Chapter 15. The Case against Radical Surgery for Early Prostate Cancer

  1. Jonathan Waxman BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCP
  1. Leslie E. F. Moffat

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch15

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

How to Cite

Moffat, L. E. F. (2002) The Case against Radical Surgery for Early Prostate Cancer, in Treatment Options in Urological Cancer (ed J. Waxman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch15

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;
  • radical surgery;
  • gleason scores;
  • radical prostatectomy;
  • brachytherapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural history

  • Gleason scores and survival

  • Treatment options

  • Comparison of treatments

  • Conclusion