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Dx/Rx: Genitourinary Oncology: Cancer of the Kidneys, Bladder, and Testis, Second Edition

Author(s): Matthew D. Galsky, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Director, Genitourinary Medical Oncology, The Tisch Cancer Institute, New York, New York
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763792985
  • ISBN-10:0763792985
  • Paperback    314 pages      © 2012
Price: $82.95 US List
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Designed for oncologists, urologists, and any other health professionals who care for urologic cancer patients, Dx/Rx: Genitourinary Oncology: Cancer of the Kidneys, Bladder, and Testis, Second Edition is a current, concise, quick reference guide to the diagnosis and therapy genito-urinary cancers. Tightly organized into a condensed outline-bulleted format, this pocket-sized reference offers precise and up-to-date information on the epidemiology, classification, diagnosis, treatment, and risk factors for cancers of the bladder/urothelial tract, kidneys, and testis. Throughout the book, tables and figures summarize important clinical data and current professional society recommendations, while salient references direct readers to additional information. The Second Edition includes three new chapters on metastatic urothelial carcinoma, localized renal carcinoma, and management of stages I and II nonseminoma.

Presented in a handy, easy-to-read format, Dx/Rx: Genitourinary Oncology: Cancer of the Kidneys, Bladder, and Testis, Second Edition is a must-have guide for use on the ward or in the clinic.

Section  1  Cancers of the Bladder/Urothelial Tract
Chapter  1  Bladder Cancer: Epidemiology and Risk Factors
Chapter  2  Bladder Cancer: Diagnosis, Pathology, and Staging
Chapter  3  Superficial Bladder Cancer
Chapter  4  Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer
Chapter  5  Urothelial Carcinoma of the Ureter and Renal Pelvis
Chapter  6  Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma
Chapter  7  Nontransitional Call Carcinomas of the Urothelial Tract
Section  2  Cancers of the Kidney
Chapter  8  Renal Carcinoma: Epidemiology and Risk Factors
Chapter  9  Renal Carcinoma: Diagnosis, Pathology, Pathogenesis, and Staging
Chapter  10  Localized Renal Carcinoma
Chapter  11  Metastatic Renal Carcinoma
Section  3  Cancers of the Testis
Chapter  12  Testicular Cancer: Epidemiology and Risk Factors
Chapter  13  Testicular Cancer: Diagnosis, Pathology, and Staging
Chapter  14  Management of Stages I and II Seminoma
Chapter  15  Management of Stages I and II Nonseminoma
Chapter  16  Management of Advanced and Recurrent Germ Cell Tumors

Matthew D. Galsky, MD-Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Director, Genitourinary Medical Oncology, The Tisch Cancer Institute, New York, New York

Dr. Matthew Galsky completed his training in internal medicine at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. He then pursued subspecialty training completing a fellowship in medical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where he was selected to serve as the Chief Medical Oncology Fellow. After completing training, Dr. Galsky joined the faculty at Sloan-Kettering. He now practices in New York where he lives with his wife and children. His interests include early phase drug development for the treatment of cancer and speaking to patients “in language they can understand.”