Bladder Cancer: Biology, Diagnosis, and Management
Konstantinos N. Syrigos, Donald G. Skinner
Oxford University Press, 1999 - Medical - 469 pages
Bladder cancer represents a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and presents major problems in detection and management. This book will review comprehensively the current understanding of the biology, pathophysiology and urological oncology of the disease, looking at the problems and potential solutions. Fully illustrated including a colour plate section, it will include chapters on both the scientific and clinical principles, emphasizing molecular biology, pathogenesis, detection and experimental therapeutics, and focusing on new developments in clinical research. The contributors are international and well known in the area.
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EPIDEMIOLOGY OF BLADDER CANCER
SCREENING OF BLADDER CANCER
ANIMAL MODELS FOR THE STUDY OF BLADDER CANCER
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