Related Books

Prostate Cancer, An Issue of Urologic Clinics, E-Book
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Marc A. Bjurlin, Samir S. Taneja
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-06 - Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Dr. Samir Taneja, Consulting Editor, is stepping into the Guest Editor role for this issue of Urologic Clinics devoted to Prostate Cancer. He has assembled top experts to address the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Articles are devoted to the following topics: Whom to Biopsy:
Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
Language: en
Pages: 13
Authors: Stacy Loeb
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-21 - Publisher: Elsevier

PSA screening remains highly controversial due to several important disadvantages. More PSA is produced with prostatic enlargement and in other benign conditions such as urinary tract infections. False positive tests can then lead to unnecessary diagnostic workup with invasive prostate biopsy. Another major problem with screening programs in general is
Prostate Cancer Genetics: Changing the Paradigm of Care, An Issue of Urologic Clinics
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Leonard G. Gomella, Veda Giri
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-28 - Publisher: Elsevier

In this issue of Urologic Clinics, guest editors Leonard G. Gomella and Veda Giri bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Prostate Cancer Genetics: Changing the Paradigm of Care. Provides in-depth, clinical reviews on Prostate Cancer Genetics, providing actionable insights for clinical practice. Presents the latest information on this
Early Detection of Prostate Cancer, An Issue of Urologic Clinics,
Language: en
Pages: 145
Authors: Stacy Loeb
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-16 - Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

PSA screening remains highly controversial due to several important disadvantages. More PSA is produced with prostatic enlargement and in other benign conditions such as urinary tract infections. False positive tests can then lead to unnecessary diagnostic workup with invasive prostate biopsy. Another major problem with screening programs in general is
Advances and Controversies in Prostate Cancer, An Issue of Urologic Clinics - E-Book
Language: en
Pages: 159
Authors: William K. Oh, James C. Hu
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-02 - Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

An estimated 234,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year, making it one of the most common cancers affecting American men; however, it can be a controversial disease to diagnose and treat now that there is research abounding for both “watchful waiting and