Chapter 14. Male Cancers

  1. Ian Peate

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697801.ch14

Men's Health: The Practice Nurse's Handbook

Men's Health: The Practice Nurse's Handbook

How to Cite

Peate, I. (2007) Male Cancers, in Men's Health: The Practice Nurse's Handbook, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470697801.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470035559

Online ISBN: 9780470697801

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Keywords:

  • male cancers;
  • diseases;
  • health care;
  • risk factors;
  • diagnosis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Men and Cancer

  • Inequality and Cancer Care

  • The National Cancer Plan

  • Benign and Malignant Prostate Cancer

  • Risk Factors

  • Signs and Symptoms

  • Staging and Grading

  • Treatment Options

  • Radical Prostatectomy

  • Radical Radiotherapy

  • Brachytherapy

  • Locally Advanced Disease

  • Metastatic Disease

  • Screening

  • Digital Rectal Examination

  • Prostate-Specific Antigen

  • Trans-Rectal Ultrasound (and Guided Biopsy)

  • Testicular Cancer

  • Incidence

  • The Testes

  • Risk Factors

  • Signs and Symptoms

  • Staging and Grading

  • Treatment Options

  • Infertility

  • Screening and Testicular Self-Examination

  • Conclusion

  • References