By J. M. G. Wilson (auth.), Andrew W. Bruce FRCS, FRCS(C), John Trachtenberg MD, FRCS(C) (eds.)
Carcinoma of the prostate more and more dominates the eye of urologists for either clinical and scientific purposes. the hunt for an evidence and the prediction of the variable behaviour of the malignant prostatic phone maintains unabated. the quest for extra distinct tumour staging and greater therapy is both lively. Editors Andrew Bruce and John Trachtenberg have assembled stated leaders in prostate melanoma to offer these parts of direct curiosity to the clinician. there are various different issues that may were thought of yet almost all these, equivalent to experimental tumour versions or biochemical components affecting telephone progress, nonetheless lack instant program for the clinician. Carcinoma of the prostate maintains to have its maximum occurrence within the western global, and the variation compared to the occurrence within the some distance East seems to be genuine and never masked by way of diagnostic or different components. a few different epidemiological elements desire cautious research: Is the prevalence expanding? Is the survival enhancing? Is the diagnosis worse within the more youthful sufferer? Epidemiological facts are simply misused and misinterpreted in order that an exact research of the identified evidence makes an incredible beginning bankruptcy to this book.
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I LOCALIZED [J NON LOCALIZED o ALL STAGES 45-64 65-74 Fig. 8. Carcinoma of the prostate: 5-year relative survival rate, by age and clinical stage, parts of the United States (whites) 1967-1973, Finland 1967-1974 (sources: USA-Axtell et al. 1976; Finland-Hakulinen et al. 1981). Bearing in mind these biases, the principal published studies can be briefly summarized as follows: Franks (1956), in an autopsy study of 53 men with prostatic cancer, found that a considerably higher proportion of the younger men had gross metastases as compared with the older _However, his numbers of younger subjects were small: at ages 50-59 there were only four cases, but all had advanced metastatic disease.
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Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate by J. M. G. Wilson (auth.), Andrew W. Bruce FRCS, FRCS(C), John Trachtenberg MD, FRCS(C) (eds.)