Invasive Bladder Cancer draws on the expertise of an international community of experts in the area. It offers an updated, simple overview bridging the information coming from basic research to clinical practice, facilitated by most chapters having both a basic researcher and a clinician writing together.Table of contents Epidemiology and prevention of bladder cancer.- Early diagnosis and screening.- Non-invasive diagnosis.- Molecular pathology of tumour progression and metastasis: an introduction.- Staging: past, present and future.- MR imaging of the male pelvis.- Invasive bladder cancer: prognostic factors.- Surgical management of muscle-invasive bladder cancer.- Transurethral resection in patients with muscle-infiltrating bladder cancer.- Nodal involvement.- Pre-operative and definitive radiation therapy in bladder cancer.- Invasive bladder cancer: neo-adjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy: true and false.- Oncological rationale for function-sparing surgery.- Combination therapy and function-sparing surgery for muscle-invasive bladder cancer.- Metastatic transitional cell cancer: the state of the art.- Invasive transitional cell cancer in the elderly.- Quality of life in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer.- Urethra involvement and bladder cancer.- Lower urinary tract reconstruction in patients with bladder cancer.- Salvage cystectomy.
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Titolo: Invasive Bladder Cancer
Autori: Bassi - Pagano
Editore: Springer Verlag
Finitura: Copertina flessibile