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Contents
5

How to use this book
6

NCCN Panel Members
108

NCCN Member Institutions
109

Dictionary
102

Index
110

Part 1: Prostate cancer basics
7

Contents
8

The prostate
9

A disease of cells
10

Cancer’s threat
10

Review
12

Part 2: Cancer staging
13

Contents
14

Prostate-specific antigen
14

Prostate MRI
16

Prostate biopsy
17

Gleason score
18

TNM scores
20

Review
22

Part 3: Treatment Planning
23

Contents
24

Life expectancy
24

Risk assessment
26

Imaging for metastases
27

Review
30

Part 4: Overview of cancer treatments
31

Contents
32

Active surveillance
32

Surgical treatment
33

Radiation therapy
38

Cryosurgery
40

Hormone therapy
41

Immunotherapy
42

Chemotherapy
42

Radiopharmaceuticals
44

Clinical trials
45

Understudied treatments
45

Review
46

Part 5: Treatment guide: Initial treatment
47

Contents
48

Very low risk
50

Low risk
52

Intermediate risk
56

High risk
60

Very high risk
62

Regional cancer
64

Metastatic cancer
64

Review
66

Part 6: Treatment guide: Monitoring
67

Contents
68

Reducing ADT risks
70

Initial treatment results
71

Treatment after prostatectomy
72

Treatment after radiation therapy
74

Review
76

Part 7: Treatment guide: Systemic treatment
77

Contents
78

Castration-naïve prostate cancer
80

Castration-recurrent prostate cancer
82

Review
90

Part 8: Making treatment decisions
91

Contents
92

It’s your choice
92

Questions to ask your doctors
94

What’s my diagnosis and prognosis?
94

What are my options?
95

What does each option require of me?
96

What is your experience?
97

Weighing your options
98

Websites
99

Review
100

Glossary
101

Dictionary
102

Acronyms
105

NCCN Panel Members for Prostate Cancer
108

NCCN Member Institutions
109

Index
110