Handbook of Focal Therapy for Prostate and Renal Cancer

by Truls E Bjerklund Johansen, Damien Greene, David J Breen, Vladimir Mouraviev

The Handbook of Focal Therapy for Prostate and Renal Cancer provides a comprehensive, timely review of targeted ablation methods to treat prostate and renal cancers. It describes the most effective techniques in current practice, with discussion of the selection criteria, ablation technologies and their limitations, and advice on the management of common side effects. This book comprised of 3 sections that focus on focal therapy of renal cancer, focal therapy of prostate cancer, and rationale for focal therapy of prostate and renal cancer, which are further divided into 29 chapters. The book opens with a summary of the principles of prostate and renal cancer treatment and the mechanisms of focal therapy. Separate sections on prostate and kidney follow, covering the role of focal therapy, side effects and their treatment and follow-up after targeted ablation. Written in a practical, clinically-oriented style, Handbook of Focal Therapy for Prostate and Renal Cancer is the ideal reference for urologists, radiologists and radiation oncologists wishing to employ the latest focal therapy techniques in the care of their patients.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Johansen Truls E Bjerklund
Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
2. Greene Damien
City Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sunderland, UK
3. Breen David J
University Hospital of Southampton, Southampton, UK
4. Mouraviev Vladimir Bladder Health and Reconstructive Institute, Memorial Hospital, Miramar, FL, USA
ISBN 9781909836112
Speciality Oncology, Urology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18600
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 425
Book Type Professional


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