21. Prostate Cancer

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi3 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney4
  1. Nicolas Mottet1 and
  2. Jean-Pierre Droz2

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch21

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Mottet, N. and Droz, J.-P. (2012) Prostate Cancer, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 4

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Service d'Urologie, Clinique Mutualiste de la Loire, San Saint-Etienne, Saint Priest en Jarez, France

  2. 2

    Department of Medical Oncology, Leon Berard Cancer Center, Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University, Lyon, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513



  • prostate cancer;
  • diagnosis, tumor staging;
  • DRE, PSA level, endorectal US;
  • HIFU and cryotherapy;
  • Watch-and-Wait Policy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Presentation

  • Diagnosis, Staging, and Prognostic Factors

  • Health Status Evaluation in Elderly Prostate Cancer Patients

  • Treatment of Localized Disease

  • Treatment of Advanced Disease

  • Practical Guidelines

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References