By Prokar Dasgupta; R S Kirby
Prostate melanoma is the commonest melanoma in males within the united kingdom and US and the second one commonest worldwide.
The ABC of Prostate Cancer presents totally illustrated counsel at the remedy and administration of prostate melanoma. It covers the biology, anatomy, and pathology of prostate melanoma, screening, and energetic surveillance and tracking. It provides an evaluate of therapies together with prostatectomy, bracytherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy, in addition to sleek diagnostic assessments and an outline of recent methods to prostate cancer.
With a world writer crew, the ABC of Prostate Cancer is perfect for normal practitioners, relatives physicians, expert nurses, junior medical professionals, clinical scholars and others operating with prostate melanoma sufferers and their households
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18 • • • • • • • • • The disease is an important health problem The natural history of the disease is well understood The disease is recognizable at an early stage Treatment at an early stage is better A suitable diagnostic test exists An acceptable test exists Adequate facilities exist to deal with abnormalities detected Screening is done at repeated intervals when the onset is insidious The chance of harm from screening is less than the chance of beneﬁt The cost of screening is balanced against the beneﬁts.
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ABC of prostate cancer by Prokar Dasgupta; R S Kirby