Cancer.- 31. Management of Superficial Bladder Cancer.- 32. Intravesical Therapy for Bladder Cancer.- 33. Molecular Biology of Urothelial Cancer.- 34. Invasive Bladder Cancer: Combined Modality Treatment.- 35. Surgical Management of Bladder Cancer.- 36. Management of Metastatic Bladder Tumors.- 37. Surgical and Minimally Invasive Management of Upper Urinary Tract Tumors.- 38. Urachal and Urethral Cancer (Excluding Penile Cancer).- 39. Epidemiology, Screening, Pathology and Pathogenesis.- 40. Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Staging.- 41. Expectant Management of Localized Prostate Cancer.- 42. External Beam Radiation Therapy for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer.- 43. Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer.- 44. Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer.- 45. High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) in Prostate Cancer.- 46. Surgical Aspects of Prostate Cancer Management.- 47. Management of Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer.- 48. Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer: Systemic Chemotherapy and a System Program.- 49. The Hormonal Management of Metastatic Prostate Cancer.- 50. Cancer Penis and Scrotum.- 51. Non-Urological Cancers Affecting the Urinary Tract.


"This comprehensive textbook provides the reader with a noteworthy survey dedicated to all aspects of urological oncology. ... Various areas have been addressed such as urology, oncology, radiation therapy, radiology, palliative and supportive care. ... All practitioners, whatever their specialty, will find comprehensive theoretical and practical information in this well-prepared and illustrated textbook." (European Urology Today, Vol. 27 (5), October-December, 2015) "This can be considered a mini-textbook of urologic oncology, providing an overview of all of the major organ systems involved with urological cancers. ... This is a very useful guide for trainees and those with a general interest in urological oncology. ... this is a useful reference for those who need to learn more about the challenges of urological oncology." (Leonard G. Gomella, Doody's Book Reviews, April, 2015)

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