Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancer: A New Paradigm for Clinical Management (Current Clinical Urology)

Title

Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancer: A New Paradigm for Clinical Management (Current Clinical Urology)

Role

Editor: Laurence Klotz

Contributing authors: Meredith [Wallace] Kazer and Donald E. Bailey

Files

Document Type

Book Contribution

Description/Summary

Meredith [Wallace] Kazer (with D.E. Bailey) is a contributing author, "Psychosocial Aspects of Active Surveillance".

Book description: The volume provides an introduction to the concept of active surveillance in oncology in general and prostate cancer specifically. The primary focus is to provide a comprehensive guide to the management of patients on surveillance. The volume covers the many complexities and nuances to this approach including, patient selection, risk assessment, how to overcome 'cancer hysteria' when counseling patients, identifying appropriate triggers for intervention, use of PSA kinetics and MR imaging information, technique and frequency of biopsies, secondary prevention interventions, and the relative roles of surveillance and focal therapy.

ISBN

9781617799112

Publication Date

2012

Publication Information

Kazer, M.W [Wallace], & Bailey, D.E. (2012). Psychosocial Aspects of Active Surveillance . In Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancer: A New Paradigm for Clinical Management (Current Clinical Urology). (L. Klotz Ed). New York, Humana Press/Springer.

Comments

Copyright 2012 Humana Press/Springer Publishing Co.