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TitleCarcinoma of the Kidney and Testis, and Rare Urologic Malignancies [electronic resource] : Innovations in Management / edited by Zbigniew Petrovich, Luc Baert, Luther W. Brady
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1999
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Descript XIII, 472 p. 40 illus. in color. online resource


This book provides readers with current information on the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of carcinomas of the kidney and testis, as well as several less common tumors of the genitourinary tract. Recent contributions in epidemiology and molecular genetics are discussed with a view to their importance for clinical practice. Novel approaches to the treatment of several important tumors are presented, with emphasis on multidisciplinary patient management. The numerous illustrations will assist the reader in obtaining a better understanding of the presented data


Renal Cell Carcinoma -- 1 Epidemiology of Renal Cell Carcinoma -- 2 Pathology of Renal Cell Carcinoma -- 3 Genetics of Renal Cell Carcinoma -- 4 Imaging of Renal Parenchymal Tumors -- 5 Radical Nephrectomy -- 6 Nephron-Sparing Surgery -- 7 Palliative Surgical Therapy -- 8 Preoperative and Palliative Embolization -- 9 Immunotherapy and Chemotherapy for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma -- 10 The Role of Radiotherapy in the Management of Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma -- 11 Radiation Therapy for Carcinoma of the Renal Pelvis and Ureters -- 12 Diagnosis and Management of Tumors of the Adrenal Gland -- 13 Surgical Treatment of Adrenal Gland Tumors -- 14 Diagnosis and Management of Retroperitoneal Tumors in Pediatric Patients -- Carcinoma of the Testis CAR -- 15 Carcinoma of the Testis: The Epidemiology and Etiology -- 16 Carcinoma of the Testis: Pathology -- 17 Imaging of Testicular Neoplasms -- 18 Surgical Treatment for Early Germ Cell Tumors -- 19 Surgery for Advanced Stage Testis Cancer -- 20 Radiotherapy in Early Seminoma -- 21 Radiotherapy for Bulky Seminoma -- 22 Radiotherapy of Testicular Germ Cell Tumors: The German Experience -- 23 Chemotherapy for Seminoma -- 24 Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumors -- 25 Is a Policy of Surveillance Warranted in Early Stage Testicular Cancer Following Orchiectomy? -- 26 Fertility Following Treatment of Testicular Carcinoma -- 27 Testicular Tumors in Prepubertal Boys: Assessment and Treatment -- Carcinoma of the Penis and Scrotum -- 28 Surgical Management of Carcinoma of the Penis and Scrotum -- 29 Radiotherapy in Cancer of the Penis, Male Urethra, and Scrotum -- Carcinoma of the Female Urethra -- 30 Urethral Carcinoma of the Female Urethra: Surgical Management -- 31 Radiation Therapy for the Female Urethra -- Sarcoma of the Genito-Urinary Tract in Adults -- 32 Primary Retroperitoneal Sarcomas -- 33 Adult Genitourinary Sarcomas: Pelvic Sarcomas -- 34 Hematologic Malignancies Involving the Genitourinary System -- 35 Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Genitourinary Tract in Pediatric Patients -- 36 Measures to Optimize Quality of Life in Patients Treated for Genitourinary Tumors -- 37 Racial Differences in the Incidence, Behavior, and Management of Tumors of the Genitourinary Tract -- 38 Risk of Second Malignancies Following Treatment for Genitourinary Tumors -- List of Contributors

Medicine Radiotherapy Radiology Pathology Urology Medicine & Public Health Urology Radiotherapy Ultrasound Pathology


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