Chapter 11. Prostate Cancer: Immediate vs. Deferred Treatment

  1. Jonathan Waxman BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCP
  1. D. Kirk

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch11

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

How to Cite

Kirk, D. (2002) Prostate Cancer: Immediate vs. Deferred Treatment, in Treatment Options in Urological Cancer (ed J. Waxman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cancer Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055890

Online ISBN: 9780470757147

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Keywords:

  • prostate cancer;
  • hormone treatment;
  • clinical trials;
  • cancer patients;
  • immediate treatment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why defer treatment?

  • Impact of hormone treatment on disease outcome

  • Practical management of prostate cancer

  • Conclusion