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Treatment of Prostatic Cancer

Facts and Controversies (Progress in Clinical and Biological Research)

by Fritz H. Schroder

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Published by Wiley-Liss .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages270
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Open LibraryOL7618982M
ISBN 100471568333
ISBN 109780471568339

  This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the treatment of prostate cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer Author: PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board. Low-risk prostate cancer often grows very slowly, or doesn't grow at all. Because of this, a treatment approach known as "active surveillance" can be considered as an alternative to radiotherapy or .

Treatment by watchful waiting/active surveillance, HIFU, external-beam radiation therapy, brachytherapy, cryosurgery, and surgery are, in general, offered to men whose cancer remains within the prostate. Specialty: oncology. The three most common prostate problems are benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostatitis, and prostate cancer. Men with the same condition and symptoms might opt for very different treatments — or choose to do nothing at all. Right now, one of the major controversies in prostate treatment .

  Conclusions and Relevance: Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer have improved the ability to stratify patients by risk and allowed clinicians to recommend therapy based on cancer prognosis and patient preference. Initial treatment Cited by: The Facts: Comparing Prostate Cancer Treatment Options By Michael J. Dattoli, M.D. This booklet provides a comprehensive overview of published, peer-reviewed data showing the advantages and disadvantages of the currently available treatment options for prostate cancer.


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Robert Ferré's book “Best Prostate Cancer Treatment PROTON BEAM THERAPY” is a seminal work on Prostate Cancer treatment. Robert’s book came to me at a most fortuitous time. I had just been diagnosed with prostate cancer and am now at that juncture where I must commit to a particular prostate cancer : $ This book is helpful in understanding the basics of prostate cancer.

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Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer. Newer developments in the treatment of localized prostate cancer, such as neoadjuvant hormonal therapy, computer-guided brachytherapy, and cryosurgery, are covered. There are outstanding and clearly written sections on the use of hormonal manipulation Cited by:   Internal radiation therapy (brachytherapy).

Radioactive seeds or pellets are surgically placed into or near the cancer to destroy the cancer cells. Other therapies used in the treatment of.

If you are facing prostate cancer, we can help you learn about the treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services. Prostate Cancer Treatment What cancer patients, their families, and caregivers need to know about the coronavirus.

This type of radiation therapy is being studied in the treatment of prostate cancer. Photodynamic therapy. A cancer treatment that uses a drug and a certain type of laser light to kill cancer cells.

A drug that is not active until it is exposed to light is injected into a vein. The drug collects more in cancer. Prostate cancer cells need male sex hormones, like testosterone, to keep growing. This treatment keeps the cancer cells from getting them. Your doctor might call it called androgen deprivation Author: Erica Petri.

The effects of some prostate cancer treatments, such as radiation and chemotherapy, may cause you to experience fatigue and tiredness. These symptoms may begin during treatment Author: Kimberly Holland.

Prostate cancer usually grows very slowly, and finding and treating it before symptoms occur may not improve men's health or help them live longer. Explore the links on this page to learn about prostate.

Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. From basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth information on specific cancer types – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment.

Prostate cancer is the second commonest cause of cancer death in males. In the past decade there has been a quiet revolution in the management of the disease, and at last the profession, the media, and the public are demanding that more effort and resources are devoted to research and new treatments.

This book Author: Neville W Harrison. Living & Managing. From coping with cancer-related stress to eating right and getting a boost from exercise, here are tips on living with prostate cancer. After Your Treatment To help speed your. prostate cancer and the treatment choice you make affect both of you.

Words that may be new to you appear in bold type. For a complete list of Words to Know, see pages 35 to This booklet is a starting point. Its purpose is to help you learn about early-stage prostate cancer, different treatments File Size: 1MB.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), but it can often be treated successfully. If you have prostate cancer or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about prostate cancer. The latest and most progressive treatment advice from prostate cancer experts at the nation's top medical centers.

For each of the nearlyAmericans diagnosed with prostate cancer Brand: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing. The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups is an organisation of over 80 UK patient-led prostate cancer support groups and acts as the voice of patients.

It has a helpline and website and campaigns under the name Tackle Prostate Cancer. This treatment is an option for curing prostate cancer that has not spread beyond the prostate or has not spread very far. Like any operation, this surgery carries some risks.

A recent trial showed possible. prostate cancer,cancer originating in the prostate gland. Prostate cancer is one of the most malignancies in men in the United States, second only to skin cancer, and as a cause of cancer death in men is second only to lung cancer.WebMD explains the use of radiation therapy for prostate cancer, including internal and external radiation therapy, how radiation therapy is performed, side effects, risks, and more.Doctors treating prostate cancer have a wide range of tools available.

Your doctors will work with you to design a treatment plan that gives you the greatest chance of longer life, while managing side effects and preserving prostate function.

Learn more about the treatment options for prostate cancer.