About this book
- Updated, cohesive overview connecting basic research to clinical practice
- Includes more than 50 illustrations, and 40 tables
- Of particular interest to clinical urologists and oncologists
Invasive Bladder Cancer draws on the expertise of an international community of experts in the area. It offers an updated, simple overview bridging the information coming from basic research to clinical practice, facilitated by most chapters having both a basic researcher and a clinician writing together.
The book will be of particular interest to office urologists, and oncologists with a specialist interest in urology.
Written for: Office urologists, oncologists specializing in urology
- bladder cancer
Table of contents
Epidemiology and prevention of bladder cancer.- Early diagnosis and screening.- Non-invasive diagnosis.- Molecular pathology of tumour progression and metastasis: an introduction.- Staging: past, present and future.- MR imaging of the male pelvis.- Invasive bladder cancer: prognostic factors.- Surgical management of muscle-invasive bladder cancer.- Transurethral resection in patients with muscle-infiltrating bladder cancer.- Nodal involvement.- Pre-operative and definitive radiation therapy in bladder cancer.- Invasive bladder cancer: neo-adjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy: true and false.- Oncological rationale for function-sparing surgery.- Combination therapy and function-sparing surgery for muscle-invasive bladder cancer.- Metastatic transitional cell cancer: the state of the art.- Invasive transitional cell cancer in the elderly.- Quality of life in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer.- Urethra involvement and bladder cancer.- Lower urinary tract reconstruction in patients with bladder cancer.- Salvage cystectomy.