Prostate Cancer: Advances in Radiation Oncology, Molecular Biology, and Future Treatment Strategies
Sokoloff, Mitchell H.
FitzGerald, Thomas J.
UMass Chan AffiliationsMedicine
Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology
Document TypeBook Chapter
Keywordsclinical process improvement for prostate cancer
modern care for the prostate patient
patient outcome in prostate cancer
radiation therapy for prostate cancer
treatment strategies for prostate cancer
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AbstractProstate cancer remains an important health problem worldwide affecting one in every six men including members of vulnerable communities. Although successful treatments have been delivered to men affected with the disease resulting in improved patient outcome, process improvements including therapy titration and augmentation are needed to optimize tumor control and limit normal tissue injury from therapy. In this chapter, we describe current management strategies for optimal patient care with radiation therapy and opportunities for improvement of care moving forward with applied science to apply therapy in a strategic manner, potentially improving care and outcome for patients treated for this disease.
SourceWang T, Lewis B, Ruscetti M, Mittal K, Wang MJ, Sokoloff M, Ding L, Bishop-Jodoin M, FitzGerald TJ. Prostate Cancer: Advances in Radiation Oncology, Molecular Biology, and Future Treatment Strategies. In: Barber N, Ali A, editors. Urologic Cancers [Internet]. Brisbane (AU): Exon Publications; 2022 Sep 12. Chapter 13. PMID: 36343136.
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