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Hormone therapy for prostate cancer

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. GU Cancer Site Team. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
4010
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The prostate is a gland that makes seminal fluid. Prostate cancer is a disease where cancer cells start to grow in the prostate gland. These cancer cells grow into a tumor and can spread to other parts of the body such as the bones and lymph nodes. This pamphlet explains what causes prostate cancer, what hormones are, what testosterone does, how hormone therapy works for prostate cancer, how long you will be on hormone therapy, and side effects. A list of resources for further information is pr…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. GU Cancer Site Team
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Prostatic Neoplasms
Hormones
Subjects (LCSH)
Prostate--Cancer--Treatment
Specialty
Cancer Care
Urogenital System
Abstract
The prostate is a gland that makes seminal fluid. Prostate cancer is a disease where cancer cells start to grow in the prostate gland. These cancer cells grow into a tumor and can spread to other parts of the body such as the bones and lymph nodes. This pamphlet explains what causes prostate cancer, what hormones are, what testosterone does, how hormone therapy works for prostate cancer, how long you will be on hormone therapy, and side effects. A list of resources for further information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GU Cancer Site Team; Approved by: Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
4010
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Image guided prostate cancer treatments

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Robert L. Bard, Jurgen J. Fütterer, Dan Sperling, editors. --Heidelberg: Springer , c2014.
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Image-Guided Prostate Cancer Treatments is a comprehensive reference and practical guide on the technology and application of ultrasound and MRI in the male pelvis, with special attention to the prostate. The book is organized into three main sections, the first of which is devoted to general aspects of imaging and image-guided treatments. The second section provides a systematic overview of the application of ultrasound and MRI to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lower urinary tr…
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Other Authors
Bard, Robert Laurence
Fütterer, Jurgen J
Sperling, Dan
Responsibility
Robert L. Bard, Jurgen J. Fütterer, Dan Sperling, editors
Place of Publication
Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 268 pages)
ISBN
9783642404290 (electronic bk.)
9783642404283
Subjects (MeSH)
Prostatic Neoplasms - diagnosis
Prostatic Neoplasms - therapy
Radiotherapy, Image-Guided
Therapy, Computer-Assisted
Subjects (LCSH)
Prostate - Cancer - Treatment
Prostate - Cancer - Imaging
Image-guided radiation therapy
Prostatic Neoplasms - therapy
Radiotherapy, Image-Guided - therapy
Imaging - Radiology
Ultrasound
Oncology
Abstract
Image-Guided Prostate Cancer Treatments is a comprehensive reference and practical guide on the technology and application of ultrasound and MRI in the male pelvis, with special attention to the prostate. The book is organized into three main sections, the first of which is devoted to general aspects of imaging and image-guided treatments. The second section provides a systematic overview of the application of ultrasound and MRI to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lower urinary tract. Performance of the ultrasound and MRI studies is explained, and the normal and abnormal pathological anatomy is reviewed. Correlation with the ultrasound in the same plane is provided to assist in understanding the MRI sequences. Biopsy and interventional procedures, ultrasound-MRI fusion techniques, and image-guided therapies, including focused ultrasound, photodynamic therapy, microwave and laser ablation, are all fully covered. The third section focuses on securing treatment effectiveness and the use of follow-up imaging to ensure therapeutic success and detect tumor recurrence at an early stage, which is vital given that prompt focal treatment of recurrence is very successful. Here, particular attention is paid to the role of Doppler ultrasound and DCE-MRI technologies. This book, containing a wealth of high-quality illustrations based on high-end equipment, will acquaint beginners with the basics of prostate ultrasound and MRI, while more advanced practitioners will learn new skills, means of avoiding pitfalls, and ways of effectively relating the imaging and image-guided treatments to the clinical situation.
Contents
Part I. Basic Principles -- 1. Current Scope of Prostate Cancer -- 2. Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging of the Prostate -- 3. Advanced Ultrasound: Prostate Elastography and Photoacoustic Imaging -- 4. Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Prostate Cancer -- 5. Power Doppler Imaging of Prostate Cancer -- 6. Doppler Histogram Vessel Density Analysis -- 7. MR Imaging of the Prostate -- 8. MR Imaging Localization of Prostate Tumors -- 9. Diffusion-Weighted Whole-Body Imaging: Tumor Staging Applications -- 10. MRI-Guided Biopsy -- 11. MRI-Ultrasound Fusion Imaging -- Part II. Clinical Applications -- 12. Clinical Applications of Ultrasound, Doppler Ultrasound, MRI, and DCE-MRI -- 13. Intraprostatic Cancer -- 14. Focal Tumors: Extraprostatic -- 15. Metastatic Disease -- 16. Diagnosing, Treating, and Reversing Prostate Cancers with Hormonal and Nutritional Intervention -- 17. Imaging Detection of Regression and Recurrence -- Part III. Advanced Image Guided Procedures -- 18. Laser Principles -- 19. Focal Laser Ablation of the Prostate -- 20. Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer Using Irreversible Electroporation -- 21. Photodynamic Therapy -- 22. High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer.
Format
e-Book
Location
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Management of castration resistant prostate cancer

