Cancer of the Testis

Editors: Laguna, M.P., Albers, P., Richie, J.P., Bokemeyer, C. (Eds.)

  • Provides a comprehensive pathological and clinical classification allowing choosing risk adapted therapeutic strategies
  • Presents the current role of all types of surgery in testis cancer
  • Offers (for the first time in a book) chapters on fertility, economical considerations and late effects of primary treatment
  • The cooperation of urologists, oncologist and radiotherapists offers an integrated approach to the condition
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Cancer of the Testis presents a thorough account of every aspect of this disease, including histology, risk factors, prognosis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, there is a focus on the pertinent issues of fertility, late effects of primary therapy, follow-up after primary treatment and testicular cancer in childhood.

With an international authorship comprised of many of the key contributors to the field, this book brings together a rich and balanced range of perspectives.

A state-of-the-art reference volume on testicular cancer, this book is essential reading for urologists, medical oncologists and radio-oncologists.

M. Pilar Laguna, MD PhD, is an Associate Professor in Urology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Peter Albers, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Urology at Dusseldorf University, Germany.

Carsten Bokemeyer, MD, is Director of Oncology and Hematology at Hubertus Wald Tumorzentrum at the University Medical Center in Hamburg, Germany.

Jerome P. Richie, MD, is the Elliot C. Cutler Professor of Urologic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Urology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA.

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From the reviews:

“This is an excellent resource not only for diagnosis and staging, but also as an overview of contemporary management. … The book is intended for clinicians who wish to review and broaden their knowledge in this area. … Each chapter in this book is well written and provides excellent discourse on its topic. This is a very good resource for clinicians who seek an overview of the relevant multifaceted aspects of testis cancer.” (Timothy J. Kim, Doody’s Review Service, August, 2011)

“M. Pilar Laguna, P. Albers, C. Bokeleyer and J. P. Richie developed a transatlantic cooperation and wrote this outstanding book with the help of more than 50 recognised experts. All medical specialities involved in testis cancer management were represented … . All aspects of testis cancer were examined with the main contents divided into six parts. … This textbook was intended for urologists and all physicians involved in testis cancer management, a many will find practical information in this publication.” (Paul Meria, European Urology Today, April/May, 2011)


Table of contents (24 chapters)

  • Histological Classification and Pathology of Testicular Tumors

    Algaba, Ferran (et al.)

    Pages 3-26

  • Risk Factors and Genetical Characterization

    Looijenga, Leendert H. J.

    Pages 27-63

  • Testicular Tumor Markers

    Lawrentschuk, Nathan (et al.)

    Pages 67-74

  • Radiographic Diagnosis and Staging

    Santis, Maria (et al.)

    Pages 75-94

  • Staging and Prognostic Systems

    Mead, Graham M. (et al.)

    Pages 95-113

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cancer of the Testis
Editors
  • M. Pilar Laguna
  • Peter Albers
  • Jerome P. Richie
  • Carsten Bokemeyer
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-84800-370-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84800-370-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-84800-369-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-5729-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 347
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