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Prostate Cancer Survivorship

Authors: Goonewardene, Sanchia S., Persad, Raj

  • Key points summarised at the end of each chapter
  • Covers the latest literature and management pathways
  • Utilises author's experience and research on cancer survivorship
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This book provides information on a range of issues related to prostate cancer survivorship, including; psychosexual care, health related quality of life, treatment, follow-up care, new psychosexual pathways, and acute and chronic co-morbidities. The book also covers the needs and challenges in survivorship care, the requirements of care, the future of survivorship care, and role of patient conferences.

This book aims to give oncologists, urologists, and specialist nurses help in how to manage patients in the prostate cancer survivorship phase. This guidance is based on real life experiences handling prostate cancer survivorship, and is developed further through utilising the views of both health care professionals and patients.

About the authors

Sanchia Goonewardene MBChB (Hons.Clin.Sc), BMedSc(Hons), PGCGC, Dip.SSc, MRCS. qualified from Birmingham Medical School with Honours in Clinical Science. After that she completed her Foundation training at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine. Her Core General Surgery training was completed in Coventry and Warwickshire. She has worked as Urology registrar at Guys and St. Thomas Hospitals, London, where she is also Honorary Fellow. She has over 30 publications to her name, with over 60 presentations, and has significantly contributed to the Urological Academic World- she has since added a section to EAU on Prostate Cancer Survivorship and Supportive Care, is an associate member of an EAU guidelines panel and has currently been given her first editorial board position.
Professor Raj Persad has been a practising Uro-Oncology surgeon with an international reputation for innovation and research, since 1996. He specialises in Bladder, Prostate and Kidney Cancer. He has served on key National and International committees for guideline development, service reform and research such as the National Cancer Intelligence Network, National Cancer Research Institute, NIHR-RfPB, NICE, IBCG, BAUS Section of Oncology and Cancer Research UK. He is one of the country's leading pelvic cancer surgeons bringing with him advanced surgical techniques with him from his training abroad in the US and Europe. He leads an active research programme and is the recipient of £5m in research grants.

Table of contents (49 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Goonewardene, Sanchia S. (et al.)

    Pages 1-3

  • Prostate Cancer

    Goonewardene, Sanchia S. (et al.)

    Pages 5-6

  • Cancer Survivorship

    Goonewardene, Sanchia S. (et al.)

    Pages 7-8

  • Prostate Cancer and Radical Treatment

    Goonewardene, Sanchia S. (et al.)

    Pages 9-11

  • Definition and Importance of Psychosexual Care

    Goonewardene, Sanchia S. (et al.)

    Pages 13-13

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eBook $84.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-65357-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Prostate Cancer Survivorship
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-65358-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-65358-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-65357-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 369
Number of Illustrations
26 illustrations in colour
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