The handbook discusses the standards and controversies of care for managing each genitourinary malignancy and stage of disease, including expert insight and recommendations for making treatment decisions from oncologists and urologists. Clearly marked key points emphasize the most important concepts in each chapter, while numerous tables and figures summarize and highlight important information for quick reference. Handbook of Prostate Cancer and Other Genitourinary Malignancies is an indispensable guide for all oncologists, urologists, and practitioners who regularly care for prostate cancer patients and patients with kidney cancer, bladder cancer, upper urothelial tract cancer, testicular cancer, or penile cancer.
Key Features:Delivers the need-to-know points of prostate cancer screening, including recommendations on how to assess severity, avoid misdiagnosis, and mitigate overtreatment of low-grade prostate cancerProvides clinical pearls and treatment recommendations for patients who don’t ‘fit’ the standard guidelinesCovers all FDA-approved therapies for each genitourinary malignancy and indicates therapies that are in clinical trialsPrepares physicians for challenging case scenarios and treatment decisions where controversies to clinical management persistIncludes recommendations and best practices for follow up and survivorship careSummarizes AJCC staging criteria from the 8th Edition
In addition to the latest in diagnostic tools and imaging methods, core focus is on the management of each form of cancer at its various stages with up to date genomic data and targeted therapies. Both drug therapies and the range of surgical options are covered, ensuring that this is the perfect tool for clinicians to consult when considering which type of management program is appropriate for each individual patient. A key addition is the final section dedicated to optimizing health care delivery, featuring chapters on highly topical issues such as quality of life, patient advocacy and surgical education.
Full color throughout, and packed with excellent images, each chapter contains concise and didactic practical tips and tricks to enrich the reading experience, in addition to management algorithms and the very latest guidelines from the ASCO, AUA, ESMO and EAU concerning clinical management of bladder cancer.
Coverage extends across the range of major hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, and includes reviews of pharmacology, biostatistics, genetics and tumor biology, and survivorship and palliative care. The book covers all of the topics listed by the American Board of Internal Medicine as essential material for the Medical Oncology Board Examination. Each chapter is written by a fellow and edited by expert faculty and clinicians, and Flash Review includes key points summarized in bullet point form for easy recall. Question-based headings enable the reader to systematically review and assess his knowledge.
This study guide distills the must-know points of medical oncology into a single source for targeted board review, self-assessment, or handy quick reference.
Oncology Boards Flash Review features:Must-know points of medical oncology Coverage of hematologic malignancies, solid tumors, pharmacology, biostatistics, genetics and tumor biology, and survivorship and palliative care Key points summarized in bullet form for easy recall Each chapter written by a fellow and edited by expert faculty and clinicians Useful tool for board review, self-assessment or, handy quick reference