Bladder Cancer

Ja Hyeon Ku
Academic Press, 12 dic. 2017 - 724 páginas

Bladder Cancer is designed for researchers and clinicians involved in urologic practice, including urologists, medical oncologists, pathologists and radiologists. It provides comprehensive guidance for treating and understanding bladder cancer and serves as an up-to-date reference reflecting evidence-based research.

The biological behavior of this disease entity shows a heterogeneous pattern with diverse morbidity and mortality depending on a variety of factors, such as tumor characteristics (tumor stage, grade, size, number, shape, and histologic subtypes) and applied treatment modalities (surgery or non-surgical management).

This book presents the substantial academic developments in the field of bladder cancer in one convenient reference.

  • Presents a comprehensive overview of the basic and translational research into bladder cancer
  • Provides the established guidelines for bladder cancer in real clinical practice and relevant evidence-based research
  • Saves academic, medical and cancer researchers time in quickly accessing the very latest details on bladder cancer, as opposed to searching through multiple sources
  • Assists academic clinicians in understanding the importance of the breakthroughs that are contributing to advances in bladder cancer research

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II Diagnosis
III Pathology and Staging
IV Treatment for Nonmuscle Invasive Bladder Cancer NMIBC
V Treatment for MuscleInvasive Bladder Cancer MIBC
VI Chemotherapy for Metastatic Bladder Cancer
VII FollowUp Surveillance
VIII Future Perspective in Bladder Cancer
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Sobre el autor (2017)

Dr. Ku completed his Urology training at Soonchunhyang University Hospital in South Korea. He completed fellowships at Seoul National University Hospital and subsequently obtained his Ph.D. from Seoul National University College of Medicine, Department of Urology.

He was appointed to Seoul Veterans Hospital in Korea and then moved to the Department of Urology, Seoul National Hospital. He studied bladder cancer as a Visiting Postdoc Fellow at Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas under Dr. Seth P. Lerner. He has been a faculty member since 2007 and is now an associate professor in the Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea.

His clinical and research interests lie in urologic cancers including urothelial carcinoma. He has published more than 250 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. He is also an active member of the Korean Urological Association and board member of Korean Urological Oncology Society. He has been serving on the Editorial Boards for the Korean Journal of Urology, World Research Journal of Surgical Oncology, World Journal of Clinical Oncology, and Journal of Chinese Clinical Medicine.

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