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How to use this book
6

Chapter 1: Prostate cancer basics
7

Chapter 1: Screening can detect cancer early
8

Chapter 1: What is the prostate?
8

Chapter 1: How does prostate cancer start?
9

Chapter 1: How does prostate cancer spread?
10

Chapter 1: Review
10

Chapter 2: Cancer staging
11

Chapter 2: Factors linked to lung cancer
12

Chapter 2: Contents
12

Chapter 2: Digital rectal exam
13

Chapter 2: Prostate MRI
14

Chapter 2: Prostate biopsy
14

Chapter 2: Gleason score
16

Chapter 2: TNM scores
18

Chapter 2: Review
20

Chapter 3: Treatment planning
21

Chapter 3: Contents
22

Chapter 3: Life expectancy
22

Chapter 3: Risk assessment
23

Chapter 3: Imaging for metastases
24

Chapter 3: Review
26

Chapter 4: Overview of cancer treatments
27

Chapter 4: Contents
28

Chapter 4: Active surveillance
28

Chapter 4: Surgical treatment
29

Chapter 4: Radiation therapy
33

Chapter 4: Cryosurgery
36

Chapter 4: Hormone therapy
36

Chapter 4: Immunotherapy
38

Chapter 4: Chemotherapy
39

Chapter 4: Radiopharmaceuticals
39

Chapter 4: Clinical trials
40

Chapter 4: Treatments needing more research
40

Chapter 4: Review
42

Chapter 5: Treatment Guide: Initial treatment
43

Chapter 5: Contents
44

Chapter 5.1: Very low risk
46

Chapter 5.2: Low risk
48

Chapter 5.3: Intermediate risk
50

Chapter 5.4: High risk
52

Chapter 5.5: Very high risk
54

Chapter 5.6: Meteastatic disease
56

Chapter 5: Review
58

Chapter 6: Treatment guide: Monitoring
59

Chapter 6: Contents
60

Chapter 6.1: Reducing ADT risks
62

Chapter 6.2: Testing initial treatment results
64

Chapter 6.3: Treatment after prostatectomy
66

Chapter 6.4: Treatment after radiation therapy
68

Chapter 6: Review
70

Chapter 7: Treatment guide: Advanced cancer
71

Chapter 7: Contents
72

Chapter 7.1: First-time treatment
74

Chapter 7.2: Treatment for CRPC without metastases
76

Chapter 7.3: Treatment for CRPC with metastases
78

Chapter 7: Review
82

Chapter 8: Making treatment decisions
83

Chapter 8: Contents
84

Chapter 8: It's your choice
84

Chapter 8: Questions to ask your doctors
86

Weighing your options
90

Chapter 8: Websites
92

Chapter 8: Review
92

Glossary
93

Dictionary
94

Acronyms
97

NCCN Panel Members for Prostate Cancer
100

NCCN Member Institutions
101

Index
102