Prostate cancer old problems and new approaches - Part III. Prevention and treatment

Kenneth V. Honn*, Amer Aref, Yong Q. Chen, Michael L. Cher, John D. rissman, Jeffrey D. Forman, Xiang Gao, David Grignon, Maha Hussain, Arthur T. Porter, J. Edson Pontes, Isaac Powell, Bruce Redman, Wael Sakr, Richard Severson, Dean G. Tang, David P. Wood

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Abstract

In Part Three of this review, we begin with an analysis of prevention strategies for prostate cancer followed by a discussion of the clinical use of molecular techniques for the evaluation and treatment of patients with clinically localized prostate cancer. New developments in neutron and photon therapy of prostate cancer are addressed as well as the use of systemic radiotherapy for the treatment of bone métastases. Finally, we conclude with the role of hormonal therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer and the current status of development of chemo therapeutic regimens for the treatment of prostate cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)276-292
Number of pages17
JournalPathology & Oncology Research
Volume2
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996

Keywords

  • chemotherapy
  • prevention
  • prostate cancer
  • radiotherapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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