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Fred Saad, Mario A. Eisenberger, editors. --New York: Humana Press , c2014.
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This volume provides new data about the molecular biology of CRPC and a review of the definition, staging and prognostic factors that define CRPC. The book features an in-depth review of proven therapeutic options, including bone-targeted therapies, immunotherapy, chemotherapy and hormonal based therapies. Combination therapy as well as novel targeted approaches presently under investigation are also reviewed. The text provides up-to-date guidelines and algorithms for the management of CRPC bas…
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Other Authors
Saad, Fred
Eisenberger, Mario A.
Responsibility
Fred Saad, Mario A. Eisenberger, editors
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 337 pages)
Series Title
Current clinical urology
ISBN
9781493911769 (electronic bk.)
9781493911752
Subjects (MeSH)
Drug Therapy, Combination
Molecular Targeted Therapy
Prostatic Neoplasms, Castration-Resistant - metabolism
Prostatic Neoplasms, Castration-Resistant - therapy
Receptors, Androgen - therapeutic use
Subjects (LCSH)
Prostate - Cancer - Treatment
Oncology
Interventional radiology
Abstract
This volume provides new data about the molecular biology of CRPC and a review of the definition, staging and prognostic factors that define CRPC. The book features an in-depth review of proven therapeutic options, including bone-targeted therapies, immunotherapy, chemotherapy and hormonal based therapies. Combination therapy as well as novel targeted approaches presently under investigation are also reviewed. The text provides up-to-date guidelines and algorithms for the management of CRPC based on international guidelines presently available as well as evidence-based medicine.
Contents
Part I. Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer: Clinical and Biological Considerations -- 1. Introduction—Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer: A Rapidly Expanding Clinical State and a Model for New Therapeutic Opportunities -- 2. Evolution of Clinical States and the Castration Resistant Clinical Paradigm -- 3. Molecular Mechanisms of Prostate Cancer Progression After Castration -- 4. New Imaging Modalities -- Part II. Treatment: The Androgen Receptor Signaling Axis Biology and Therapeutic Opportunities, Systemic Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, Bone Targeted Approaches and Radiopharmaceuticals -- 5. Androgen Receptor Biology in Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer -- 6. The Androgen Receptor as a Therapeutic Target for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer -- 7. Approaches Targeting Androgen Synthesis (CYP 17 Inhibitors) -- 8. Cytotoxic Chemotherapy (Taxanes and Taxane Combinations) -- 9. The Emerging Role of Immunotherapy in Castrate- Resistant Prostate Cancer -- 10. Bone-Targeted Therapy: Rationale and Current Status -- 11. Radium-223 and Other Radiopharmaceuticals in Prostate Cancer -- Part III. New Drug Development: Clinical Trials Design in CRPC -- 12. Introduction -- 13. Phase I–II Targeted Treatments -- 14. Defining Clinical Endpoints in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer -- Part IV. New Drug Development: Specific Targets -- 15. Angiogenesis Inhibition in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer -- 16. Co-targeting Adaptive Survival Pathways -- 17. Targeting the PI3K/AKT/mTOR Pathway in Prostate Cancer -- 18. PARP Inhibitors -- 19. Targeting C-Met/VEGF in Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer -- 20. Epigenetics in Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer -- 21. Undifferentiated Prostate Cancer and the Neuroendocrine Phenotype -- Part V. Clinical Management Aspects -- 22. Strategies Addressing Quality of Life: Management of Patient-Reported Outcomes and Symptoms -- 23. Evidence-Based Therapeutic Approaches for mCRPC Patients: Rational Sequence of Standard Treatment Options and Design for Future Drug Development.
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e-Book
Location
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