Contemporary Issues in Prostate Cancer: A Nursing Perspective

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Medical - 456 pages
Nurses must have the most up-to-date information possible in order to provide accurate patient education and competent nursing care to men with prostate cancer. This book addresses those issues in a very concise and thorough manner. Chapters on risk factors, screening, diagnosis, and different treatment modalities used in cancer management are included.
 

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Contents

EPIDEMIOLOGY RISK FACTORS AND PREVENTION STRATEGIES
1
Risk Factors
8
Hormonal Steroid Factors
17
Prevention
25
SCREENING AND EARLY DETECTION
44
References
57
Factors for Tumor Development Progression and Metastasis
70
INITIAL ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSIS
79
Pretreatment Workup
205
IGRT
212
Psychosocial Issues
225
Types of Permanent Seeds
231
Symptom ManagementPatient Education
237
Temporary HDR Implants
243
Rationale for Hormonal Manipulation
249
Indications for Hormonal Manipulation
258

Laboratory
86
Conclusion
98
STAGING OF PROSTATE CANCER
107
TREATMENT DECISION MAKING
126
Common Complications of Treatment
138
Nursing Issues and Concerns
144
THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WATCHFUL
151
Patient Eligibility Criteria
157
Conclusion
163
Radical Prostatectomy
169
Cryoablation of the Prostate
177
LAPAROSCOPIC RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY
183
Robotics
191
Outcomes
199
Side Effect Management
267
WITH CHEMOTHERAPY
284
Chemotherapy and Prednisone
292
Studies
299
Nursing Management
305
Treatment Options after Chemotherapy Failure
312
THE USE OF COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE CAM
392
Conclusion
404
Case Study
410
PROSTATE CANCER RESOURCES FOR PATIENTS FAMILIES
416
Materials Dealing with Advanced Prostate Cancer
424
Books About Prostate Cancer
430
References
438
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Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania

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